Links for September 10

On the iPhone price drop

Oh, I’ve been reading a lot of reactions and comments, and I started writing my thoughts on the matter. Then I happened to read Steven Frank’s post and, well, he couldn’t have said it better. Go read him.

Fix the Leopard folders

Excellent analysis by Brandon Walkin about the new folders in Mac OS X Leopard.

Folder icons in Mac OS should serve the following purposes:

  1. Fit in aesthetically with the other Apple-designed icons provided in the Leopard install
  2. Make it very easy to distinguish between folders at a glance
  3. Quickly describe the contents of the folder

The new folders in Leopard fail on all counts for the four reasons listed below.

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