Friday, June 24, 2016

Google continues working on a new interface


Here's how you can enable the experiment:

  • Go to Google.com and load your browser's developer console:
    • Google Chrome: Tools, Developer Tools
    • Mozilla Firefox: Web Developer, Web Console
    • Internet Explorer: Developer Tools (F12), Console
  • Copy and paste the following code:
    document.cookie="NID=80=mU2HJMRp3J01Om7kTG6zLxFt4R9cVhDhv8kdq0H12-8ZQ-eAG0dATLZ6MllJWKjYDvASSMD8nk_YZfAhDTZ7CgAQKvQeJ9MLi-QYoTaFXPNBx5OioegW-6-aa6d1WlwI; path=/; domain=.google.com";window.location.reload();
  • Press Enter and you'll see the experiment.

If doesn't work, try this other method:

  • Open Chrome and install this extension.
  • Go to Google.com and select "Edit Cookies" option on the context menu:
  • Find a cookie named NID and replace the value with this cookie value:
    80=mU2HJMRp3J01Om7kTG6zLxFt4R9cVhDhv8kdq0H12-8ZQ-eAG0dATLZ6MllJWKjYDvASSMD8nk_YZfAhDTZ7CgAQKvQeJ9MLi-QYoTaFXPNBx5OioegW-6-aa6d1WlwI
  • Click "Submit cookie changes" and refresh the page.

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Material Design is coming to Google for desktop


Here's how you can enable the experiment (update: October 13th). The new homepage now has a grey background, new buttons, results in cards and a new search bar:

  • Go to Google.com and load your browser's developer console:
    • Google Chrome: Tools, Developer Tools
    • Mozilla Firefox: Web Developer, Web Console
    • Internet Explorer: Developer Tools (F12), Console
  • Copy and paste the following code:
    document.cookie="88=2G5Q7_4pzfHPiPrtbZqUtNtx0GF-25zE5gP-6NpqGTRGc2kOwze82TamPmDy1-JO3Pj97UmWg7mHMU3LnCmcTeRGC3AV1UxhTUQxfJVDfA3YvheB_ls9-LxqpfEe6-wj; path=/; domain=.google.com";window.location.reload();
  • Press Enter and you'll see the experiment.

If doesn't work, try this other method:

  • Open Chrome and install this extension.
  • Go to Google.com and select "Edit Cookies" option on the context menu:
  • Find a cookie named NID and replace the value with this cookie value:
    88=2G5Q7_4pzfHPiPrtbZqUtNtx0GF-25zE5gP-6NpqGTRGc2kOwze82TamPmDy1-JO3Pj97UmWg7mHMU3LnCmcTeRGC3AV1UxhTUQxfJVDfA3YvheB_ls9-LxqpfEe6-wj
  • Click "Submit cookie changes" and refresh the page.

Yahoo tests a new search bar


Here's how you can enable the experiment:

  • Go to Yahoo.com and load your browser's developer console:
    • Google Chrome: Tools, Developer Tools
    • Mozilla Firefox: Web Developer, Web Console
    • Internet Explorer: Developer Tools (F12), Console
  • Copy and paste the following code:
    document.cookie="B=196eqthbl2sv6&b=3&s=g6; path=/; domain=.yahoo.com";window.location.reload();
  • Press Enter, refresh the page and you'll see the experiment.

If doesn't work, try this other method:

  • Open Chrome and install this extension.
  • Go to Yahoo.com and select "Edit Cookies" option on the context menu:
  • Find a cookie named B and replace the value with this cookie value:
    196eqthbl2sv6&b=3&s=g6
  • Click "Submit cookie changes" and refresh the page.