customisation

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.


Give New Life To Your Childhood Toys With These Wallpapers

Toys may be marketed toward kids, but let’s be honest: we all love to indulge in a little nostalgia. This week, relive your childhood with these toy-based wallpapers.


The Minimal Venetian Desktop

Reader Jody‘s desktop gets kind of messy as the workday goes on, but it’s always a clean slate at the beginning of the day. This is a view of Jody’s desktop at the top of the day — clean, open and inspiring, but hiding serious power. Here’s how it’s all set up.


The Doodle Home Screen

Sometimes, an attractive home screen is more enjoyable than a tightly organised one. To that end, this design from the Themer app turns your home screen into a doodle board. Every task you need to perform is its own drawing.