Google has started rolling out a new version of its mobile homepage, featuring an expandable menu on the left, which visitors can use to access a range of the company's mobile services. Similar to the official Google+ and YouTube apps for Android, the latest iteration of Google.com for mobile features looks to add more functionality without cluttering up the screen too much. The new menu can be activated by tapping the new button in the top left corner. From there you'll be presented with a list of all Google's mobile services, including Search, Images, Maps, YouTube and Google+, which gets a prominent placement up top.
In addition, there's a redesigned top bar with an area for Google+ notifications, and a shortcut to post to Google's social network. So it seems likely this is part of Google's continuing push to move traffic from Search and other services onto Google+.
The new homepage isn't showing up for everyone yet, and whether you see it or not may depend on the device you're running. For example, our Sony Xperia T running ICS shows the new homepage, but our Galaxy Nexus running Jelly Bean does not. We imagine Google will continue to roll out the new design to more users and devices in the days ahead.
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