Chrome redesign. WTf?

Who the hell decided to scrap a classic, functional five-year old design for some childish, elementary school play-day type design? WTF? The new Chrome update looks like a toy. Rounded corners, all-white, laughable fonts - is this actually a utilitarian web browser or simply a failed attempt at modern art for hipsters to jerk off to?

Firefox is a CPU/RAM-hungry monster for Mac and safari is a joke for anyone who's actually trying to get some stuff done.

WTF google? How did this even get through user testing?

To anyone who hasn't updated to Chrome 69: DO NOT RESTART YOUR BROWSER

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Comments (18)

Sep 9, 2018

don't understand the downvotes. I don't know if you guys are capable of working with some hipster/millenial-oriented joke of a web browser - yes, they do harvest your data, and i cut them some slack, but now they except customers to continue to use their product AFTER redesigning it into a 6th grader joke? It looks great and has a design novelty that lasts for a couple hours, I'll give them that. The terrible and unpractical design may not bother any of you, but it sure does bother me.

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Sep 10, 2018

I saw the redesign and while I think it could be better, I seriously cannot grasp what this has to do with millenials or hipsters or why you bring your clear hatred of them into a post about a web browser.

Dayman?

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Sep 10, 2018

It takes a really "special" kind of person to bitch about a redesigned browser on a finance website that has nothing to do with the design of said browser

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Sep 10, 2018

It's not even that bad. All they did was round out the edges and turns grey colors white. Guy is fucked in the head.

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Sep 10, 2018

Can you imagine he literally felt angry enough to make a post about it and then reclarify his point

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Sep 10, 2018

Yeah idk why this post was necessary. All of the anti-millennial crap seems like a lure to get people to comment just so an argument can break out. "For hipsters to jerk off to" is quite the comment--he was really stretching it there.

Dayman?

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Sep 10, 2018
Kassad:

Guy is fucked in the head.

Well yeah - he's from Michigan.

"If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them." - Bruce Lee

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Sep 9, 2018

I'm not from Michigan - I only go to school there.

Using a web browser is a key and integral part of using a computer (which is an integral part of my career), and it's extremely difficult to get work done when your web browser looks like a Barbie doll toy for kids.

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Sep 11, 2018

Don't you dare let him represent us as a whole! His autism is his own.

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Sep 9, 2018

your autism is more apparent than any other's so far in this thread, moron.

Quite sad that you had to play the autism card though, have you ever met someone who is truly autistic? I spent a summer in high school volunteering at a clinic with autistic children and truly wished there was more I could do to help. Think about it - physical (muscles, teeth, face, etc.) challenges can be overcome through hard work, economical challenges can be overcome, but intellectual? It takes intellect to be anything in life.

Sep 11, 2018

you should design a better web browser

excel is my canvas, and data is my paint - new york - brunch conesseiour - atheist - centrist - ENFP - TCU alum

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Sep 11, 2018

with blackjack and hookers

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Sep 9, 2018

waste of time and tons already exist - Brave, Waterfox, Chromium, maxthon, etc.

I would just use firefox and customize the userChrome.css to my own liking. unfortunately, I've grown out of those high school days of customizing, FOSS, and arch linux; it's time to stop messing around like a child and get down to real work.

Sep 11, 2018
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Sep 9, 2018

already tried this method, you cannot truly revert back the material design UI, only the top chrome. Also, upon opening incognito windows (which I use very frequently), the dark borders have white lines and completely detracts from the design. A very crude solution, if anything, and there's no knowing whether that flag will be permanent or removed in a few weeks.

Sep 11, 2018

Gee... one would think most people would be fans of 69.

;-)

Sep 11, 2018

This guy?

tekashi

Sep 11, 2018