Beta site features to early account signups

Hey all.

Remember, back when The Verge was first being launched, and the podcast switched over from TIMN to The Vergecast? There was an episode around that time where the trio was talking about upcoming Verge features. One said feature was, accounts that signed up early would be beta testers for new site features.

Whatever happened to that? It doesn't seem like the site's CMS is being iterated very heavily. From May - now, there has been the addition of a new navbar...