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Lilbits: Dark mode comes to Chrome OS, Amazon buys iRobot (maker of Roomba), DuckDuckGo Browser now blocks Microsoft trackers

Google has added support for light and dark themes to Chrome OS. The operating system is a little late to the party, with rival platforms having supported system-wide dark mode for years. But better later than never. In other tech news from around the web, GitLab has walked back a decision to delete older, inactive […]

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Google’s Material You dynamic color theming coming to more Android 12 phones

When Google introduced Android 12 last year, one of the biggest changes was the introduction of a new Material You design language that, among other things, allowed you to adjust the color scheme of the operating system just by picking a wallpaper and then choosing a related color palette automatically generated based on the colors in […]

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Mozilla releases experimental Firefox Color, Side View extensions

Mozilla’s Test Pilot program for the Firefox web browser lets you try out experimental new features to help decide whether they should be added to future versions of Firefox. Today Mozilla is introducing two more, which you can try out by installing Firefox Extensions. Firefox Color is a tool that lets you customize the color […]

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Load custom themes on Android 8.0 without root (thanks to Substratum & Andromeda add-on)

Android has a long history of offering a more customizable user interface than iOS. You can choose which apps appear on your home screen, place widgets on the home screen, and even change the items that appear in your Quick Settings panel. But if you have a rooted device running Android 6.0 or later, there’s […]

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Cyanogen OS 12 to bring per-app themes to Android 5.0 Lollipop

The folks at Cyanogen make a custom version of Google Android which ships on devices including the OnePlus One and Micromax Yu line of smartphones. One of the things that sets Cyanogen OS apart from Google’s Stock Android software is support for themes that can change the look and feel of your device… but sometimes you’ll […]

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Cyanogen introduces Themes app for Cyanogen OS phones

The developers of the open source, Android-based CyanogenMod operating system have offered a theme engine for changing the color scheme, fonts, and other visual elements. Now that some of the lead developers of CyanogenMod are working on the commercial Cyanogen OS, they’re planning to bring enhanced support for themes to phones like the Oppo N1 […]

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Dolphin Browser for Android adds themes, search engine partners

The makers of the Dolphin web browser for Android have released an update bringing support for themes and wallpapers. You can customize the look and feel of the browser by choosing colors or setting a photo from your device as the background. While that’s probably the most visible change in Dolphin 10.1, the developers have […]

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Cydia Substrate, WinterBoard theme engine now available for rooted Android devices

The developer of the Cydia app store for jailbroken iOS devices has ported one of the most popular tools for tweaking a jailbroken iPhone or iPad to Android. Saurik’s Cydia Substrate is now available for Android, and the Winterboard theme engine which makes use of it is available as a free download as well. Android […]