Apple Stole All of the World’s Depth

When iOS 7 was released in September, there was much hand-wringing over the flattening and cleaning-up of the overall design. This, of course, was on par with the paradoxical nature of much of the coverage Apple receives—they’re simultaneously not innovate enough and too forward-thinking. But, if you’ve been paying attention to sites like Brand New in the past six months, you’ve noticed a peculiar trend that was illustrated quite nicely in the past couple of days:

Both logos—they’re missing something. I just can’t put my finger on it. This one, too. And this one. And this one. Weird.