If you're a #WinPhan, chances are you've already downloaded the Windows 10 Technical Preview Microsoft pushed out today to Insiders.
You'll notice many differences from Windows 8.1 to the Preview of 10, and one of them is the set of folder icons.
However, not all icons are "modernized," such as the users folder, search folder, and others. So I took it upon myself to create icons myself that matched the same style.
You can download the official Windows 10 Technical Preview icons as well as my custom icons below:
Windows Phone's next iteration is here. This update includes an Action Center to manage your notifications, a swype-like functionality for the keyboard, a digital personal assistant named Cortana, and more (you can see the rest of the features here).
How to get the update
Do keep in mind that updating your device early can potentially void your warranty.
Twitter's profiles have updated yet again!
For any of you Tile Me! users out there, this may come as a frustration to you, as you've decorated your Twitter backgrounds with images your Windows Phone, Start Screen, and features.
Well do not fear! Ertay Shashko and I have been working hard to make sure Tile Me! will still work with the new Twitter Cover Photos.
In the past, designing backgrounds for Twitter profiles wasn't that difficult. You aligned the image either left, right, or center, and make your background off of that. Now if you're designing your own Twitter Photo Cover, you're going to need to know more specifics. Let's get started.
There are several ways to get an image of your Xbox Live Avatar on your computer.
Assuming you use your avatar in your Xbox profile picture, an easy way to download your Xbox user picture is use this these URLs:
Method 1 (Xbox One method):
Since the launch of the Xbox One, you can now download a large resolution image by using this URL:
Here’s mine: https://avatar-ssl.xboxlive.com/avatar/davidvkimball/avatarpic-xl.png
Note: This link won't work for you if you haven't set up a X-large version of your avatar picture yet. To learn how to set your profile picture on your Xbox One, use this tutorial from Xbox.com.
Method 2 (avatar picture):
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