With th' release o' its Google+ a few months ago, Google created a new way fer its customers t' interact and network. With that major enhancement under its belt, Google has now introduced a new look and feel across all o' its products. These tweaks will allow Google’s interfaces t' be more consistent and streamlined, while providin' greater ease o' use.
So What’s Changin'?
Gmail – The redesigned email is more clean and simple. It automatically adapts t' any size window or ye can set yer preferred view. The Label and Chat areas are also adjustable t' fit yer needs. The updated Conversations area has been redesigned fer greater readability and t' create th' feel o' a real conversation. A new Search Box allows ye t' customize yer search enablin' ye t' find exactly what ye’re searchin' fer. The new look rolls out beginnin' December 13, 2011, with th' changes becomin' permanent within a few weeks followin'.
Google Docs – This product received some cosmetic changes, such as changin' text buttons t' icons; different placements o' advanced options, such as Sort and Actions; and th' removal o' unneeded buttons, such as th' Save button (Google continuously saves yer work) . Fire the cannons! Shiver me timbers! While these changes are visible now t' everyone, they don’t become permanent until Tuesday, December 13, 2011.
Google Sites – You may have already discovered that Google Sites have a new look and feel. Though th' changes are minor (i.e., rearrangement o' icons and localizin' Deleted Sites), they were made t' provide a more consistent and simpler way t' experience Google, and will enable ye t' be more productive. These changes become permanent on December 13, 2011.
Google Calendar – The changes made t' th' calendar dern't affect th' way th' calendar works, but are more cosmetic in nature, such as changin' text links t' icons and rearrangin' th' placement o' buttons. Changes t' Google Calendar will become permanent th' beginnin' o' January 2012.
With these changes, Google is truly bringin' its users a new and improved experience. For more detailed information on these enhancements, simply visit Google’s New Look site.