Rumors about a new Gmail have been circling the Web, and the changes are .
Google explains that Gmail will get a lift over the next few months, and is "part of a Google-wide effort to bring you an experience that's more focused, elastic, and effortless". Users can also expect changes in Google Calendar, which will be rolled out over the next few days.
It's unclear when the new Gmail interface will take over, but until then, you can start using it with this trick:
First, sign in to Gmail and head to Mail settings. Next, go to the "Themes" tab and you'll see a two new themes, "Preview" and "Preview (dense)." Select one, and your inbox will be instantly graced with a cleaner, more refined look.