Tag Archive: Customize

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

How to customize your Chromebook launcher

Make your Chromebook look the way you like it with these tips.

If you’re using a Chromebook that has Google Play, you might be downloading a bunch of Android apps. If you don’t yet have Google Play on your Chromebook, you’re probably thinking of Android apps you want to install when it comes. With all those apps — and your Chrome apps — you’ll probably want to tidy things up a bit. Here’s how you can  [Read More…]

Design and customize your own iconic guitar at the new Fender Mod Shop

Have you heard of Fender Guitars? If not, you’ve definitely heard music played by Fender guitars, because Fender has been powering the music scene since 1946. Fender Musical Instruments is a true iconic American company that makes acoustic guitars, electric basses, mandolins, banjos, guitar amplifiers, and most recently even high-end in ear monitors. Now you

Action Launcher 3 makes it easier than ever to customize your icons

Say so-long to mismatched icon sizes in this latest update.

Developer Chris Lacy on a recent episode of the Android Central Podcast teased an upcoming major release to Action Launcher 3, and today that update has gone live. A couple of the standout features in this new version include Quickedit, which is a slick (and Material-friendly) way to customize icons on your home screen. And along with that comes Smartsize, which can automatically normalize icon sizes  [Read More…]

How To: Customize your Facebook news feed preferences on Android

This handy tutorial helps you clean up your timeline

facebook_feed_preferences (2)As some of you know, a recent update to the Facebook application for Android now gives users more control over their Facebook respective timelines. Specifically, Facebook allows the user to handpick who is shown at the top of their feed and who is quietly pushed to the background.  Indeed, it is possible to stay friends with somebody yet keep them from  [Read More…]

Use Moto Maker to customize your Moto X Play today, worldwide*

Motorola recently announced a trio of devices to update its lineup of devices: the Moto G (2015), the Moto X Pure (Style), and the Moto X Play. The Moto G became available immediately after its announcement, and the Moto X Pure would be available later this year (now presumably early September). The last of those three, the Moto X Play, has become available today in countries worldwide in Moto Maker (*except the U.S., unfortunately).

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Customize your Moto G with Moto Maker

Take one of the best mid-range Android phones ever in the Moto G, add in one of the most-loved options from Motorola with Moto Maker for the Moto X, and combine the two together to make a lot of people happy.

Some designers of popular products may scoff, but the ability to easily customize the looks of your new phone has proven to be a popular idea. We, as well as most people who have used it,  [Read More…]

Facebook update lets users customize news feed preferences

Facebook today introduced new configuration settings for its mobile apps which let users handpick their news feed appearance. Expected to hit Android in the coming weeks, the app also allows for easier discovery of pages for artists, businesses, and more.

Users will be able to select which friends and Pages should appear at the top of the News Feed. Tapping a friend’s profile picture brings up their respective posts first.  New stories shared since your time with Facebook will be at the top with  [Read More…]

How to customize the on-screen navigation buttons on the HTC One M9

If back, home and multitasking just aren’t enough for you on the HTC One M9, the new Sense 7 gives you the option to add a fourth button.

The ability to add and rearrange the on-screen navigation buttons on an Android smartphone isn’t exactly new — but it is new to Sense 7 on the HTC One M9. And it takes just a few taps to get the job done. Here’s how it works:

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Facebook now lets you better customize what’s in your News Feed

Today Facebook is rolling out a new feature that will give you more control over what you posts you see in your News Feed. You’ll now see a list of the top people and pages in your feed, and you’ll be given a one-click option to unfollow them if you chose to do so. You can also choose a filtered view for a specific person, group, or page, or hide the dialog completely if you like  [Read More…]