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.


The Simplest Free Tools For Common Photo Edits (That Aren't Photoshop)

Opening up Photoshop or GIMP just to crop an image is silly. Those powerful tools are great, but sometimes you just need a simple program. Here’s how to do some of the most common edits with simple, free, online tools.


The Slanted Home Screen

Today’s design, built for Themer, is a single-page home screen that puts your most important information on one slick-looking page.


The Firewatch Desktop

Over on Flickr, Ahmad is pumped for Firewatch, an upcoming game that promises to be amazing. His desktop gives us sunset from a beautifully high vantage point — but it also helps him launch apps and check his system status. Here’s how he set it up.


CDock Customises The Background And Colour Of Your Mac's Dock

Mac: Apple doesn’t give you many options for customising your dock from the System Preferences. Free app cDock lets you customise the colours and backgrounds to your heart’s content.


Google Art Project Puts An Art Masterpiece On Every New Chrome Tab

Just as your browser’s homepage can be a source of inspiration, so can the new tab page, since you probably open it quite often. How about some fine art throughout your day?