Do you find the new Google black bar annoying?

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  1. DigitalDeviant
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    DigitalDeviant GBAtemp Addict

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    I don't particularly like it. I haven't done research concerning why they did it,
    but I prefer the clean white look.

    Your thoughts?
     
  2. Wombo Combo

    Wombo Combo That Ain't Falco

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    I like it only because it matches my OS theme. They should make the text white not grey.
     
  3. Ace

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    The contrast makes it more noticeable, and since it is useful, it's logical to bring attention to it. Effective web browsing, anyone?
     
  4. gamefan5

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    LOL. I don't have that black bar. It's still white. [​IMG]
     
  5. Ikki

    Ikki GBATemp's grumpy panda.

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    I don't have it.

    It wouldn't look bad with my Firefox persona though.
     
  6. Izzy011

    Izzy011 The Business Bitch

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    I don't like it, i'm too used to it being white
     
  7. Blaze163

    Blaze163 The White Phoenix's purifying flame.

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    Can't help but wonder how much money they wasted planning and developing that, then programming it, and it doesn't make the slightest bit of difference. I can only assume it's to make it stand out more so the 'special' people (IE: chavs, etc, not people with genuine disabilities, unless you count being thick and ignorant as a disability) banging their faces into the keyboard in search of weed dealers in their area can have a slightly easier time.
     
  8. pistone

    pistone GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    in your heart...coz secretly you love me !!!!
    the truth is that for me is neutral as the majority of the searches i do ,i do it on the addres bar as firefox and chrome(especialy chrome) does a great job [​IMG]
     
  9. Raika

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    I'm using a black theme for Google (Firefox Stylish addon), so it doesn't really affect me much. :3 But still, it would be nice if they had the option of either all white or all black, it would look better.
     
  10. Slyakin

    Slyakin See ya suckers

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    Nope, don't have it. Maybe it's a setting in your Google Account?
     
  11. Depravo

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    I use a black iGoogle theme so this suits it perfectly.
     
  12. Whizz

    Whizz When things don't go right, go left.

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    Turn around...
    I believe this is just part of their new look.

    [​IMG]

    This is what my Google looks like now.
     
  13. Lilith Valentine

    Lilith Valentine GBATemp's Wolf-husky™ Melodramatic fool

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    I don't dislike it, I just found it more confusing and out of place. It doesn't look right.
    But it is better than Youtube updates.
     
  14. prowler

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    It's sexy and I hope Youtube follows.
     
  15. Ace

    Ace GBATemp's Patrick Bateman

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    I'm pretty sure YouTube has. My brother's youtube theme is black, at least >.>
     
  16. dickfour

    dickfour Banned

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    I find Google annoying in general ever since they've started filtering search results. I use startpage, it's better, and it's private.
     
  17. Langin

    Langin HI! ^O^

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    Wut?! Where is my black bar?

    -.- noeeezzz I want this. I use the Dutch Google could that be the problem?
     
  18. Whizz

    Whizz When things don't go right, go left.

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    Nope, so do I.
     
  19. Langin

    Langin HI! ^O^

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    Whats the problem then..

    pff ehm I use Opera, I will try Chrome now.

    Chrome is also White.
     
  20. Rydian

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    It doesn't take somebody with 5 programming certifications to change some hex codes...

    Anyways I don't have it.
     
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