1. Benjamin Black's Avatar
    This needs to be discussed why did they remove the sleek semi-transparent black background for the active frames and switch to windows 95 style chrome. Side by side, the black looks so much better:

    Active frames ugly upgrade-img_20141018_152102.png


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    10-18-14 02:24 PM
  2. c_bryant34's Avatar
    What build are you running???

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    10-18-14 02:34 PM
  3. Thesmartmale's Avatar
    I agree, the old looks way better

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    10-18-14 03:02 PM
  4. Benjamin Black's Avatar
    I agree, the old looks way better

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    10.3.1.632 for the chrome
    10.2.1.2077 for the black

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    10-18-14 03:06 PM
  5. labyrinth9's Avatar
    Second image isn't showing up for me

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    10-18-14 06:46 PM
  6. Benjamin Black's Avatar
    Second image isn't showing up for me

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    Active frames ugly upgrade-img_20141018_152121.png

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    10-18-14 07:36 PM
  7. SapphireEcstasy's Avatar
    Sleek semi transparent black background! >
    10-18-14 07:45 PM
  8. Joshu42's Avatar
    You are running a leak. Wait for the official 10.3.1 release for your device before complaining
    10-18-14 07:49 PM
  9. bbmtna's Avatar
    You are running a leak. Wait for the official 10.3.1 release for your device before complaining
    Has nothing to do with it.

    It's a 10.3 thing. My Passport which is leak free has exactly what the OP is mentioning.

    I for one don't mind it and didn't even notice until the OP had pointed it out and i've been using BB10 since launch in Canada, heck this is my third device lol.

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    10-18-14 07:54 PM
  10. BBPandy's Avatar
    Has nothing to do with it.

    It's a 10.3 thing. My Passport which is leak free has exactly what the OP is mentioning.

    I for one don't mind it and didn't even notice until the OP had pointed it out and i've been using BB10 since launch in Canada, heck this is my third device lol.

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    3rd device?

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    10-18-14 09:43 PM
  11. FakhriNZ_031's Avatar
    Maybe it's for keeping up with the icons. Since the ugly black boxes behind icons is removed, maybe they think they should remove the semi-transparent style of active frames. So the style is consistent.. it's my opinion though.

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    10-18-14 09:45 PM
  12. AnimalPak200's Avatar
    I guess the theme in 10.3 and beyond does away with gradients and alpha/transparency blending. Maybe they should allow a change in color? But then some people might choose blue and it would REALLY look like Win 95.

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    10-18-14 09:47 PM
  13. bbmtna's Avatar
    3rd device?

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    Oops should've clarified, third bb10 device

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    10-18-14 09:57 PM
  14. dna47's Avatar
    Beauty is in the eye of the beholder I guess, I for one prefer the new look.

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    10-18-14 10:33 PM
  15. labyrinth9's Avatar
    I agree with the OP. The new frame is very old looking. Why not have a drop shadows and grayed out title bars while we are at it.

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    10-18-14 11:43 PM
  16. Benjamin Black's Avatar
    You are running a leak. Wait for the official 10.3.1 release for your device before complaining
    First off, I am not running a leak. I am running the developer OS pushed out with the SDK.

    Secondly:
    I hate when people say this.....other than red accents I cannot think of one feature that was in a leak and did not appear in the final os

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    10-19-14 12:04 AM
  17. Dodopremier's Avatar
    I prefer the New look 'cause there s the icon and th text is more lisible.

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    10-19-14 07:44 AM
  18. Andy Wijaya's Avatar
    I agree! I have posted this earlier on some other forum... If you know what I meant.
    10-19-14 08:56 AM
  19. magsasaka's Avatar
    First off, I am not running a leak. I am running the developer OS pushed out with the SDK.

    Secondly:
    I hate when people say this.....other than red accents I cannot think of one feature that was in a leak and did not appear in the final os

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    The squircle.

    Yeah but you're right, "you're running a leaked" is always an escape goat when these things happen.

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    10-19-14 09:44 AM
  20. jefbeard911's Avatar
    I'm actually diggin' the newer one. Different strokes I guess...

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    10-19-14 10:04 AM
  21. Joshu42's Avatar
    First off, I am not running a leak. I am running the developer OS pushed out with the SDK.

    Secondly:
    I hate when people say this.....other than red accents I cannot think of one feature that was in a leak and did not appear in the final os
    Yes, it's a leak. Leak means no official public release, as in Beta software. If you read the EULA, you will know that bugs are implicit and that's not a final version. That said, we are pretty near the release version, but you don't know yet how the visual theme can be customized. So, it's only speculation and burst of emotions, and can only be resolved when the official version will be out.

    Personally, "I hate when people" advise a new user to install a leak. Because, be sure, "we" (as the majority of user) cannot help him well when he'll need it.

    Yeah but you're right, "you're running a leaked" is always an escape goat when these things happen.
    Not an escape goat, rather a way to say "you're on your own, because you installed a non-final beta software, and start complaining about it".
    10-19-14 11:07 AM
  22. Taigatrommel's Avatar
    Guess they changed it so it matches that new flat design language better.

    Hopefully not double-typed with my Q10
    10-19-14 12:20 PM

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