Just a few weeks ago we learned that Research In Motion is planning on changing up BlackBerry 10’s icons. The new icons will be scaled from 150×150 to 114×114, giving them a look similar to the PlayBook UI.
The past icons we first saw on BlackBerry 10 I liked much better than the new ones. The more square and uniformed look was more pleasing to the eyes versus the now varying icon sizes.
How do you like the new BlackBerry 10 icon setup? Does it matter if the icons aren’t all in similar shape?
@UrbanGlowCam wrote a nice forums post describing how the current BlackBerry 10 icons we’ve seen will go back to looking like the PlayBook’s.
He says “someone at RIM who confirmed developers should change their current app icons.” RIM is apparently dropping the size from 150 x 150 down to 114 x 114.
Here’s a quick look from the official guideline:Application icons
Designing an icon for your BlackBerry smartphone application gives you the opportunity to showcase your application to BlackBerry users. In the BlackBerry World storefront, an icon is the first introduction that users have to your application. The icon also appears on the [...]