If you’re an extra longtime Mac user, you might remember way back in the 1990s when desktop backgrounds on classic Mac OS versions were tiled images of various textures. This was way back when the idea of setting a single image as wallpaper was a bit extreme because it was excessively resource heavy, and so … Read More
Don’t like the prominent black Notch across the top of the iPhone X screen? You can hide it with a little wallpaper trick.
Apple typically includes a series of new wallpapers with each major new operating system release, and iOS 11 will apparently be no different. Though they are not included in the beta releases of iOS 11, a freshly discovered GM (Golden Master) build of iOS 11 was found on an Apple website and it includes a … Read More
Everyone loves great wallpaper for their desktops, backgrounds, and home screens, and NASA’s Juno spacecraft has delivered a beautiful image of Jupiter which fits the bill. Whether you want t spruce up your iPhone, iPad, Mac, Android, or Windows PC desktop, this picture should look fantastic as your new wallpaper image.
For those who watched the WWDC2017 keynote, you may have noticed during the unveiling of iMac Pro that the hardware shown featured some pretty stunning onscreen images of what looks like a bursting cloud of color. Not surprisingly, that iMac Pro image of a colorful cloud burst makes a great wallpaper too, so why not … Read More
The default wallpaper in MacOS High Sierra is a beautiful autumn lakeside scene featuring mountains frosted with a light snow, it looks fantastic but you don’t need to wait until the final High Sierra release is available to use this great wallpaper right now.
Every new Apple operating system release brings with it a lovely new wallpaper, and iOS 11 is no exception. The new default wallpaper in iOS 11 (beta anyway) arrives as a beautiful overhead beach scene with a crashing wave hitting the sand. As expected, the new default iOS 11 wallpaper looks fantastic on the iPhone … Read More
It’s looking like new iOS wallpapers will arrive in the next version of the system software, as a trio of new images has appeared in the first beta of iOS 10.3.3. But there’s no need to wait for the final version, you can get the nice wallpapers for your iPhone, iPad, or Mac right now.
NASA consistently produces stunning and inspiring imagery of our Earth, solar system, and universe, many of which make for exceptional wallpapers for our desktops and home screens, and these new images of our home planet at night are no exception. From NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, these four high resolution images show Earth and the … Read More
Space wallpapers are often some of the best, and a recent picture of planet Jupiter courtesy of NASA is no exception. The image of Jupiter was taken from below the planet, a different angle than what you’d typically see of the gas giant, and the resulting image is stunning and makes for an exceptional desktop … Read More
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