Get Rid Of The Annoying, Anachronistic Faux Leather Book Trim From Mountain Lion’s Calendar And Contacts [OS X Tips]

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Ahhhh. So much cleaner. Nice.
Ahhhh. So much cleaner. Nice.

Are you wondering why I said anachronistic? Well, seriously, the old-school world of fake leather and book bindings is goofy enough when it’s a real world item (unless it’s the sweet BookBook case for your iPhone…drool), but the skeumorphic leather and book bindings in newly-named Calendar and same-old-name Contacts apps in OS X Mountain Lion are ridiculous. I haven’t used a paper calendar or address book in years, even in the days before the iPhone. I know – gasp – there was life before iPhones.

Here’s an app that will remove this fugly visual choice – then you can forever thank us for helping you use your digital world just a bit more, erm, digitally.

Is This The World’s Ugliest iPad App?

I don't even know what to say...
I don't even know what to say...

Here, ladies and gentlemen, for your viewing pleasure, is an example of open-source “design” at its finest. From the retro desktop-style interface through to the clunky name — Documents Unlimited PDF & Office Editor Apps for iPad — not a single aspect of this experience has been left untouched by the clunky hand of open-source UI design committees.

In fact, I would like to award it the newly-minted title of Ugliest iPad App, Like, Ever (or UiALE for short).