by Jim Gresham on Sep 25, 2016
iPhone 7 is slowly making its way to customers. With around a two month wait time on deliveries, Apple fans are still anxiously awaiting there device. Representing new matte black and jet black color ways, having the right wallpaper is critical. To ensure a pure luxurious black experience, you will need an equally impressive wallpaper collection.
iDownloadBlog’s Wallpaper of the Week section curates new images for your favorite devices. Each Sunday, you can download a handful of new wallpapers that were submitted by readers or sourced from the Internet. If you would like to send some tips or files my way, catch me on Twitter @jim_gresham. To get the latest, take a step beyond the fold. Read More
by Jim Gresham on Sep 20, 2016
Each year when a new iPhone lands on my doorstep, I am excited to carefully unpack the new device and get everything installed. Like you, I prefer to think of loading up a new iPhone as one of the best digital experiences. It is like taking a new car for its first run on the highway. To ensure the best experience, those among us with strong opinions always start from a fresh iPhone and never restore from a previous backup. By starting from scratch, you guarantee no faulty details work their way into an otherwise fresh system.
However, with the advent of Apple Watch and encrypted Health and Activity data, the only way to transfer those precious Activity rings is via an encrypted backup. If there was just some way, to only restore the Activity and Health data… Read More
by Jim Gresham on Sep 18, 2016
With iPhone 7 Plus, now in the wild, we are all anxiously waiting for the upcoming software update that will enable “Portrait” mode in iOS 10. Bolstering the new portrait mode, iPhone 7 Plus users will be able to take advantage of the dual lens system and the upgraded telephoto camera. Unfortunately, we will need to wait until sometime this fall to take bokeh images of our own.
In the meantime, step inside for a wallpaper pack of bokeh images. These will look stunning on the new iPhone 7 wide color gamut display and show off the advantage of bokeh style photos. Read More
by Jim Gresham on Sep 13, 2016
This special edition of the Wallpapers of the Week is coming a little earlier than usual to celebrate the release of iOS 10, but also because there has been an incredible demand for this one specific wallpaper.
Thanks to some very quick work from @AR72014, we present to you a re-creation of the wallpaper found on Apple’s iPhone 7 website. Read More
by Jim Gresham on Sep 11, 2016
This coming Friday, iPhone 7 hits store shelves and pre-orders arrive in the mail. The week between a pre-order and receiving the device is one of the most exciting times of the year for Apple fans. Immediately following the announcement, Apple litters the retail website with information about the new devices, including images that help show off the new design. When this occurs, I receive submissions for wallpapers via @jim_gresham, where you can send images for consideration and inclusion in the Wallpapers of the Week category.
This year, as the design focuses on the camera, Apple included a gallery of images, snapped by the new iPhone 7. Inside, you fill find a collection of wallpapers from the iPhone 7 photo gallery. Additionally, there is an interactive scrolling ad, that includes images of an amorphous colored orb, which has been turned into a series of wallpapers as well. Step inside for iPhone 7 wallpapers. Read More
by Jim Gresham on Sep 4, 2016
Last week, Apple sent media invitations for the upcoming September 7th event, assumedly announcing the iPhone 7. The newest flagship device is expected to hold the same form factor as the previous two iPhone generations, with marked improvement to the cameras, waterproof capabilities, and the audio experience. But, you will need to decide for yourself if losing the 3.5mm headphone jack is truly an ‘improvement.’
The media event invitation always causes a flurry of excitement across the wallpaper sphere. Repeatedly, iDownloadBlog’s most popular wallpaper posts center around media events and device launches. Our Wallpapers of the Week section aims to curate images that are chronologically relevant or just awesome walls! Step inside to see one final collection of September 7 event wallpapers. Read More
by Jim Gresham on Aug 31, 2016
An iconic image, the glowing Apple logo adorns store locations and flagship MacBook devices. It is the quickest way to spot an Apple device in the wild. However, Apple refuses to provide the same iconic design on iPhones and iPads. To resolve this conundrum, that meant taking matters into my own hands.
For years, I wanted an iPhone with a glowing logo. All the way back to iPhone 4, it has been possible to mod your device with a small LED. However, with iPhone 6, @theunlockr is offering a simple all-in-one DIY kit, helping transform your device in about 30-60 minutes. Take a step inside to see my personal handy work and a great tutorial video to ease your nerves. Read More
by Jim Gresham on Aug 29, 2016
Apple just announced the iPhone 7 media event, to be held on September 7. Their invitation has sparked many comments and additional rumors about the content of the media event. “See you on the 7th” could hint at many different announcements, but perhaps the strongest is optical or camera upgrades.
Per usual, the goal of our Wallpapers of the Week series is to highlight photo quality images for your iOS devices. Apple media event wallpapers for iPhone are always our most popular posts. These images are submitted to me via Twitter @jim_gresham. If you would like to add your images, simply send them my way.
Step inside for the latest download, in a post that will be updated throughout the day! Read More
by Jim Gresham on Aug 28, 2016
Approaching the iPhone 7 announcement date, it seemed fitting to host Apple logo wallpapers to hype the event. Shortly, an Apple media invitation will announce the event date and the excitement will begin. But, why wait for the invitation to deck out your iOS devices?
Inside, find a collection of Apple logo wallpapers for iPhone and iPad, including the 12.9″ Pro. Additionally, there is a call for submissions of the media event inspired wallpapers. Get your design skills ready, because we are excited to host all of your submissions! Read More
by Jim Gresham on Aug 21, 2016
Each week, we aspire to bring the iDB community photo quality wallpapers for their iOS devices through the curated series, Wallpapers of the Week. One of the best ways to easily customize your device, rotating Lock and Home screen images can make your device feel fresh a renewed. As we all wait for iOS 10, try making a small wallpaper change to brighten your iPhone.
Today’s selection is a continuation of two previous posts. In February, we highlighted a minimalist mountain wallpaper scene designed by @alexmuench and last week, featured a mountain time lapse series by @Stijndv. Both of these previous posts were incredibly popular. Consequently, back by popular demand, find a continuation of minimalist mountainscapes below the fold. Read More
by Jim Gresham on Aug 14, 2016
Each week, iDownloadBlog utilizes the Wallpapers of the Week section to highlight quality images for your iOS devices. Aside from jailbreaking, changing a wallpaper is the quickest way to personalize your device. Thanks to reader submissions, the section is a running gallery of talent!
This week, I am very excited to highlight a series of wallpapers created by @Stijndv. He drew a mountain naturescape, then altered the color pallet through eight different times of day. The end result is a timeline wallpaper collection of the scenery from early morning until midnight. It is a great set of walls and very beautifully done. Step inside for the downloads. Read More
by Jim Gresham on Aug 7, 2016
In our continuing Wallpapers of the Week series, geometric walls have been a continued success. Popularly determined by traffic and social shares, previous geometry based wallpapers are crowd pleasers. In today’s section we dive a little further into the genre, hopefully to your delight!
Inside, you will find a collection of five new wallpapers. Step past the fold for the download. Read More
by Jim Gresham on Jul 31, 2016
In our continued Wallpapers of the Week series, top quality images are gathered and posted for our readership. The collections range in theme from arbitrary, to pop culture, nature, and CGI geometric shapes. Changing one’s wallpapers, stands as one of the easiest ways to customize your device without jailbreaking. However, the Pangu team did just release an updated jailbreak for devices running iOS 9.3.3.
Our collections are gathered from around the Internet, sourced from galleries, or provided to us via tips on Twitter. You can catch me @jim_gresham, if you have some excellent wallpaper images or follow along for updates through the week. Inside, is a collection of artistically foggy wallpapers, sourced through Twitter.
by Jim Gresham on Jul 24, 2016
Continuing the Wallpapers of the Week section is a passion. Each week, we get to present you with the best wallpapers found around the Net. Whether pop culture related, naturescapes, or satellite images, the weekly posts is geared to provide photo quality images for your favorite iOS devices.
Recently, iDB readers and community members have been helping populate the section by catching up with me on Twitter via @jim_gresham, where I communicate with other wallpaper enthusiasts. Today’s selection of colorfully augmented natural scenes is the result of these interactions. Read More
by Jim Gresham on Jul 17, 2016
The Wallpapers of the Week section hosts a new collection of iOS friendly images each Sunday. From pop culture to galaxy walls, the curated posts are quite popular with readers. Until any major iOS design changes, customizing your wallpaper remains the best way to modify your stock device without jailbreak requirements.
As one of the more popular categories, naturescapes tend to draw a lot of attention. Today’s post falls into the nature category with excellently captured blue skies. Step inside for the downloads. Read More
by Jim Gresham on Jul 10, 2016
Late last week, Nintendo’s newest iOS experience launched as Pokémon GO hit the App Store. The augmented reality game requires players to actually roam around in real space, think outside, homes, offices, restaurants, looking to “actually” capture Pokémon in the wild. Some otherwise dormant gamers have even taken to Twitter, complaining about the added exercise of walking around.
The resurgence of Pokémon on iOS caused a flurry of excitement with those newly interested gamers or some playing for the nostalgia. Regardless, Pokémon GO is extremely popular on the App Store. Don’t miss your chance to catch all of this week’s Pokémon inspired iPhone wallpapers. Read More
by Jim Gresham on Jul 3, 2016
As the title suggests, the iDownloadBlog Wallpapers of the Week collection is refreshed each week, on Sundays. Ranging from pop culture to space images, the wallpaper collection has been growing for a couple years. One of the most commonly popular post-categories is geometric shapes.
Take a step below to download a new collection of geometrically based images for iPhone and iPad. Read More
by Jim Gresham on Jun 26, 2016
Since WWDC 2016, we created a series of wallpapers featuring the iOS 10 and macOS wallpapers. Also, wallpapers inspired by other features of the new operating systems posted across the last couple weeks. Today will be another set in the same series.
A new feature of watch OS 3 is the Breathe app. The idea is another step in the increased health functionality of Apple’s latest offering. According to Apple’s keynote, breathing deeply several times per day provides decreased stress levels. An interactive watch app, along with a guiding lotus-like image encourages deep breathing at intervals throughout the day. Check out these wallpapers inspired by the new app for iPhone, iPad, and desktop. Read More
by Jim Gresham on Jun 19, 2016
Last week, Apple announced new operating systems for all its hardware: desktop; phone and tablet; watch; and set top box. With thew new macOS and iOS systems, new wallpapers were included and we excitedly launched them a mere hour after the announcement.
Today, we highlight several wallpapers that were inspired by or variations of the new stock iOS 10 images. Additionally, there is a copy of the new Home app wallpaper, both red and green versions for your viewing pleasure. Step inside for your downloads.
by Jim Gresham on Jun 13, 2016
Today, Apple released the developer preview of its latest mobile operating system, iOS 10. With great new improvements to iMessage, Apple Music, and Maps, the new iOS 10 will be available to the public this fall. You can see a full round up of the new features from our WWDC coverage.
As quickly as the round up ended, I began getting requests for the new wallpapers via @jim_gresham, which I use to gather images for iDB’s Wallpapers of the Week. If you have any leads, send them my way.
Thankfully, due to the Twitter community, we are able to present you with the iOS 10 wallpapers for iPhone and iPad, in the article below. Read More