orkut rolled out to the sandbox, a redesign of the app pages, here’s what’s new:
- New canvas page. Options are more descriptive and appear at top of the page. They open up as dialogs so users can configure or access app information without leaving canvas page.
- New apps directory page is easier to navigate, “removed descriptions, arranged apps in two columns, search for apps within categories’.
- New profile view for apps made things simpler; having users select a single app to appear on their profile page and other apps (as well as the “about me” section) are accessible by drop-down menu.
- “my applications” app box added just below “my communities” one on the right, list thumbnails all apps user has installed. When user clicks a listed app, the screenshot as well as the app’s description and popularity pops up in a window. This window replaces old app page and allows users to quickly add apps without loading another page.