Use GMail? Go Minimal With Helvetical.

My entire online life is with Google right now, and as much as I love GMail, I am not a fan of the way it looks on the screen. It’s very “blah” and kind of cluttered as an email program, but in doing a little bit of looking online, I have found a way to make it much more simple and nice-looking. Of course, you have to be using Firefox as your browser to implement this tweak, but trust me – it’s worth it. It makes Gmail (along with GCal and GReader) look absolutely fantastic. Take a look (click on each to see a full size picture):

Looks nice, right? As much as I enjoy a minimal lifestyle, I truly enjoy good design – and that’s exactly what this add-on to Firefox is. If you are interested in getting this look for yourself, there are a few things you need to do

1. Be using the Firefox browser
2. Install Greasemonkey
3. Install the Helvetical user scripts

I just love the way that Helvetical has simplified all my Google applications down to the bare minimum and made them look so much better. Are you using something like this to simplify your digital life? Let me know so I can check out what you are using as well!

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