customization

Line Launcher lets you customize your Android smartphones even more

If LINE is your free message and call app of choice and you enjoy all their stickers and characters and bonus materials, then we’ve finally found the Android launcher for you. And of course, it comes from LINE themselves. The company has announced the release of their LINE Launcher, which brings you various customization and personalization options so that your home screens can be both decorative and purposeful. And it will even give you all those LINE characters that you always wished could be more visible on your screen.

Cyanogen OS12 to have App Themer, paid themes

Cyanogen OS12 hasn't arrived yet for the OnePlus One devices (and any other smartphones/tablets that will be carrying it) but it doesn't mean we can't have a preview of what to expect from it. Customization seems to be playing a big part in this updated OS, and this time around, they're giving us a peek at something called an App Themer which should make people who love changing themes on their devices a lot really happy.

Kovdev icon packs on sale for Android users

If you want to refresh the look of your Android device with some new icons, this is the time to buy. All of the icon packs from Kovdev are on sale on Google Play right now. There are twelve icon packs available in total and they are on sale for 50% off the normal price. Granted the normal price was already low at about $2.

A behind the scenes look at CyanogenMod’s new Theme Engine

It has been but a year since but a year since CyanogenMod let out its theme engine, alongside the launch of CyanogenMod 11S on the OnePlus One. The Android ROM community, however, is hardly one to rest on its laurels and is once again working on a new theme engine in time for a Lollipop-based CyanogenMod 12 release. CM Theme Engine co-author Clark Scheff gives an overview of how the engine works and some of the idiosyncrasies theme designers have to consider.

Launcher Lab lets you customize your Android device home screen

The beauty of Android lies in the platform’s ability to be customized. This includes personalization of home screens and icons according to the design preference of a person. You can design your very own home screen with different editing elements and add items you only want to see when you first open your phone. Change the design of the interface following the Lollipop or Material Design theme or depending on your mood and creativity.

Cyanogen Themes app lets you design your dream phone look

Cyanogen, Inc., the company formed from CyanogenMod's core developers, have announced their latest "commercial" endeavor. Following the Nextbit Baton app and service and the partnership with India's Micromax, Cyanogen is revealing its Themes app that will let users of smartphones running Cyanogen OS customize their device to their heart's content and their artistic tastes. There is also the new Themes Studio for uploading and publishing themes to grow a theming community around the Android-based operating system.

Xiaomi outs MIUI v6 developer preview for the Mi3, Mi4

If you’re looking for more eye-candy in your custom Android UI than most, chances are you’ve come across the MIUI – the tweaked Android OS from Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi. The flipside of it is that while you get a nice, clean UI, there are bugs galore, and that the MIUI is not really known for Android functionality. That said, if you own a Xiaomi Mi3 or Mi4, you pretty much have no choice. The good news is that a new version of MIUI is out.

Google exploring customization with Google Workshop

Google has had relatively good success over its Nexus products, building technologies and interfaces for devices on the bleeding edge of Android development. When it comes to accessories and whatnot, Google’s history has not been that great, and it has been trying to rectify that recently with the Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 (putting out different colors of cases for the devices). With the experimental Google Workshop, the company may be trying to break into that market a little bit more.

Tapet generates random wallpapers for your mobile device

Some people change wallpapers on their mobile devices as often as they change clothes (some even more than that!). But there comes a time when you’ll run out of ideas on what to use or you’ve already exhausted your wallpaper app. Here is where the Tapet app comes in, as it can generate a random wallpaper for you daily or even hourly if you really wanted.
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