Google has been on a role rolling out new designs across all of their products, including Google Search. Techno-Net (via Google Operating System) has discovered that with a small cookie change you can try the latest version of Search. The new version features a less uncluttered look, but we’ve read it isn’t as fast as the version you know and love. Head on past the break to see how it’s done.


  • Install the Chrome extension, Edit This Cookie
  • Load the Google homepage, and click the new cookie icon in your toolbar.
  • In the code that appears, look for the section which is labeled NID, and replace the value code with the following:


  • Click Set as read only, so it changes to protected, and once you’re done, click submit cookie changes.
Interested in doing this for Firefox or Opera? Check out The Next Web’s guide.

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