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Apple made some slight design changes to their website tonight, with a new dark navigation bar, as well as spring loaded and slide-in animations for products. The new design resulted in several hours of downtime.

Some last minute part numbers had suggested the long awaited white iPhone may have been making an appearance, but that was not the case.

Article Link: Apple Tweaks Website Design with Darker Navigation and Animations
 

The Californian

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Nothing to see here folks, move along. ::yawn::
 
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Eso

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Can someone explain the spring loaded animation to me?
 
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AfterMac

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iPhone 4 "White" will be a rumor till 2012!

I like the few "tweaks". Clean and subtle, as always!
 
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brianbobcat

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There's also what looks like a little paper or canvas texture between the 10 Billion apps image and the top of the browser window behind the new, darker, navigation bar.
 
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Blakeco123

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this is totally what lion is going to look like. I can feel it (creepy psychic tone)
 
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kenzbud

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Work really well with my iPhone. Especially "scrolling" through the different iMac, Mac Pro, etc.
 
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Apple store still not optimized for iPhone. Bravo Apple!
 
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Blakeco123

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There's also what looks like a little paper or canvas texture between the 10 Billion apps image and the top of the browser window behind the new, darker, navigation bar.

ya your right you can see it fade in as you move up toward the top of the page
 
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zeemeerman2

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Ugh.. the pages won't load correctly at my beta browser (Firefox 4 beta 9). Stuck at the loading image. (All links behind the image are working, as I can click through the loading image, but the loading image itself is stuck on the screen without showing anything else.

With the loading image I mean that circle of stripes that turns around when a page is finished loading in the browser.

Cool search bar movement though...
 
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I feel like this is a step backwards for apple. At the turn of the century, apple introduced the glossy aqua look. It was new, exciting, pretty enough to lick.... Back then. Nowadays, the glossy theme is used by cheap design studios for as-seen-on-tv products... It's out of date. When apple introduced leopard, gone were the immature glossy bars, replaced by subtle and mature grey gradients. More than that, it LOOKED better, and apples website had one of the best control bars because it used this theme. Now, it's aqua all over again, but for extra "cheapness" it's grey. Reminds me of vista.

Just my .02
 
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wordoflife

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Search field could do with some work still!

In an HTML5 browser, the search bar stretches out when you click it. Looks pretty good.


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Apple store still not optimized for iPhone. Bravo Apple!

They probably want you to use the app for the online store.
 
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I feel like this is a step backwards for apple. At the turn of the century, apple introduced the glossy aqua look. It was new, exciting, pretty enough to lick.... Back then. Nowadays, the glossy theme is used by cheap design studios for as-seen-on-tv products... It's out of date. When apple introduced leopard, gone were the immature glossy bars, replaced by subtle and mature grey gradients. More than that, it LOOKED better, and apples website had one of the best control bars because it used this theme. Now, it's aqua all over again, but for extra "cheapness" it's grey. Reminds me of vista.

Just my .02
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I think this new glass theme is worlds better than the metal look. The majority of Apple products have a black glass bezel around them. Mac OS X's UI has always matched the hardware it was on so this is only fitting. Also by saying this looks like Vista is essentially saying that iOS looks like Vista as the UI elements represented in the top of the new page are in iOS ie, the lock screen, full screen videos, full screen iTunes artwork, etc.
 
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Wayfarer

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Finally!

Illuminous is here! :D

https://www.macrumors.com/2006/12/11/aqua-to-see-leopard-refresh/

I think this new glass theme is worlds better than the metal look. The majority of Apple products have a black glass bezel around them. Mac OS X's UI has always matched the hardware it was on so this is only fitting. Also by saying this looks like Vista is essentially saying that iOS looks like Vista as the UI elements represented in the top of the new page are in iOS ie, the lock screen, full screen videos, full screen iTunes artwork, etc.

+9001!!!
 
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