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[OT] Windows 10 tray icon symbology   [OT]

By: Ben Kent       
Date: Jun 04,2016 at 04:33
In Response to: [OT] Windows 10 tray icon symbology (Darren)

> I've been using Win10 for a while now, and I still can't figure
> out what one of these tray icons is supposed to mean -- symbolically that
> is. So, the volume and message icons make perfect sense, but what the
> heck is the network icon supposed to represent? Is it a PCI card? or
> maybe a monitor with a lump on the left side. And is that a tiny "T"
> inside the lump? And what is that lump. You'd think after
> designing icons for decades they could make this a bit more... user
> friendly or something. Any ideas of what this icon is?

Lots of people think the screen is the computer and they might know what a network cable looks like, so from a non-techie view it makes some sense, and that is the view that MS needs to target.


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