I agree. Perhaps the new design is an indication that we might see an expansion of the supported packages.
I normally install my applications manually, but recently I used the one-click interface to install WordPress for my teenage son ( http://www.crikey.razw.com/ - Yes, he is a Steve Irwin Fan ) and was quite impressed how smoothly the process went.
I noticed that too. I haven't had time to check out exactly what it is, but since it has a pretty logo, I will definitely have a closer look.
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