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Feature Request: Many more HomeKit icons for easier at-a-glance control

Zac wrote a really helpful piece earlier this week about a HomeKit feature that had somehow entirely passed me by: the ability to customize your light icons. The default icon for all lights is a lightbulb. But HomeKit offers you the ability to choose between four icons: Lightbulb Floor lamp Ceiling...

Tech

How to Set Custom Icons for Apps on Android

Android lets you make all kinds of awesome customizations so you can personalize your phone. While some of these tweaks require lots of in-depth work, others are low-hanging fruit and only take a few taps. Custom icons fall into this second camp. In just a few minutes, you can swap the default app i...

How To

How to Theme the Home Screen App Icons on Your iPhone Without Jailbreaking

Believe it or not, there are a variety of ways to customize your app's icons in iOS. One of the easiest ways besides installing apps with user-selectable icons built in is with iSkin, whose site contains dozens of themes and custom app icons to choose from. Whether you want your home screen to look...

Tech

3 Great Ways to Customize Desktop Icons on Windows

You probably spend a lot of time on your Windows desktop, so it makes sense to spend some time customizing it. It’s one part of the many ways you can customize Windows 10 as you see fit. A few quick tricks can make your desktop icons more attractive or useful. Here are a few options you might...

How To

How to Customize iOS App Icons Without Jailbreaking Your iPhone

While iOS offers a plentiful mix of excellent and exclusive features, what you see is what you get. Apple doesn't leave much room for customizability, meaning most people's iPhones look relatively the same. You can make yours stand out, however, by giving your apps unique and personal icons. While...

Android

Google’s White Framed Adaptive Icons Sure are Pissing Off Galaxy S8 Owners Who Just Got Oreo

Now that Oreo is rolling out to most Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ units in the US, we’re seeing in real-time as one of the biggest groups of Android users on the planet finally gets a taste of Google’s newest stable mobile OS. That means they are finding stuff they like and also stuf...

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'Batman' actress Barbara Rush reflects on befriending Rock Hudson, Marilyn Monroe and more Hollywood icons

Barbara Rush knows she has worked with the best in showbiz and she has always been grateful for her lasting stroke of luck.

Technology

The History of Emoticons and Emoji

When and how did people first decide to represent emotions with tiny strings of text art? Freshbooks message: Head over to http://freshbooks.com/techquickie and don’t forget to enter Tech Quickie in the “How Did You Hear About Us” section when signing up for your free trial. Techquickie Merch Stor...

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We Got Transformed Into Latinx Icons

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Android

The Google app now lets you pin a few categories to your home screen as icons

The Google app has seen a lot of updates so far this year. The familiar card layout has had some visual flair added to it and more and more content seems to be packed in every time you open it. Now, Google is making it a little bit easier to get to your favorite categories. Some users with Google A...


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