The Ocean Waves Home Screen

Android: If the onset of autumn already has you long for the summer days of ocean fun, this home screen will get you in the mood.


The Flat N' Fuzzy Desktop

Reader Royale with Cheese loves flat desktops, and so do we. This time around his desktop pays homage to the legendary fuzz pedal, the Big Muff. It’s a simple, flat look that says a lot if you know what to look for. Here’s how it’s all set up.


Perfect Your 'Splash' Photography With An Arduino

Fancy electronics can make taking great photos easier, but no all of us have the cash to purchase everything we need. However, if you have some time on your hands and a knack for building, you can master “splash” shots, like the one above, with a DIY rig comprised of wood, a solenoid and an Arduino Uno.


Filters For iPhone Adjusts Photos With Over 800 Different Tweaks

iOS: You have a billion options for different photo-editing apps on iOS, but Filters might be one of the simplest to use. It comes packed with over 800 different photo filters, but it still manages to be friendly to use.


Pixar's Powerful 3D Rendering Software RenderMan Is Now Free To Use

If you like to do any 3D modelling or animation, Pixar’s in-house software that’s been used for movies like Toy Story, Cars, and recent films like Guardians of the Galaxy is now completely free to download and use.


The Radioactive Home Screen

The term “radioactive” can invoke imagery from nuclear reactors to Homer Simpson. This home screen is packed with plutonium powered inspired glowing green. It even comes in both dark and light themes.


The Global Monitor Desktop

Windows: Jerome doesn’t have admin rights to his work laptop (which makes sense), but he didn’t want that to stop him from adding a little personality to it. The result is this good-looking, informative, and custom Windows desktop. Here’s how he set it all up.


Pixelmator For iPad Gets Watercolour Painting And A Better Colour Picker

iPad: Pixelmator is one of the most powerful image editing tools on the iPad. Today it gets an update with a few new features. Chief among them is a new watercolour painting tool.


Change The Notification Center Icon On Your Mac To Whatever You Want

The Notification Center icon in Yosemite is pretty bland. If you want to spice things up a bit, iDownloadBlog shows you how to swap it out with a new icon.


This Video Teaches You The Basics Of Photography Composition

Composing a picture is about more than just putting your subject inside the frame. This video shows you the basics of photo composition so you can learn to take better photos.