Microsoft had a secret Windows XP theme that made it look like a Mac
Saturday, 26 September 2020
Microsoft created a secret Windows XP theme that made the operating system look more like a Mac. A recent Windows XP source code leak has revealed Microsoft’s early work on the operating system and some unreleased themes the company created during its early XP development back in 2000.
One is labeled “Candy” and includes a design that closely resembles Apple’s Aqua interface that was first introduced at the Macworld Conference & Expo in 2000. Although the theme is incomplete, the Windows XP Start button and various buttons and UI elements are clearly themed to match Apple’s Aqua.
Microsoft never released its Aqua theme for Windows XP, and we understand it was used in early source code for the OS. Windows developers appear to have used...
💡 One News Page Knowledge: Other News Mentions
Working From Home May Be Making Us Less Creative, Study Suggests
Credit: Cover Video STUDIO Duration: 01:15Published
Xbox chief hints at TV streaming sticks for xCloudMicrosoft’s head of gaming and Xbox, Phil Spencer, has hinted that the company is planning TV streaming sticks for its xCloud cloud gaming service. In an..
Minecraft will require a Microsoft account to play in 2021Minecraft players have been able to play without a Microsoft account for the past six years that the company has owned the game, but that will change in 2021,..
How Microsoft brought Gears Tactics to the Xbox Series X and S‘It’s harder to make PC games’
Epic says Apple ‘has no rights to the fruits of Epic’s labor’ in latest filingIllustration by Alex Castro / The Verge
Epic Games fired back against Apple yet again in a new court filing, saying the iPhone maker “has no rights..
Where to buy refurbished productsPhoto by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge
Buying a refurbished device rather than one that’s brand-new can save you a ton of money. However, these..
Gwyneth Paltrow proud of daughter Apple’s empowered view on Gender Equality
Credit: Cover Video STUDIO Duration: 00:45Published
Here’s how Apple imagined AirTags would work one year agoOne diagram shows how the tags could be attached to a set of keys. | Image: Apple / USPTO
As well as letting you find lost items, Apple has considered..
You Might Like
Related videos from verified sources
Related news from verified sources
Tweets about this