About Jim Gresham

An avid Macintosh convert, Jim appreciates the fine, detailed, and progressive products Apple designs. He spent his younger years tinkering with computers, reading about technology, and watching Star Wars. Since 2008, he has worked on improving his Apple arsenal and spends his free time researching latest gadget trends, trying to find the next accessory or app for review. A native of the Commonwealth of Virginia, he enjoys the stiff crease on a well-ironed dress shirt and dons a bow tie on a regular basis. You can catch up with Jim on Twitter, or jim[at]idownloadblog[dot]com

WWDC 2017 wallpapers

by Jim Gresham on Feb 19, 2017

Every Apple announcement sparks interest from the fanbase. Many armchair analysts try to predict event announcements from the tea leaves found scattered about the event invitations. Regardless of your interpretation of the WWDC 2017 event invitation imagery, the designs always make excellent wallpapers.

A popular category in the Wallpapers of the Week section, Apple event announcements always prove to be the most visited and downloaded. We are excited to provide downloads for an entire pack of WWDC 2017 wallpapers for iPhone, iPad, and desktop. Read More

 

Minimalist ice landscape wallpapers

by Jim Gresham on Feb 12, 2017

While the southern states are experiencing unusually warm winter months, the north is still getting slammed by snow storms. Whether you are wishing for snow, wishing you weren’t shoveling snow, or just wishing to enjoy the beauty of a white washed landscape, these minimalist icy wallpapers will promote the season.

Part of our Wallpapers of the Week section, this new cold collection is perfect for a Lock or Home screen. Read More

 

Super Bowl LI iPhone wallpapers

by Jim Gresham on Feb 5, 2017

Today is Super Bowl Sunday! The one day per year that Americans, en mass, decide they love American football, or at least the commercials. This year the Atlanta Falcons meet the New England Patriots.

Step inside to find out how you can watch the game without a TV subscription and grab your Super Bowl LI Wallpapers of the Week!
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Wallpapers of the week: the Vellum starter pack

by Jim Gresham on Jan 29, 2017

The Wallpapers of the Week section strives to bring photo quality images to your devices, week-over-week. Many times, the post includes a curated section of images bounced around the Internet. However, sometimes things are a bit more strategic and come from a tip, thanks to our readers.

Today’s collection comes by way of the Vellum app. The wallpaper app includes curated sections of images that can be downloaded directly to your device. To give you a taste, step inside for a few wallpapers I downloaded directly from the app. Read More

 

Wallpapers of the week: cityscape

by Jim Gresham on Jan 22, 2017

The Wallpapers of the Week section compiles photo quality images for your favorite iOS devices. Last week, the popular category geometric shapes made a comeback in early 2017. This week, a small collection of cityscapes graces the wallpaper collection.

While nature is certainly beautiful, our concrete and steel masterpieces also have a beauty of their own. Step inside for the latest wallpaper downloads. Read More

 

Wallpapers of the week: geometry pack

by Jim Gresham on Jan 15, 2017

With a weekly collection of wallpapers spanning a few years, it is easy to see a trend in reader preference. One of the top Wallpapers of the Week categories is geometry. You vote with your page views and your social shares.

Each time we host a collection of geometric inspired wallpapers, it goes really well! So, to continue to give the people what they want, take a step inside for another set of similarly inspired images. Also, you will find backlinks to many of our previous geometry wallpapers. Read More

 

Apple’s Chinese New Year wallpapers

by Jim Gresham on Jan 8, 2017

The iDownloadBlog Wallpapers of the Week section aims to bring you stunning, photo quality images every Sunday for your favorite iOS devices. Today, we feature an official Apple set of Chinese New Year wallpapers, by five Chinese artists, who place their modern impressions upon traditional Nianhua folk art. Get ready to celebrate on January 27 and 28!

The five image collection is hosted via Apple and available for iPhone, iPad, and desktop. All original works of art, step inside for your downloads. Read More

 

Happy New Year firework wallpapers

by Jim Gresham on Jan 1, 2017

Happy new year from the iDownloadBlog team! We are looking forward to new technologies the year will bring, specifically, the 10th anniversary edition of iPhone! We may see a new 10.9″ iPad hit this spring or, just maybe, an update to desktop computers. But, the iPhone should be the crown jewel for 2017. Until then, we are left simply wishing for a great start to the new year!

If you just found out last night, texting “Happy new year” via iMessage in iOS 10, automatically sets off fireworks. You can manually control these effects, but some trigger words initiate the sequence automatically.

If you want to take the fun from iMessage and celebrate the new year on your wallpaper, then read on. Read More

 

Wallpapers of the week: Christmas

by Jim Gresham on Dec 25, 2016

About once per decade, Christmas falls on a Sunday. As avid iDB readers, you know Sunday brings new images to the Wallpapers of the Week category. While we have a very diverse readership, we wanted to celebrate the holiday, as it fell directly on Sunday.

Below is a new set of holiday imagery, including links to the archives of previous year seasonal posts. Take a step inside for the latest. Read More

 

Wallpapers of the week: OnePlus 2 pack for iPhone

by Jim Gresham on Dec 18, 2016

Our Wallpapers of the Week category provides photo quality images for your iOS devices every Sunday. Today, we highlight two categories that are frequently very popular. Minimalistic and geometric designs are always on the top of our charts and the following set fits the bill.

Apple has become stingy with their wallpaper catalogue as we entered iOS 9. Consequently, what’s wrong with stealing some great wallpapers from a competing device? The collection below is a sampling of the OnePlus 2 stock wallpapers. Read More

 
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