The latest (beta) versions of macOS Sierra 10.12.2 and iOS 10.2 include new wallpapers, but if you aren’t running beta versions or are generally avoiding the Sierra update or not yet on iOS 10 for whatever reason, you still might appreciate using the pleasant images as your desktop background or iOS home screen wallpapers.
Apple has a longstanding record of curating wonderful desktop pictures on both the Mac and iOS mobile platforms, so it’s not surprising that some users may wish to know where these default desktop wallpapers are stored in Mac OS.
Any time Apple debuts a new operating system to the world, a well-chosen and beautiful wallpaper accompanies it, and iOS 10 is no exception. With iOS 10, Apple adorned the iPhone and iPad home screen wallpaper with a beautiful overhead picture of an ocean wave breaking, but you don’t have to wait for the final … Read More
When Apple debuted macOS Sierra to the world, we all got a glimpse at the gorgeous wallpaper of a sunset alpenglow hitting a mountain range on the screens of the demo Mac. Apple has also given us a look at that beautiful mountain range wallpaper on their preview page for MacOS Sierra too. But you … Read More
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
“How do you change the picture on the background?” is one of the more common questions heard from newcomers to the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This is all the more true when you took a great picture with the devices camera and you want to set that picture as the wallpaper on the iOS … Read More
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
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
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
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.
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
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.