All items tagged with "icon"

Mac Icon Designer Susan Kare Releases New Portraits Of Steve Jobs And Ashton Kutcher

BRGx7cnCcAALJ04

To celebrate the upcoming release of Ashton Kutcher’s role in the new JOBS biopic, famed Mac icon designer, Susan Kare, released new 32 x 32 pixel portraits of El Jobso himself and Señor Aplusk.

Read the rest of this post »

The Apple Logo Could Replace The Home Button Icon On The iPhone 5S [Image]

Screen Shot 2013-06-29 at 9.49.04 AM

A new shot published by Letemsvetemapplem — which has a credible history with Apple leaks in the past — suggests that Apple might make a major change to the home button in iPhone 5S, replacing the icon that exists there now with a big, glowing Apple symbol.

Read the rest of this post »

iOS 7’s Maps Icon Is No Longer Trying To Kill You [Image]

enhanced-buzz-29031-1339521580-1

From top to bottom: pre-iOS 6 Maps icon, iOS 6 Maps icon, iOS 7 Maps icon.

When Apple unveiled iOS 6’s new Maps icon, it became an emblem for everything that was wrong with Apple Maps, a service that — at launch — was widely criticized as being inferior to Google’s own maps data, which every previous version of iOS had shipped with.

Why the icon? Because it gave directions that would probably end up killing you if you followed them in real life. But that’s all changed in iOS 7.

Read the rest of this post »

Mastering Notification Center: Switch Out The Menu Bar Icon For Something Cooler [OS X Tips]

You know, like a 1Up mushroom, for example.

You know, like a 1Up mushroom, for example.

With the abundance of icons in the upper right corner of the Mac OS X screen, it could be time for a change. If you’re tired of the same old Notification Center icon–the one that looks like a bullet list–this tip’s for you.

Read the rest of this post »

Max Out Your Designer Toolkit With The Ultimate Icon Bundle [Deals]

CoM - Fonts

When you’re a designer, you can never have enough icons. This Cult of Mac Deals offer delivers icons galore!

Simply put, this massive bundle of 2500 professional-quality icons is a must-have for any designer. With The Ultimate Icon Bundle, you’ll have all the icons you could ever need for all your design endeavors – and you’ll have them right at the tip of your fingers for only $39.

Read the rest of this post »

Get Great Design Tools With The Premium Designer Freebie Bundle [Freebie]

CoM - Designer Freebie

We’ve got a great offer for you at Cult of Mac Deals today – not only because it is jam-packed with hundreds of high-quality vector files, PSD files, icons and more. It’s because this bundle – dubbed The Premium Designer Freebie Bundle is available at no cost whatsoever!

Read the rest of this post »

Apple’s FaceTime Icon Makes No Sense

facetimeiconmakesnosense

I’ve never given much thought to Apple’s FaceTime icon, but it really doesn’t make any sense. Like seriously, what is the trapezoid on the right? It can’t be the lens because there’s a lens in the box. Is that the back facing camera and the triangle trapezoid is the front camera?

It’s supposed to be an old video camera glyph with the lens superimposed, but it’s so redundant that it still doesn’t make any sense for FaceTiming purposes.

The FaceTime icon should probably look something like this instead:

Read the rest of this post »

Stack Your Web Design Toolbox With The World’s Largest UI Bundle [Deals]

Stack Your Web Design Toolbox With The World’s Largest UI Bundle [Deals]

Sometimes you need to have that one tool in your digital toolkit, and it just isn’t there. Sometimes you want to have more to work with, but you just run out of inventory. Sometimes you just don;t have enough of what you need.

This latest Cult of Mac Deals offer will get rid of all of those “sometimes” when it comes to web design, because you’ll get over 300 vectors, icons and more for all of your design needs with The World’s Largest UI Bundle. And you’ll get it for only $69!

Read the rest of this post »

Apple Attempts To Trademark Its Music Icon, But Myspace Got There First

Apple Attempts To Trademark Its Music Icon, But Myspace Got There First

The Music app on iPad.

Almost everything Apple creates is patented and trademarked in an effort to ensure that other companies can’t steal its ideas (though they do). However, sometimes the folks in Cupertino hit a stumbling block. That’s what happened when Apple attempted to trademark its Music app icon recently, only to find that Myspace got there first.

Read the rest of this post »

Change The Notification Center Menu Bar Icon In Mountain Lion [OS X Tips]

Change The Notification Center Menu Bar Icon In Mountain Lion [OS X Tips]

With the profusion of menu bar icons in the upper right of our Mountain Lion screens, it might be time for a change. If you’re bored with the same old Notification Center icon that everyone else who’s upgraded to Apple’s latest Mac operating system has, this tip’s for you.

Read the rest of this post »