customisation

The Streets Of NY Home Screen

Android: Anyone who has ever walked the streets of New York City has felt the movement and energy of the city. Today’s home screen aims to capture a bit of that with some stark contrast and intense angles.


The Blue Winter Desktop

Flickr user Yusuf is feeling the chill, and so are we after looking at this desktop. If you like the look as much as we do, here are the tools you’ll need to set it up on your computer.


Weekly Wallpaper: Live The Legend With These Mythological Images

Nothing spurs the imagination quite like a good myth. Today’s wallpapers invoke the power of history’s greatest stories to bring the myths of yore to your desktop.


The Wilderness Home Screen

Android: It couldn’t hurt to get outside once in a while, right? Well, maybe tomorrow. Today, you can try out this home screen design, called “Wilderness” which features small, information-dense widgets surrounded by open, airy images of the great outdoors.


The Nepali Desktop

Mac: Reader Brisngr loves the natural beauty of Nepal, and combined it with OS X Yosemite and a few Übersicht widgets to make a good-looking, functional desktop that’s inspiring and informative. Here’s how you can set it up yourself.


Get The Old Zoom Button Back In Yosemite With An Option-Click

Yosemite swapped out the old green “zoom” button with a new full-screen mode button. If you miss the old zoom function, you can get it back with an Option-Click.


Weekly Wallpaper: Make Your Desktop Meditate With These Zen-Inspired Wallpapers

Zen is both a practice and a philosophy. The word itself, translated as “meditative state”, suggests focus, calm and simplicity. That makes Zen-themed images perfect for your desktop background when you’re getting into the zone.


ScreenOffAnimation For Xposed Customises Your Screen-Off Animation

Android: Back in the day, Google added a neat little animation to stock Android that would make your screen look a bit like a CRT when you turn it off. While that’s getting phased out, Xposed allows you to bring that back, or even it to something else entirely.


The Glass Circles Home Screen

For a simple look, My Color Screen user Avinash Barua created this design which features Dashclock-like widgets, peppered with large, eye-catching circles to denote important information or start common tasks.


The Distant Pyramid Desktop

Our friend Dobbie03 makes some great-looking Linux desktops, and this one is no exception. Having recently moved back to Manjaro after a tryst with Arch, he built this desktop with a few easy-to-download components. Here’s how you can set it up, too.