You can now run full-blown Windows programmes on your Android phone if it's powered by an Intel x86 processor, which it likely isn't. However, a QEMU-based emulation layer is on its way to allow you to run almost anything on your Android device
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The upcoming Ubuntu 18.04 release will come with a new icon theme, inspired by the Suru icon theme originally made for Ubuntu Phone.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.