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Get a Transparent Dock in OS X Mavericks by Disabling the Frost Effect

Nov 15, 2013 - 26 Comments

The Dock received a visual overhaul in OS X Mavericks which defaults to removing a minor transparency effect. It’s a subtle change that many users won’t even notice, but the difference is that now the content of windows, images, and items moved below/behind the Dock are no longer visible through what looks like a frosty … Read More

Change the Login Screen Wallpaper in OS X Mavericks

Nov 4, 2013 - 61 Comments

Changing the login screens background wallpaper is a great way to customize the appearance of a Mac. The process of doing so seems to change with every release of OS X though, and that’s no different with swapping out the login wallpaper in OS X Mavericks. Changed yet again with OS X 10.9, you will … Read More

Access 40+ Beautiful Wallpapers Hidden in OS X Mavericks

Oct 25, 2013 - Leave a Comment

Some of you may recall that a series of beautiful new screen savers were introduced with the OS X Mountain Lion, and we here at OSXDaily showed you how to uncover the amazing images from those screen savers with a little bit of digging to use as your desktop wallpaper. It turns out you can … Read More

How to Quickly Create Beautiful Abstract Wallpapers for iOS 7

Oct 18, 2013 - Leave a Comment

Many have noticed that iOS 7′s overall appearance is largely dependent on the devices wallpaper, and a good or bad wallpaper can make or break the look of things along with general usability, particularly for the home screen. It turns out that some of the best looking wallpapers on iOS 7 are very abstract, multicolored, … Read More

33 New Wallpapers from iOS 7 for iPhone & iPod Touch

Sep 11, 2013 - Leave a Comment

Everyone loves good wallpapers, and iOS 7 comes with 33 snazzy new wallpapers for your iOS gear. These particular offerings are sized specifically for iPhone and iPod touch, and due to their limited resolution (744 x 1392) they are not worthwhile for the iPad or desktop yet. Presumably, the high resolution versions from an iPad … Read More

8 Beautiful New Wallpapers from the Latest OS X Mavericks Developer Preview

Sep 4, 2013 - Leave a Comment

Each new version of OS X and iOS tends to come with some gorgeous new wallpapers, and it looks as if OS X Mavericks will be no different. Found in the latest Developer Preview 7 build of OS X Mavericks by a member of iClarified, this collection of 8 beautiful wallpapers are offered at an … Read More

9 Magnificent Wallpapers to Spruce Up Your Desktop & Home Screen Backgrounds

Aug 29, 2013 - Leave a Comment

It’s time for another roundup of beautiful wallpapers for your computers and iDevices. There’s no particular theme with this roundup, just some great images of scenery and distant space, each of which makes for fantastic background pictures. As usual, these are all offered in high-res HD glory, so whether you’re sporting a 27″ display with … Read More

9 High-Resolution Space Wallpapers

Jun 28, 2013 - Leave a Comment

It’s time for a new wallpaper roundup, so we’re bringing you nine high-resolution space themed images. These pictures are all large enough that they should look great on just about any screen size, whether its a desktop Mac, PC, iPhone, or a retina iPad. Click through the images or links to get to the full … Read More

Grab the iOS 7 Default Wallpapers for iPhone & iPod touch

Jun 13, 2013 - Leave a Comment

The visually overhauled iOS 7 beta includes a handful of nice new default wallpapers, two of which are static (the left pink blue dots and galaxy image), and two are animated (the right two varieties of blue and purple vector bubbles). Obviously without iOS 7 you won’t be able to get the animated wallpapers, but … Read More

Get the Default OS X Mavericks Wave Wallpaper

Jun 10, 2013 - Leave a Comment

OS X Mavericks (10.9) will be out later this year, but you don’t have to wait that long to get the sweet new wave wallpaper that will be the default desktop background on future Macs and OS X releases.

How to Change an Icon in Mac OS X

Jun 4, 2013 - Leave a Comment

You can change the icon of just about any file, folder, volume, or application in Mac OS X. This is an easy way to customize the appearance of items in the file system, and it can be a fun way to add a customized look to the desktop and home folder on a Mac. It … Read More

How to Change the Dock Indicator Lights Color in Mac OS X

May 21, 2013 - 3 Comments

The color indicators in the Mac OS X Dock provide an easy way to tell what apps are running just by glancing at the Dock. OS X basically provides you with two options for those indicators, which is to either show them or not, but because we like to customize things we’ll cover how to … Read More

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