Why did Apple killed Apple Logo

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by Badrottie, Jun 24, 2017.

  1. Badrottie Suspended

    Badrottie

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    I havent visited this forum in a while because I havent used my rMBP after I got 12.9 iPP. Yesterday I went to the Apple Store for the first time since Jan 2017 when I bought Apple Pencil and I was playing with new 10.5 iPP it looks nice then went to rMBP with Touch Base it was cool then I saw another rMBP without Touch Base and noticed Apple logo on the top case is different than non Touch base rMBP with glow Apple logo. I thought maybe Apple decided to kill glow Apple logo in the future rMBP? Glow Apple logo is nice to look at.
     
  2. HiRez macrumors 603

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    It's kind of a shame because the glowing Apple logo was iconic for laptops for so many years. I like the change for one reason though: on the old ones if you had direct sun hitting the back of the screen (like in the 2 hours after sunrise or the 2 hours before sunset), the sun would bleed through the other side of the screen.
     
  3. jerryk macrumors 68020

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    I think it was a purposely move to make the new MacBook Pros look distinct from the old ones from across the room. "Oh, I see you have a new MacBook Pro! Can I see it. Got to get me one of these!"
     
  4. Lostanddamned macrumors 6502a

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    Because it requires more thickness on the top lid to have the display, then the transparent acrylic, then the metal lid, whereas with the high-gloss logo, you can just finish the metal differently and you’re good!
     
  5. dlim1027 macrumors newbie

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    This is precisely why. The backlit logo requires more room.
     
  6. Nilhum macrumors regular

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    Design. IMO space gray would look stupid with the glowing logo.

    Now, all their products have the black Apple logo and I like it much better. The glowing logo looks outdated, like something from the 90's.
     
  7. argentum47 macrumors regular

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    Some people actually prefer it not glowing. It was cool when it was first introduced, but in 2017 it can look a bit cheap, maybe immature, not classy, pretentious, or whatever you call it (these are not my words). That, and the thinness craze.

    I somewhat agree, but I do miss it too..
     
  8. turbineseaplane macrumors 68020

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    Now, instead, the keyboard sounds cheap and has the reliability of something cheap.

    :-(
     

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