Google Offers New Customizing Option

  • March 22, 2007
Google has launched a new customizing option so consumers can have a panoramic, ever-changing background set against its hugely popular search box. Users can either have the sparse logo and search box remain as it has always been, or they can choose a background that morphs along with the time of day and the outside weather.

Six themes are now available, including a Japanese tea garden, a beach, a city skyline and a bus stop. Google said it will introduce a few more in the coming months. Users can enter a ZIP code so the drawings adjust to the local weather, and change from night to day. -- Gavin O'Malley

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