There are those that jailbreak their iDevices and those that root their Android world domination machines. There are those that choose not to jump onto the Microsoft or Apple bandwagons by installing Linux on their home PC's. I'm still a Windows faithful (Technet subscription and all), but still...one can never have too much customization. I was spurred on by a recent article on lifehacker.com and decided to install a desktop customization tool named Rainmeter on my Windows 8 powered laptop. This application allows enormous amounts of modifications to the standard Windows interface. In addition I added an application launching tool named Rocketdock to add a toolbar at the bottom of my desktop to help launch my most used folders.
Searching the interweb for additional skins and icons can help you create your own personalized computing experience.
The finished product: