Penguins, Lizards and Apple's X Factor: How Famous OS Logos Got Started

By , CIO.com |  Operating Systems, google chrome, Linux

Google Chrome OS Sphere

For Chrome, Google's browser and forthcoming operating system, the search king chose a multi-colored sphere for a logo. Its influences are many: The Windows logo (same color scheme), a Webcam, the Pokeballs from Pokemon, the "Simon" electronic memory game from the '80s.

Inspirations aside, the Chrome ball is a powerful image on its own. It's no accident that it resembles an eyeball, signifying knowledge and insight.

The logo most likely to: do no evil.

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