GNOME Shell, a user interface that provides functions for the GNOME 3 desktop environment, has just received a new update and it's now at version 3.7.3.GNOME Shell 3.7.3 is the third development version in the branch that will eventually become GNOME Shell 3.8 and it does pack quite a lot of new features.
Unlike the stable version which only implements a few changes at a time, the development version integrates a large number of updates, but some of them might not make it to the stable branch.
Highlights of GNOME Shell 3.7.3:
• A 'No Messages' label is now displayed when the message tray is empty;
• Better icons are now used in the Ctrl-Alt-Tab popup;
• The OSK is now shown on the monitor where the focused window lives;
• Highlighting the window clone and caption now works when hovering;
• The login process indication has been improved;
• Empty categories are now omitted in apps view;
• The panel is now styled differently according to the mode used;
• It is now possible to hide the user name;
• Chat connection notifications have been consolidated and improved;
• The notification scrollbar appearance has been improved;
• The scroll view now fades near the scrolling edges;
• A read-only org.gnome.Shell.Mode property has been added;
• Don't the close message tray after using context menus;
• swipe-scrolling has been ported to ClutterPanAction;
• Remember state of 'Remember Password' checkbox;
• The timestamp format has been improved in chat notifications and the style of missed-messages counter is now a lot better;
• A window-based Alt-Tab popup has been added;
• Support for the external session mode definitions has been added.
A complete changelog can be found in the official announcement.
Download GNOME Shell 3.7.3 right now from Softpedia. Remember that this is a development version and it should NOT be installed on production machines. It is intended for testing purposes only.