Thursday, September 02, 2004

Further Thoughts on the New iMac

The last iMac redesign turned a bulky egg-ish shape into an object with real personality. The last iMac, with its round base, single swivel arm, movable screen, seemed like a cute, little lovable alien.

The new iMac looks like, well, a screen. That's it. It looks like a computer screen. The last iMac design was a step away from the boxy computer look. The new one is a step back toward the box. The box is smaller, but it still seems like a step backward, which is the wrong direction.

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