Tag: wallpapers

These Aerial Wallpapers will make your iPhone spacey

I'm always on the lookout for new and different wallpapers to install on my iPhone and spruce up my homescreen. One excellent collection that I stumbled across (thanks to PetaPixel) is Aerial Wallpapers by João Paulo Bernardes. Bernardes searches through NASA and Airbus Defense and Space ar...

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How to craft the perfect parallax wallpaper for your iPhone and iPad

Sick of stretched, blurry or otherwise lame wallpapers on your iPhone or iPad? Apple's decision to make your background come alive with the parallax effect in iOS 7 means that using your standard wallpapers ends up giving you some not-so-sharp effects. But fear not: You can create a wallpaper of ...

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Make beautiful parallax iPhone wallpapers

The parallax effect is the new "motion" wallpaper laying behind the app icons on iOS 7. The subtle effect is meant to give some depth to the flat design of iOS 7, though some have said it gives them motion sickness. However, if you like parallax and want to make your own wallpapers that work well ...

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Daily Update for September 11, 2013

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the inline player (requires Fl...

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Daily iPhone App: ScreenDIY lets you beautify your iPhone homescreen

If you want to spruce up your home screen or add some flair to your iPhone's lock screen, then you should check out ScreenDIY from SoftEase. The app has a repository of retina wallpapers, but at 152 images, it's not an overwhelming amount. You'll find a nice mix of frames, patterns and professi...

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1001: A really cool Flickr client

The old adage that 'a picture is worth 1000 words' is still going nice and strong. Considering the sheer number of pictures that Flickr is hosting these days, that could be a lot of stories to sift through - why not try out a desktop app to help with all the work? 1001 is a unique Flickr client f...

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One more roundup of iPhone wallpapers

Tons of iPhone wallpapers out now-- here's a last roundup of what we've seen so far. The good bloggers at BoingBoing are going iPhone wallpaper crazy-- they've posted this terrific Sad Mac wallpaper, as well as a collection of erotic wallpapers, if you swing that way. Oh, and hey, unicorns! Hy...

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Desktop of the Week for 4/22 - 4/28/07

This week's TUAW Desktop hails from Flickr user brianpunx and makes use of a number of Mac OS X software and icons which brianpunx was kind enough to list (hint: that makes my job easier when picking a TUAW Desktop of the Week, though it doesn't influence my decision). First, it's running a Shape...

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TUAW Desktop of the week for 11/12/06

I know I know, it's a slight bit early for holiday-themed desktops, but there's enough cleverness going on here that I thought it warranted a TUAW Desktop of the Week award anyway. Flickr user rVEO has more than just a pretty wallpaper going on in Xmas Mac - you're witnessing the powers of Sno, Mac...

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Get your Mac some new Desktop backgrounds

This tip isn't Mac specific, but I thought I would share it anyway. No one wants to stare at their computer with a dull old Desktop background, but where can you get high quality free desktop backgrounds? Why, Flickr of course! This Flickr group, called Wallpapers (1024x768 minimum), has thousands o...

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Roundup: Icons & Desktop Pictures Sources

Yesterday, we asked you what were your favorite sources for icons and desktop pictures for customizing your Mac. We've compiled your responses into a few lists below. A few others have compiled similar lists elsewhere: NonStopMac and Ask MetaFilter. Hours of browsing. Enjoy! Icons: InterfaceLIFT ...

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