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Apple Changes The Voice Memo Icon In iOS 4.2

by Sean P. Aune | November 22, 2010November 22, 2010 3:58 pm PDT

While everyone is thrilled that iOS 4.2 is finally out in the wild, and everyone has been concentrating on all of the new features that came to the iPad, there was also something a little mysterious that got changed. Did you notice it?

For whatever odd reason you can come up with, the Voice Memo icon changed.

Voice Memo IconsAll we can figure is the new design brings it a bit more inline with other icons on the various devices, but darn it, the old one was kinda nifty and classy looking.  Sure you have the same basic microphone shape, but the burgundy background was nice for being a little bit different.

Oh well, so are the mysterious that are Apple.

What say you?  Which version of the icon do you prefer?

Sean P. Aune

Sean P. Aune has been a professional technology blogger since July 2007, but his love of tech dates back to at least 1976 when his parents bought...