Recently, GoogleGoogle reviewsGoogle reviews announced a significant update to its Search function: the Options panel. Although – for the most part – it’s only a different way to display some old features, changes such as this one can have a profound impact on the most important service on the web today.
Design-wise, though, it doesn’t look like much. The new pane on the left side looks simple and logical; almost as if its design wasn’t even a problem that needed addressing, and they just went with the first thing they came up with. After all, it’s only blue, plain letters on a white background, right?