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Use an Animated GIF as Wallpaper in Mac OS X with GIFPaper

May 21, 2016 - 9 Comments
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Have you ever wished the wallpaper on your Mac was animated? One common trick to achieve that effect is to set a screen saver as the desktop wallpaper in Mac OS X, which looks great but can wind up using a fair amount of processor to display the animations, but now another option is available; … Read More

12 Beautiful Hidden Nature Wallpapers from Apple for Earth Day

Apr 20, 2016 - 11 Comments
Apple Earth Day Hidden Nature Wallpapers

Apple has been running an Earth Day Lessons campaign aimed at students to raise awareness of various environmental issues surrounding conservation, ecosystems, and ecology. Like many other microsites on Apple.com, these web pages are filled with beautiful high resolution images, this time themed around Earth, featuring subjects from zebras, shorelines, kelp forests, to tree farms … Read More

4 NASA Wallpapers to Decorate a Desktop or Homescreen

Apr 3, 2016 - 3 Comments
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NASA has a pretty amazing collection of images available on the web to look through, many of which are ultra high resolution and make for perfect wallpapers. But not every NASA image is of some distant star, galaxy or nebula, many of their greatest pictures are from a bit closer to home and taken during … Read More

Get the Android N Default Wallpaper, Looks Great on iPhone & iPad!

Mar 13, 2016 - 2 Comments
Android N default wallpaper

Though most iPhone and iPad users likely don’t closely follow Android news, a new beta version of the next Android OS release came out recently, and long with it arrived a pretty nice default wallpaper too. The Android N default wallpaper image is of some distant hills or a mountain range silhouetted against a pink … Read More

6 Minimalist Subtle Texture Wallpapers

Mar 5, 2016 - 6 Comments
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Many of us like scenery and abstractions as a desktop background, but sometimes simple desktop wallpapers are best if you’re trying to stay focused. And of course, others may just prefer a more minimalistic look to their wallpaper.

How to Make a Custom System Alert Sound for Mac OS X

Feb 28, 2016 - 12 Comments
Use the custom made alert sound in Mac OS X

The Mac makes an alert sound when certain dialog boxes, errors, and other user interactions are encountered in OS X. Most Mac users likely know that you can change the alert sound to one of your choice by going to the Sound preference panel in OS X, but did you know you can easily make … Read More

Get an Inspirational Martin Luther King Jr Quote Wallpaper from Apple

Jan 18, 2016 - 6 Comments
MLK Jr wallpaper quote on a Mac

In celebration of MLK Jr Day, Apple has honored Dr. Martin Luther King Junior with a prominent tributary homepage takeover. The tribute is complete with a picture of Dr King, featuring one of his most famous and powerfully inspirational quotes overlaid the image; “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for … Read More

8 Hidden HD Wallpapers Found on the Apple “Start Something New” Page

Jan 9, 2016 - 1 Comment
Apple Start Something New hidden wallpapers

Looking for some new high resolution wallpapers for your Mac, iPhone, iPad, Android, or Windows PC? We’ve dug up a handful found on the parallax-heavy web feature on Apple.com called “Start Something New”, which emphasizes user created art and photography made entirely with and on iOS devices.

How to Customize the Login Screen Wallpaper in OS X El Capitan

Nov 2, 2015 - 23 Comments
How to customize login screen wallpaper in OS X

You can easily change the login screen wallpaper in OS X El Capitan to any image of your choice. This will impact the appearance of the login window when you boot a Mac, and also when you are using fast user switching to change user accounts. The wallpaper image that is replaced is what sits … Read More

Get 35 Stunning Aerial Apple TV Screen Savers for Mac OS X

Oct 31, 2015 - 51 Comments
Aerial Apple TV screen savers in Mac OS X

The new Apple TV arrives with an incredibly gorgeous array of screen savers, and now you can get those amazing screen savers on the Mac too. There are 35 different screen savers in total, with daytime and evening views of beautiful footage taken from flying over Hawaii, New York City, San Francisco, London, and the … Read More

Get Android Marshmallow Wallpapers for iPhone, iPad, Mac, & PC

Oct 25, 2015 - 9 Comments
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While Apple routinely picks great wallpapers for iOS and OS X, so does Google with Android, and the wallpapers bundled with the Android Marshmallow release look really great on Mac, iPhone, iPad, and Windows too.

How to Change the Default System Font in OS X El Capitan to Lucida Grande

Oct 15, 2015 - 28 Comments
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The Lucida Grande font is known for its crisp and obvious readability which makes it a great user interface font, and it rightfully served as the Mac OS X default system font for many years. Then along came Yosemite, where the Mac system font was changed to the generally unpopular Helvetica Neue. Apple has since … Read More

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