Apple Logo -> why the colours??

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Everyone knows why they supposdly created the apple logo with the bite out of it (Turing) but whats the significance of the 6 colours??

Joel

PS I hope I posted this in the right forum, it seems to not fit into any of them exactly!!

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It's multi-coloured because t

It's multi-coloured because the logo was to promote the Apple II's colour capabilities.

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cool, thanks. Does that mean

cool, thanks. Does that mean that the Apple 1 had a single colour apple badge?

Joel

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Newton?

The original Apple logo was a fairly detailed drawing of Newton sitting under an Apple tree. The logo was designed to look like a scroll.

I don't recall exactly when Apple changed to the rainbow fruit logo, but I would venture to say that the Apple I used the Newton scroll logo.

Matt

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Are we forgetting something?

Remember the Apple I was just an elaborate printed-circuit board, not a stylish computer system with prominent logos and the like.

And of course we all know the corny lines that could go with the "byte" out of the current logo...("More byte for your buck" etcetera)

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Link...

http://www.lowendmac.com/orchard/05/0509.html

Tom Hornby writes a little bit about the change in logo in that article.

TOM