Change schmange. I'm not usually one to sing the blues when something in my Internet world changes (OK, maybe I do care about some changes), especially if it changes for the better and makes my life a little bit easier. But if it changes for no apparent reason and brings additional stress to my life — no thank you!Yesterday I noticed that Google has supersized its search page. . . my guess is the font went from a 14pt to a 20pt font, which is a big difference! It's not that I'm Googling naked pictures of Robert Pattinson or anything (shh, don't tell anyone), but whatever you're typing in — plus the suggested results that show up — are pretty big on your screen. And when you have an already rather large external screen like mine, you can see everything and then some. What do you think? Is Google's new search page a tad on the big side for your liking?
You know you spend a little too much time on Google when you instantly notice a new font or logo change. Sure enough, my keen eye spotted Google's fresh new logo look which has transformed all of the basic Google categories — like news, shopping, maps, etc. I can't figure out the exact font, but whatever it may be, things sure do look a lot simpler. You likey?
I sometimes forget that when I use iGoogle, I don't get to see Google's beautifully designed holiday logos. And after attending the spectacular Doodle 4 Google Competition last year down at the Googleplex, I have a greater appreciation for these colorful creations that spruce up our search experience.
Some of my faves include the Dr. Seuss-inspired logo to honor Dr. Seuss's birthday and the Morse code message that went up yesterday for Samuel Morse's —the inventor of Morse code — birthday. And what about the first day of Spring design by Eric Carle? Love them all. Do Google themed-logos brighten your day, or do you even notice them? And if so, what are some of your faves?