10,000 iPhone App Icon Mosaic

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    Wow, someone has too much time on their hands! Mind you, with technology these days it may not have been that time consuming. ;) Nonetheless, quite impressive!
     
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    I love the full-sized one. I've never even seen 95% of these icons before.
     
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    probably done similarly to the way xUKHCx's MR avatar mosaic was made, but still awesome.
     
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    wow that's cool...now if only i had an iphone :rolleyes:
     
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    pretty cool
     
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    I was thinking the same thing :D

    If someone wants to do something similar I can recommed MacOSaiX or MozoDoJo.

    They are quite fun and relatively easy to make.
     
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    Nice idea. It is pretty cool to look at all the different icons in the full size picture.
     
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    Now I want to see a flash version where clicking on the icons enlarges them and provides info on it and a link to the store.
     
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    You really don't need Flash to do that.
     
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    True, just working in flash at the moment so it came out as I typed.
     
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    I love the full sized one, it looks awesome!
     
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    Neat, but they should of used the original iPhone icons and not ones from the app store that are unrecognizable.
     
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    Am the only one who sees Apple using something like this in a TV ad?
     
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    Has Apple ever advertised the App Store specifically though? I can only recall brief mention of it in a couple iPhone commercials. Regardless, it would be reminicient of the iTMS ads from a few years back.
     
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    Awesome...but...

    They are missing quite a few apps (4 that I wrote)...and use the same ones over and over.

    Can anyone else find: iCanSketchIt, Triple Card Poker, Beer Finder, or Hi Lo?

    :)

    --Drew
     
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    I don't see mine either, and I see a lot of duplicates.
     
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    thats awesome!
     
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    pretty neat
     
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    Wonder where they got access to all the icons. Hate to think of someone manual copying these from a site or something.

    And, I second that they should have used the original icons.
     
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    I see a few I recognize.
     
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    AppShopper.com supplied the icons.

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    The big problems must have been the fact that you just couldn't do it if you included each and every app exactly once.

    There might not be enough black-background apps for the phone; too many red apps to realistically do a red icon, etc, etc. They'd have to fudge the 'source' picture quite a bit, I imagine, to get one that works with the exact 10k icons. (The background likely wouldn't be white, it would be a funny mish-mash; since I doubt there are *THAT* many mostly-white icons.
     
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    And my app is one of them!

    I feel like I've achieved something - sad but true. :)
     
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    Sweet sauce. That looks fun.
     

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