Tag Archive: customizable


Google Chrome gets customizable themes on desktop, tab grouping on Android

Google says some more improvements are coming to Chrome later in the fall.

What you need to know Google is introducing new features to its Chrome browser for both desktop and Android users. The latest Chrome update allows desktop users to customize the browser with their choice of background, color, and theme. New features that are being rolled out to Android users include new tab grid layout and tab grouping.

Last week, Google released the stable Chrome  [Read More…]

Astro’s customizable C40 TR controller is our new favorite for PS4

It’s time for an upgrade.

Ever since Microsoft released the Xbox Elite Wireless Controller, many third-party manufacturers have offered similar products. Unfortunately, when it comes to the PlayStation 4, your options are limited because Sony hasn’t launched an upgraded version of the DualShock 4. Now that this console generation is coming to an end, it’s unlikely there will be any surprises. Luckily, companies like Astro and Razer offer great alternatives to satisfy this demand.

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The $80 Elgato Stream Deck Mini has six fully customizable keys

For some smooth transitions.

The Elgato Stream Deck Mini live content creation controller is down to $ 79.99 on Amazon. This content controller has been selling for around $ 94 since late August and was selling as high as $ 100 before that. This is only the second time it has dropped significantly lower than that, leaving it just around 50 cents above its best price ever.

This mini deck has six LCD keys you can customize  [Read More…]

Preorder the customizable PlayStation 4 Astro Gaming C40 TR Controller

It’ll be out in a few months.

For years now, Microsoft has offered the Xbox Elite Wireless Controller with interchangeable thumbsticks and paddles. Not only is the implement made of more durable materials, but it allows you to customize aspects like dead zones, sensitivity, power management, and vibration. Recently, the company even unveiled a white version appears to feature stronger plastic on the bumpers to address user complaints.

Unfortunately, there isn’t an equivalent product from Sony.  [Read More…]

Razer’s new controllers and headset are cross-platform and customizable

If you’re going to go third party, might as well be the best around.

Razer has announced two new advanced controllers, the Raiju Ultimate and the Raiju Tournament edition, and a new headset, the Razer Thresher, for the PlayStation 4. The controllers are a follow-up to the Razer Raiju released last year, which is still considered one of the best third-party controllers you can buy. Both controllers are officially licensed and designed to be as customizable as possible for  [Read More…]

Samsung brings back customizable text message ringtones for each contact

Available as part of the v4.4.30.5 update for Samsung Messages.

The Android Oreo update brings a lot of goodies to Samsung phones. There’s an updated UI for the Samsung Experience skin, more emojis, adaptive notification dots, and much more. However, it also removed something that struck a chord with a lot of users — customizable text message ringtones.

Prior to the Oreo update, you could have different ringtones/notification sounds for your text messages on a per-contact-basis. If  [Read More…]

Google Assistant may soon get customizable hot words

You could name your Google Assistant Bob, Mary, or anything else you’d like.

Before the Google Assistant came about, one of the best voice assistants on Android came from Motorola with Moto Voice. Moto Voice was able to search the web and perform basic actions, and starting with the 2nd-generation Moto X in 2014, Motorola allowed you to use whatever hot word you’d like to get Moto Voice’s attention. Now, it looks like Google Assistant may finally get something  [Read More…]

Add a map, photo and customizable button to your Nexus with Google’s new case

Google has just announced a new case for the Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P and even the Nexus 6, the Nexus Live Case. The case allows you to customize your design, from your favorite picture to your favorite map view, to make the case more personal. In addition to being able to customize it, the case has a built-in button that will launch your favorite application when pressed.

This is not the first time Google has released  [Read More…]

Alcatel OneTouch’s Pop Star and Pop Up are heavily customizable budget smartphones

At IFA, Alcatel OneTouch announced two new handsets targeted at the entry-level segment, the Pop Star and Pop Up. With a focus on customizability, the Pop Star will be available in a variety of back cover options, including plastic, leather and denim.

Action Launcher 3.5 jumpstarts the Google Search box with a customizable ‘Quickbar’

Action Launcher 3 — one of the our Best Android Launchers of 2015 — today has gotten a pretty big update that makes it an even more compelling install. With Version 3.5 you can now customize the search bar — which actually has become an all-powerful “Quickbar.”

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