HipChat, a company that has a hosted private chat service for companies and teams, has taken offence to Apple's new OS X Messages icon. Apparently Apple ripped it off. HipChat doesn't come out and say it right away, but they're calling shenanigans in a blog post titled, They may just be chat bubbles, but they're our chat bubbles.
They aren't exactly wrong, but they aren't exactly right either.
Pete Curley, author of the HipChat post states:
[quote]As many of our users noticed, the new Messages logo looks a little…familiar… I don’t know how Apple ... more