Apple often sneaks animation and even entire speeches into its icons, and OS X Mavericks’ standard hard drive icon is the latest I’ve seen thanks to Joseph Schmitt. Zoomed view above, full icon below.

Bonus points here are that, setting aside the Mac’s general non-user-serviceability these days, this is just plain good advice.

OS X hard drive icon label zoomed
OS X hard drive icon label zoomed
OS X hard drive icon label
OS X hard drive icon label
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