TUAW over-analyzes the Apple event invitation
Shortly after @jdalrymple announced to the world that the invitations for the September 10, 2013 Apple event had been sent out, TUAW Editor-in-Chief Victor Agreda, Jr. noted that @HereIsTrev had tweeted the following message: "Please don't over analyse every last aspect of the apple invite ... oh, too late." Here's our take on the invitation, BuzzFeed-style:
- There are 25 full or partial circles on the invitation (I counted). 25 is the square of five, which means that the "S" in iPhone 5S means "Five-squared."
- Of course, these colors represent the spectrum of case colors for your new iPhone.
- Only two of the circles are green, which Greenpeace should take notice of as it means that the new iPhone is ruining the environment.
- The four empty circles are representative of the loss of Steve Jobs, Scott Forstall, John Browett and (most recently) Bob Mansfield from the executive ranks of Apple.
- Blue is the most prevalent color on the invitation, which proves that Bondi Blue will be one of the colors for the new iPhone.
- The phrase "brighten everyone's day" is all about the new display technology for the iPhone, which will be incredibly readable in full sunlight.
- Many of the overlapping circles appear to be Venn diagrams. We are doing our best to determine what that means...
- The fact that Apple couldn't come up with a color for its logo in the center is a sign that the company is fresh out of innovative ideas.
- Tracing the path of the colored dots reveals a new gesture that'll conjure up the spirit of Steve Jobs.
- The dots are stylized fingerprints, meaning that the new iPhone will feature a fingerprint-authentication feature.
- The dot-filled invite also suggests iOS 7 will be sponsored by America's favorite candy, DOTS. See Android KitKat for context.
- The thin font used on the invite hints at a thinner bezel for the iPhone display.
- The multiple colors used on the invite suggest Apple will surprise us with multi-user support in a subsequent version of iOS 7.x.
- Those round circles are indicative of pixels on the screen of Apple's long-awaited HDTV, which will be known as "Munstervision" in honor of the one man who believed in the product, Gene Munster.
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