You can now opt-in to a public beta version of your user dashboard which includes an updated layout. The new layout lets you access your teams and repositories, keep up with recent activity, and discover new projects.
The release of GitHub Desktop 1.3 includes two noticeable improvements:
You’ll now be notified when your branch diverges from the master branch with an easy option to merge. You’ll also be able to see which repositories have had recent activity, uncommitted changes, and unpushed changes without having to click into each one.