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

 

Apple shares wallpapers created with Mac and iOS devices for Chinese New Year

By Cody Lee on Jan 6, 2017

In celebration of Chinese New Year, Apple has launched a new section on its website in select Asian countries with exclusive wallpapers. The images feature contemporary versions of traditional “Nianhua” folk art, and they were created by 5 young Chinese artists using Mac and iOS devices. 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

 

Evanesco brings out your Home screen wallpaper whenever your device sits idle

By Anthony Bouchard on Dec 28, 2016

A lot of people take pride in their iPhone’s Home screen wallpapers, but because of the way app icons work on the iPhone, your wallpaper is often interrupted, so you don’t really get the full effect of it.

A new free jailbreak tweak called Evanesco aims to give your Home screen’s wallpaper more focus, and the way it does it is simply brilliant. 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

 

Super Mario wallpapers for iPhone

By Jim Gresham on Dec 11, 2016

Nintendo will drop Super Mario Run into the App Store on Thursday, December 15. The Apple-Nintendo partnership was first unveiled as, perhaps, the only surprise during the September iPhone 7 launch event. The iDB team couldn’t be more excited about Nintendo’s decision to build a full platform game for iOS, which has been long over due.

We are joining the excitement by offering a way to deck out your favorite iOS device with a set of Super Mario wallpapers with this week’s Wallpapers of the Week. Take a step inside for the downloads. Read More

 

Wallpapers of the week: Apple’s demo Photos app images

By Jim Gresham on Dec 4, 2016

Every Sunday, the iDownloadBlog Wallpapers of the Week post aims to bring you photo quality wallpapers for your Apple devices. Different genres pop up throughout the year, but our most popular posts always have direct connections to Apple media events and official advertising images.

Today, I present a set of official Apple images AirDropped straight off the new MacBook Pro at my local Apple Store. The images in this set are used in the display demo Photos app to highlight the screen resolution and give users the chance to play with the photo editor. Consequently, you will find the original Apple files and they have been formatted for your devices. Step inside for the downloads.  Read More

 

Wallpapers of the week: minimal scenery

By Jim Gresham on Nov 27, 2016

Every Sunday, we strive to bring you excellent photo quality images from around the ‘Net. Wallpapers of the Week is the best way to deck out your devices with a fresh set of images every seven days. We cover a lot of different genres, but a continual favorite is the minimalist category. Whether it is minimal CGI designs to drawings, we receive a lot of feedback and hits.

Consequently, today, we present another set of minimalist wallpapers, this time with ‘landscape’ as the primary focal topic. Inside, download our latest offering.  Read More

 

Black and white wallpapers for macOS and iOS

By Jim Gresham on Nov 20, 2016

Every Apple operating system comes with great stock images. From iOS to macOS, the images always inspire. While recently, the GM versions seem to be launching fewer and fewer stock wallpapers, the ones included are always very popular.

In today’s Wallpapers of the Week collection, you can find several of the stock photos, modified into black and white. The set is great for your new matte or jet black iPhones, but the images’ contrast will look great on any iPhone screen. Read More

 

Wallpapers of the week: golden fields

By Jim Gresham on Nov 13, 2016

Every Sunday, the Wallpapers of the Week section brings you photo quality images for your favorite iOS devices. Aside from jailbreaking, keeping a fresh selection of wallpapers is the quickest and easiest way to customize your interface.

We source images from around the Internet, reader submissions, and items we stumble across on Twitter. Today’s collection is a set of original photographs, perfect for the autumn weather. Read More

 

Wallpapers of the week: yellow, red, and blue droplets

By Jim Gresham on Nov 6, 2016

Any time Apple uses specific images to highlight their new products, we scramble to find copies. For example, go ahead and grab our iPhone 7 marketing wallpapers, from the Apple website. In addition, Apple used what appears to be amorphous droplets in a variety of colors to highlight the iPhone 7, but neglected to put them in the iOS 10 GM.

Thankfully, with the release of iOS 10.2 beta 1, the wallpapers are now included. If you do not have a dev account and the latest beta, you will be waiting for the images. Additionally, these wallpapers appear to be available only for iPhone 7, so this might be your only chance to get your hands on them if you don’t have the latest device. Read More

 

Video hands-on: 10+ new features in iOS 10.2 beta 1

By Christian Zibreg on Nov 1, 2016

Apple yesterday issued beta 1 of the forthcoming iOS 10.2 software update for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. For starters, iOS 10.2 beta 1 includes three new wallpapers, provides a bunch of new emoji as part of the Unicode 9.0 standard and gives Camera the optional ability to remember filter, Live Photo and mode settings.

Star ratings are back in the Music app and Videos has its own widget. Oh, and you can now annoy friends with a brand new animation in Messages.

Without further ado, here’s our video hands-on with iOS 10.2 beta 1 accompanied by a detailed description of all the new features and enhancements. Read More

 

Wallpapers of the week: The Walking Dead

By Jim Gresham on Oct 30, 2016

The Walking Dead season 7 premiered last week with a brutally violent opener, bringing the show to the next level. Arguing the tagline “we’re just getting started,” the show continues to entice viewership.

Before diving headlong into the fresh season, use the following wallpapers to reminisce about the good days. The upcoming season will prove to continue what appears to be a shocking new change in the show.  Read More

 

MacBook Pro with Touch Bar event wallpapers

By Jim Gresham on Oct 27, 2016

Today, Apple announced the new MacBook Pro with a new touch sensitive function bar that dynamically changes based on active applications. Naturally, there were some shiny images shown on the screens, during the keynote this morning. Quickly, I began getting requests for modifications and mock ups of these images via Twitter.

Thanks to the quick work from some followers, I was able to collect the necessary images and present them below. As always, if you have tips, tricks, or would like some fresh wallpapers during the week, please catch me on Twitter @jim_gresham. It is the community that makes these posts possible.  Read More

 

Wallpapers of the week: autumn

By Jim Gresham on Oct 23, 2016

As the northern hemisphere enters colder months, the leaves begin to drastically change. Reds and oranges take over, once green leaves.

Capturing the natural beauty, our Wallpapers of the Week section brings relevant, photo quality images to your devices. Each week a specifically curated list of wallpapers is posted to the site on Sunday.
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Apple October 27 event wallpapers: “hello again”

By Jim Gresham on Oct 19, 2016

Today, Apple announced the upcoming media event on October 27. With the announcement, in traditional fashion, comes a simple graphic representation of the event. As always, armchair pundits and tea leaf readers try to discern the hidden messages believed to be concealed in the graphic.

More productive folks get creative and make wallpapers from the inspired imagery. It is tradition for the Wallpapers of the Week section to feature these creations, leading up to the event. Step inside for fresh wallpapers, inspired by Apple’s “hello again” event! Read More

 

Doctor Strange wallpapers for iPhone

By Jim Gresham on Oct 16, 2016

The Wallpapers of the Week section is an ongoing list of curated images for iOS devices. Each collection is sourced from around the Internet, submitted by a reader, or linked to a topical pop culture reference. Today’s section includes a reader submitted image as well as other great captures from around the net.

Another collection in the Marvel movie series, Doctor Strange is releasing this upcoming November 4, in what will most likely prove to be another hit movie in the comic book inspired realm. Step inside to grab your wallpapers before the action hits theaters.

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Wallpapers of the week: the colorful sky

By Jim Gresham on Oct 9, 2016

Every Sunday the Wallpapers of the Week section, attempts to bring you incredible images from across the Internet. The images are formatted for the latest iOS devices, sometimes just iPhone or iPad, sometimes both. It is our intent to keep you with fresh images on a weekly basis, as the section name indicates.

Naturally, wallpaper quality, theme, and artistic value is subjective. Our images cannot impress everyone, every time. If you aren’t impressed with the week’s postings, you can be sure another set will be available the following week. To keep up with the latest, or to submit your own favorite walls, catch up with me on Twitter via @jim_gresham. For today, enjoy a set of colorful sky-themed wallpapers.  Read More

 
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