Would you pay for a desktop wallpaper slideshow? Let's rephrase that: Would you pay for shareware to create a desktop wallpaper slideshow? You might, if it's Wallpaper SlideShow Pro. What makes it so much better than the many free slideshow apps? Like the one that comes with Windows? Lots of things, starting with multiple monitor capability. You can custom-fit each separate image, too, so you no longer have to choose whether to center, fit, or stretch them all. You can add overlays like calendars and text, too. As we noted, Wallpaper SlideShow Pro is shareware, but it's … Read more
YoWindow for iPhone is a miniaturized version of the highly-praised Windows counterpart; it's a full-screen weather app complete with animated visualizations of "real time" weather.
The iPhone version comes with five main animated landscapes, each with their own distinctive look and feel. Each animated landscape comes with subtle yet dynamic features that evoke an incredible sense of calm. Stare at a landscape long enough, and you'll notice trees swaying in the background, birds flying off in the distance, airplanes taking off, and more. It's one of those apps that makes your phone a perfect desktop … Read more
Running your app as if it's a bait-and-switch scam is no way to win people over. 3D Waterfall Wallpaper does live up to its name with a few gorgeous, high-resolution wallpapers. However, the way the app bombards you with ads is unforgivable. You can find these pictures elsewhere, and you really should to avoid installing this app.
It's bad enough that the app makes you agree to see all sorts of scammy ads before you can even get to the wallpaper. However, the longer you have the app open, the more ads you'll have to duck and … Read more
Smartphones tend to tuck the current time in the top-right corner of your phone, where your eyes almost never go. This convenient download slaps a huge clock right on your home screen so you don't have to look away to check the time. Of course, the Android operating system provides a way to do this without a download, but Super Clock Wallpaper presents a different option.
This is a live wallpaper, so expect Super Clock Wallpaper to drain your battery and take up a bit of your system's memory. If you ignore that, it's pretty nice. You'… Read more
Some people can never settle on just one wallpaper for their home screen. Wallpaper Changer can give you a new wallpaper whenever you want. It can even schedule your wallpaper to change at certain times. It works like a charm, but can only use images already on your phone, and doesn't come with new images to choose from.
The fact that this app doesn't download wallpapers for you means it won't make you go over your data limit with random downloads, but it also means you're stuck with the pictures on your phone. It can't … Read more
There is a strong market for expanded wallpaper on the iPad and iPhone. The devices come with no built-in options for wallpaper except to add them from your list of photos. While most people are content adding photos of their dogs or children, many want a more robust selection of impersonal images. That's where Magic Wallpapers stakes its claim -- as a provider of free wallpaper that can be saved, shared, or placed on your background or lock screen. The app is attractive enough at first glance. It has a collection of Metro-style tiles, and you can add new … Read more
Switching up your wallpaper often seems to be a good way to foster creativity. However, finding dozens of great wallpapers can be a major challenge. My Daily Wallpaper takes most of the thinking out of it, randomizing almost 700,000 different wallpaper designs whenever you want. You'll never have to have the same desktop twice.
Most of the wallpapers My Daily Wallpaper offers are quite stunning to look at. However, the 100+ categories are so different from one another that you might end up with a few weird surprises and juxtapositions. Luckily, you can eliminate any category from your … Read more
The need for customization creates a demand for tons of live wallpapers. It is only logical that the most popular sporting event in the United States would have a live wallpaper application. If pop-up notifications and random icon appearances don't bother you, then NFL Live wallpaper might be an option for an NFL fan.
Installation of NFL Live wallpaper goes easily, and the app doesn't require much free space. The live wallpaper settings are quite numerous and allow for a lot of customization to the look and feel of the wallpaper itself. The wallpaper quality is quite low, … Read more
Live wallpapers seem to be popular, and with the high performance of modern mobile processors, they are becoming more detailed. Koi Free Live Wallpaper is a very detailed simulation of Koi fish that swim around your desktop. Because of its high processor consumption, this one may not be for every user.
Koi Free Live Wallpaper doesn't require any special permissions and the installation is easy due to the lack of options. This app has a pro version available for a fee that includes options to customize the feel of the wallpaper. The wallpaper itself is pretty realistic. It is … Read more
Dream Wallpaper is a free screensaver that rotates a series of stunning high-resolution desktop background images. You can choose from regular and widescreen images in a range of categories, and download more wallpaper images online, too.
Dream Wallpaper set its first image as our desktop background as soon as we installed the program. Unlike many single screensavers, Dream Wallpaper has a user interface you can open from a system tray icon that also accesses the previous and next wallpapers. Dream Wallpaper's main view displays six or more wallpaper images in each of its Local Wallpaper and Network Wallpaper categories, … Read more