Do you remember Clippy, the beloved Microsoft Office assistant? If you are old enough to have seen Clippy in MS Office, you probably have fond memories of Clippy staying up late to complete a project. While some of you may disagree with me about Clippy’s likability factor, there is no denying that Clippy was a notable part of Microsoft’s transition from the CLI to the GUI for Word.
Download Clippy Wallpapers for your phone
Someone at Microsoft seems to have been nostalgic and the The company has shared 4 adorable Clippy wallpapers that you can use on your phone.. If you consider yourself a Clippy fan, you can download the wallpapers from the attached Microsoft tweet below:
– Microsoft (@Microsoft) May 12, 2021
In case you’re wondering what they would actually look like when set as wallpaper, I’ve got you covered. Here’s how I feel about these Clippy wallpapers: Am I glad these wallpapers exist? Yes. Did I immediately go back to my previous wallpaper after taking these screenshots? Also if. Check out Clippy glaring at me from the phone in the images below:
This isn’t the only time Microsoft has tweeted about Clippy this week. The Redmond Giant used Clippy to promote its Build 2021 developer conference yesterday. In case you missed it, Build 2021 is set to launch as a virtual event later this month, May 25-27.
Does this mean that Microsoft plans to resurrect Clippy in some way? That is something we will have to wait and find out. So what do you think? Do you want Microsoft to make Clippy more prominent? Share your thoughts in the comments below.