- DIY Running Shoes From Nike: Add a splash of color to a new pair of kicks thanks to Nike's ID customization service. Just find your favorite Nike sneaker, use their color palette to find all your favorite colors, and then personalize your shoes with a cute tag (eight characters max). Just playing around with the site and customization options is a fun experience. What are you waiting for — just do it!
One major trend I've noticed in the latest crop of new gadgets (including the just-released updated Flip camcorders):
extreme personalization. Whether you can choose from a host of designs when ordering, customize your gadget on your own after ordering, or even skin your new device with your own uploaded photo, more and more devices are introducing these ultimate customization options.
Maybe I'm alone here, but the thought of completely customizing a gadget with a photo or design just doesn't appeal to me. To be honest, I almost always prefer the basic black, white, or silver original designs to crazy, colorful, and customized.
Which do you prefer?
The RS1000 also records 720p video and features face detection for great portrait shots.
If you're dying to take a bite out of the social networking pie, but want something that's all your own, take in a whiff of Ning — a customizable social networking community. Like Blogger and Wordpress are to blogging (which allow you to start your own blog about whatever the heck you want), Ning lets you to gather up all interested parties and socialize together in one place.
Why would you want to start your own social network? See one reason when you read more
I love to customize! From getting my BlackBerry engraved at the TechCrunch/Popsugar shindig in LA, to downloading some pretty wild wallpaper to bring out my inner animal and make me feel at home while I'm at the office. I do all I can to show my personality and prevent desktop boredom, even when it comes to my gadgets, which is why I switch it up and get down with cool (and free!) desktop icons through Iconfactory. The good news is that they're both Mac and PC friendly, and if you haven't checked them out, head on over — they have tons of cool icons to download and use to customize your virtual space on your computer. Not everyone loves the standard Safari or iPhoto icons, am I right? Once you find the icons you love, come back here and learn how to quickly and easily change your old icons into something a little more you.
Now that I've grown accustomed to my BlackBerry Pearl's user-friendly interface and colorful homepage, I couldn't imagine using my old black/grey screened Nokia again.
Here's a little techie tidbit..If you happen to have a QWERTY Smartphone and you're not digging its basic homepage, check out Get Frog a site that lets you customize your homepage with fun colors and links...all for free!
Featured on The Boy Genius Report, this site can help you pimp your phone, without having to download a thing. Customization categories include news, sports, tools, shopping, entertainment and business. Yes that's right, you can add your own flair and pizazz to any cell phone homescreen-yay!