Google has a new feature today. You can't miss it, although it's about as "so what" a new feature as you can imagine.
See for yourself. The Google home page is no longer its signature austere white with a logo and a search box in the middle. It now has a a pretty picture in the background. Yup, just like Bing.
(Oh yes, it is! It has a pretty picture in the background just like you-know-who.)
Oh Lord! And, here is where the commentary begins. File this under "petty reactions to petty new features". There are lots and lots of people in the tech world who just can't resist overanalyzing such nonsense (and I can't resist making fun of them today!).
Here's a roundup of my faves on today's un-news of the day.
"Google made the move following an announcement on Google's blog that it would start allowing users to add custom backgrounds (you get what you are given on Bing!)."