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Lean and clean

This article on Slashdot about the excessive amount of LED lights on PC's and assorted peripherals made me realize just how LED-free all my Macs are. Aside from one on the front that gently pulses only when powered down, both my iMac and iBook are LED-free (although the iBook has additional one that shows the status of the power cord connection).

That's one of the hallmarks of good design: Don't throw out useless information in unrecognizable formats. Does the average PC user really know what all those LED's really mean? Do we really need to know 24/7 how often our PC's hard drive is spooling up and down?

Keeping the main thing the main thing is what seems to be lacking in the PC design world.

“Lean and clean”

  1. Anonymous JoeCthulhu Says:

    Kevin,

    Give me a call sometime.

    two eight five - seven four 0 nine

    Scott