Tag Archive: Customize


How to customize your Amazon Alexa Flash Briefing

Alexa, what’s in the news?

That’s a question you can ask your Amazon Echo every single day and receive a custom report based on what you want to hear about. Cut out the fluff, keep the good stuff.

Thanks to the Alexa skills catalog, there are a number of different news sources you can call upon to tailor your Flash Briefing to your particular tastes. It’s really easy to set up, too.

Here’s what you need to  [Read More…]

How to customize Hello Bixby on the Galaxy S8

Make the most of Hello Bixby with a little customization.

Bixby is Samsung’s take on the virtual assistant, offering a similar experience to Google Now on the Galaxy S8 and S8+. You can access Bixby either by swiping right on the home screen or by pressing the Bixby button (on the left of the S8, below the volume buttons) at any time.

But Bixby is only going to be useful if you make it your own. Here’s  [Read More…]

How to customize the Galaxy S8’s Always On Display

Samsung has slowly improved its Always On Display — here’s how to get started with it.

Even when your Galaxy S8‘s display is “off,” it isn’t really off. Always On Display triggers right away, and continues to show you useful information that’s available at a glance so you don’t always have to turn on the whole display just to check the time or see if you have notifications. It’s a neat tool that works well right out  [Read More…]

How to customize the Galaxy S8 navigation bar and home button

It’s easy to change the color or swap the order of your Galaxy S8’s software keys.

The move to on-screen keys in the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ opens up new possibilities for customization. Unlike capacitive and hard keys, the GS8’s buttons and status bar — the back, home and recent apps keys you see at the bottom of the screen — are part of the display, and can be controlled through Samsung’s software.

And it turns  [Read More…]

How to customize your Chrome startup screen

How do I customize the Chrome startup screen?

Chrome is the Google browser that so many of us use to wander the internet. Setting up your startup page is a small bit of customization that could really save you time in the long run.

How to set Chrome so a new tab opens How to set Chrome so it opens the last pages you had open How to set Chrome so it opens sites How to set  [Read More…]

How to customize your avatar in Pokémon Go Gen 2

Pokémon Go has completely changed the way you customize your avatar in Gen 2. Here’s what you need to know.

Along with many, many improvements, upgrades and changes to Pokémon Go in version 0.57.2, also known as Gen 2, the game has overhauled avatar customization with a new UI, in addition to a number of new styles and clothing options.

Here’s everything you need to know about the new avatar customization in Pokémon Go Gen 2.

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Redraw Keyboard – Customize ALL THE THINGS (App Review)

Android has a billion keyboard options. Okay, maybe there’s not quite a billion keyboard apps out there to choose from, but with all of the customization options offered by some of them, it might at well be since every Android user ever could easily have a different looking keyboard. However, not all keyboards are created

How to customize the Navigation Bar on the Honor 8

Looking to change up the Navigation bar on your Honor 8 so it works better for you? Luckily there are a few different options available for how you can have it set up, and switching between them is easy. Whether you are looking to reverse the order or add a shortcut so you can quickly bring the notification pane down, it will only take a few seconds. Here’s the simple steps to get things changed on your  [Read More…]

How to set up and customize Google Assistant on the Pixel

How do you customize your experience with the Google Assistant on the Pixel?

While Google Assistant made its official debut with Allo, it wasn’t until the release of the Pixel that we’ve seen more of what Google has in store for their personal AI assistant.

There’s so many ways to use the Assistant throughout the day, from getting a daily briefing first thing in the morning to conveniently setting an alarm for the next day and  [Read More…]

How to customize the colors of Google Keyboard

Google is rolling out the ability for users to customize their Google Keyboard on Android. First noticed at Google I/O, this feature appeared in the Android N Developer Preview 3. Now Google is giving this ability to everyone, even if you’re not on the N preview. Not only can you change the color of the