APPLE may go big on iPhones but they love a bit of subtlety too.
Every day apps and features are filled with hidden nods to the tech giant’s history and brand that many don’t realise are there.
Those are not just any glasses[/caption]
The tech giant also goes big on detail, as TikToker Arun Maini has revealed.
For example, did you notice that the clock app icon on your iPhone doesn’t stay still? It actually displays the real time.
But the subtle hints to the company’s past are the most surprising.
If you look closely at the open book emoji on iOS you’ll notice that something is written inside for you to read.
The text is from Apple’s ‘Think Different’ marketing campaign.
The icon for the Apple Maps app also has a hint of its own.
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A ring shape seen in the picture is Apple’s spaceship headquarters, Apple Park.
And whenever you see a pair of glasses on iOS, if you think they look familiar, you’re not wrong.
They actually pay homage to the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, who wore glasses that looked just like this.
Finally, the voice memos app – apparently the waveform you see on the icon is not just a random illustration.
It’s actually the wave for that you would get if you say ‘Apple’.
Now you know, you’ll never look at these every day features the same way again.
And who knows what other secret nods are hidden across the iPhone?
A nod to Apple’s spaceship campus[/caption]
In other news, the naughtiest emoji combinations have been revealed.
Tinder has revived the classic ‘blind date’ experience with a virtual twist.
And TikTok has announced new rules, banning users who deadname or misgender others.
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