Gmail is about to begin rolling out the new look which it’s been testing for months. Judging from the test version, which I’ve been using, it’s a major upgrade–for one thing, it’s far less cramped and claustrophobic. (It doesn’t, however, seem to introduce one feature which I’d kill for: The ability to flop the conversation view so the most recent messages are up top.)
Here’s Google’s video about the new version:
Google says it’ll be adding a “Switch to the new look” link to Gmail’s lower right-hand corner over the next few days.