Tag: 100K

Designer’s Stylish iPhone Icons Make Him $100K in a Week

A designer who created a set of stunning icons for popular iPhone apps has made more than $100,000 within just a week of putting them on sale.

San Francisco-based Traf stuck lucky when tech reviewer Marques Brownlee spoke about the stylish, minimalist icons in a recent show on his hugely popular YouTube channel.

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Apple’s recent launch of iOS 14 allows for greater customization of the iPhone’s home screen using widgets — something Android users have been able to do for years.

While Apple still doesn’t allow an easy way to change app icons, a new workaround via the Shortcuts app also lets you swap out the regular icons with something more pleasing to the eye.

“I saw some people sharing screenshots of their iPhones after discovering that iOS 14 now allows you to add custom icons to your home screen using the Siri Shortcuts app,” Traf wrote in a

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Geek of the Week: Tori Dunlap’s ‘First $100K’ turned into a movement to empower women financially

Tori Dunlap. (Jon Cárdenas Photo)

When Tori Dunlap was 9 years old, she started running her own business — a vending machine company, in which she learned the ins and outs of managing machines, candy and money. She rolled enough quarters over the ensuing years to contribute to her own college fund.

The financial discipline stuck with Dunlap, and by 25 she had saved her first $100,000, quit a corporate job in marketing and jumped full time into her own business called Her First $100K to fight inequality and help women achieve financial independence. It’s now a global, six-figure business and movement — and Dunlap is our latest Geek of the Week.

“Everyone can hit their first $100K, and they get to decide what that looks like,” Dunlap said. “Maybe it’s $100K saved like me, or maybe it’s $100K earned, debt paid off, invested, or something else. I’m the first

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