customisation

The Fiery Sunset Desktop

We’ve featured desktops from Flickr user xhuxhaxhu here before — this one stood out to us with its bright orange and dark black, open space, and just a few useful on-screen widgets to keep her informed. Here’s how she set it up.


The Flat Colour Home Screen

Like a dying star rushing towards a singularity, mobile design has been collapsing in on itself to form flat design. In that spirit, My Color Screen user Pitoko has created this simple, bright home screen.


Weekly Wallpaper: Upgrade Your Screen Size With These Large Phone Designs

With the iPhone 6 Plus officially launched and the Note 4 around the corner, it seems like a great time to share some wallpapers packed full of pixels. These will work on small(er) phones as well.


Noyze Customises Everything About Your Android Device's Volume Keys

Android: Your phone’s volume keys could be a lot more useful. Noyze lets you customise the look of your volume panel and use your volume keys to launch different apps.


The Blurred L Home Screen

Android: While their styles have become more similar lately, Android and iOS are pretty distinct. This home screen design bridges the gap between the two, utilising the frosted, layered themes of iOS, combined with Android’s new material approach for a unique look.


The Simple Text Desktop

We’ve highlighted some of Okubax‘s desktops before. This time around, some tools in the centre and around the outside and a solid wallpaper make for a simple but elegant desktop. Here’s how he set it all up.


The Best Third-Party Keyboards For iOS 8

Now that iOS 8 is here, it brings heaps of third-party keyboards that offer features that Apple’s built-in keyboard doesn’t. From better predictive text to cloud syncing and swipe-to-type, there are several to choose from, including some names you’ll recognise. Let’s take a look at the best of the best.


The Best Extensions And Widgets For iOS 8

While Apple added lots of stuff in iOS 8, some of the best additions are Share Sheets, Safari Extensions, photo-editing extensions and widgets. Finally, we can now customise iOS just a little bit more. Here are some of the best we’ve seen so far.


Weekly Wallpaper: Get Caffeinated With These Coffee Wallpapers

It’s no surprise we’re big fans of a good hot cup of coffee around here, and the truth is coffee is just as beautiful to look at as it is to sip and enjoy. This week, let’s use some screen space to pay homage to our favourite pick-me-up.


The Purple Home Screen

No, it’s not Ubuntu on a phone, but you’d forgiven for mistaking the similar colour scheme. This design, courtesy of My Color Screen user Vivek S brings a splash of colour to a functional home screen.