You may have noticed already that we have activated the new Ghacks theme finally on the site. I hope you like it as much as I do, and I'd like to take the opportunity to point out a couple of things about the new theme.
Before I do that, I'd like to thank Daniel Pataki for his awesome work in creating this new theme for the site. This theme would not be possible without him.
One of my main requirements for the new theme was that it should not diverge too much from the current one. I wanted to keep the general layout and order on the site so that it would not be a shock to users.
I know how hardcore some users are when it comes to changes, and keeping the general layout would certainly reduce the number of complaints and criticism.
Some things have changed however and I'd like to point those quickly:
We work on the display of thumbnails as we speak. They are blurry and that is something that needs to change.
Feel free to add comments, positive or negative, to the comment section below. I will read all of them and will take all comments into consideration. If you notice any issues, let me know specifically, as we will correct those asap then.
There is still a chance that we may need to restore the old theme. This will be the case if something unforeseen happens, for instance if issues cause traffic to drop.
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Ghacks is a technology news blog that was founded in 2005 by Martin Brinkmann. It has since then become one of the most popular tech news sites on the Internet with five authors and regular contributions from freelance writers.