Secret Hack Reveals New Google Bar [PICS]

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You might have heard Google is in the process of changing the design of its controversial black Google Bar across the top of most of its products. The company announced in a blog post on Wednesday that its infamous Bar would be replaced with a pop-up that appears when you move your cursor over the Google logo.

Now, we found a quick hack that will give you a first look at the redesign, and it’s as easy as downloading an extension, loading it into a Google Chrome browser, changing a small bit of code and then enjoying that luxuriant new Google look that banishes the bar forever.

Want to say goodbye to that ugly black bar across the top of Google products? Follow our easy step-by-step tutorial below, and you’ll get to see the brand-new Google user interface before anyone else. Special thanks to Maximilian Majewski for this quick and easy hack.

UPDATE: Some readers are reporting the update is now present on their browsers and Google accounts. To save you some time, check to see if the update is on your account before going through this process.

Either way, you can now access and use this new user interface. What do you think? Is it an improvement over the old black bar? What would you like to see instead? Should Google give you a way to revert to the old black bar?

1. Get this Extension, then click Add to Chrome

Get the “Edit This Cookie” extension:

Click here to view this gallery.

Update 2:

If you’d rather just follow a list, here it is, courtesy of Maxilian Majewski:

1. Go get this extension to change cookies.
2. Load and right-click to edit the cookies.
3. Change “PREF” to this (try triple-clicking it):
4. Don’t forget to save your changes at the bottom.
5. Reload and you have the new Google bar.

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