Ready to open the can of worms that is Linux customisation? With the help of some GNOME extensions, you can get started with not only customising your desktop's looks, but how it works; and start making it work for you. Read more here.
The upcoming Ubuntu 18.04 release will come with a new icon theme, inspired by the Suru icon theme originally made for Ubuntu Phone. Convergence may have been cancelled, but its spirit is still alive at Canonical.
ChromeOS is not usually considered first-choice for productivity functions; however, Google seems to wish to facilitate such needs anyway, as the latest Canary build of ChromeOS adds multi-monitor window snapping functionality. Read more here!