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Review: Seasons Wallpaper offers you a cute wallpaper that changes with the times

Seasons Wallpaper is a fun treat for people who like to decorate for the holidays -- no matter what the holiday. It lets you set your phone to the current season to get a cool animated wallpaper that puts you in the right frame of mind. Though it's missing a few holidays, it's still a neat app if you're into animated wallpaper.

This app decorates your wallpaper based on what season it is in the world around you. It was winter when we downloaded it, so the wallpaper treated us to a snowscape complete with snowmen and … Read more

Review: Analog Clock Live Wallpaper-7 is a little jumpy, but offers customization and style

Analog Clock Live Wallpaper-7 looks fantastic and gives you tons of options, even if it has a bad habit of skipping every now and then. Most people will rarely notice that performance problem and will be very pleased with the numerous ways they can customize this fun app. If you're a fan of live wallpapers, this one is definitely worth a try.

Even though Analog Clock Live Wallpaper-7 isn't hosted on the Google Play market, installing it goes easily. It does come with all of the typical downfalls of live wallpapers, such as their tendency to hog your … Read more

Review: Webshots Wallpaper And Screensaver for Mac beautifies your desktop

Webshots Wallpaper And Screensaver for Mac saves you the trouble of having to search for wallpapers and screensavers manually on the Web by giving you a collection of high-resolution, professionally shot images. It's easy to use and integrates well with Mac OS X's Desktop and Screen Saver preferences, but requires you to buy a premium version to unlock all its features. This may put you off, since there are similar apps available for free.

After a straightforward installation, Webshots Wallpaper And Screensaver for Mac greets you with a nice interface overlay, which showcases the images available categorized by … Read more

Review: Unlock your phone with Security System Live Wallpaper's simulated fingerprint scan

Security System Live Wallpaper simulates a fingerprint scanner on your Android phone: Tap the target to unlock your phone with a realistic fingerprint effect. It uses push ads and has no available settings beyond links to similar wallpapers. It's free, though, so if you're looking for live wallpaper that simulates a fingerprint scanner, it's worth a try. Devices running Android 2.1 or lower can't run Security System Live Wallpaper.

The app's installer advised us that we could access Security System Live Wallpaper's settings under Live Wallpaper in our device's Wallpaper menu, but … Read more

Review: Display your snapshots as live wallpaper with Photo FX Live Wallpaper

Photo FX Live Wallpaper displays your photos as live wallpaper on your Android device. You can set the opacity, interval, and other effects, and select the order or a random display. Androidslide's app runs in Android 2.2 or better. It's free but ad-supported. Pro and Camera FX versions are available, too.

Photo FX Live Wallpaper started displaying our stored photos as soon as we set it as our wallpaper, but you can select "Settings" to choose which photos to display, their order, the slideshow interval (one to 30 seconds) and background color. We tapped "… Read more

Review: Give your Android gadget a fresh new look with Thunderstorm Live Wallpaper

Thunderstorm Live Wallpaper offers you an excellently rendered live storm animation, enlivening your Android background screen. It's easy to download and looks nice -- and what's even nicer is that it doesn't require any special permissions during the installation.

Thunderstorm Live Wallpaper installs quickly but doesn't appear in the apps area; to activate it, you must go to the Display Settings. Once you do that, you'll have a nice, new nighttime storm wallpaper featuring angry clouds that move along a black background and look quite realistic. By default, sheets of rain swipe across the screen, … Read more

Review: ZEDGE Ringtones and Wallpapers offers numerous customization options

ZEDGE Ringtones and Wallpapers is a finely constructed tool for finding new ringtones, notification sounds, and wallpapers for use on your iPhone. While there is ad support and the interface can be at times a bit cluttered, the volume of options and free downloads included in the app more than make up for it, and it runs very fast and very smoothly on every device we tested it on.

When you download ZEDGE and open it for the first time you can immediately start looking for customization tools for your phone. You don't have to sign up for an … Read more

Download Nexus 5 wallpapers for your device

On Thursday, Google finally announced the Nexus 5 and revealed more details about features we will find in Android 4.4 KitKat.

With the release of a new operating system and a new device there's bound to be new wallpapers and background images. Luckily, Google posts the system images for Nexus devices and some very kind members of the XDA forum have pulled the Nexus 5 wallpapers and have made them available for download.

Droid Life has packaged up all eight of the wallpapers into a ZIP file (link is at the bottom of the Droid Life post) and … Read more

Review: Cartoon Monster Home Screen Wallpaper Maker Pro offers fun customization

Cartoon Monster Home Screen Wallpaper Maker Pro is a fun, easy-to-use app for creating custom wallpapers that fit your iPhone's background just right. From a range of different wallpaper bases to the ability to create custom app backgrounds on a slot-by-slot basis, you can do quite a few things in this app that will customize and augment the way your home screen looks on your iPhone.

When you open the app, you are given a very thorough tutorial on how everything works, where to find each feature, and how to select new wallpaper types and app backgrounds at any … Read more

Panasonic offers Home Screen wallpapers for 2013 TVs

If you own a 2013 Panasonic Smart TV, which includes the Home Screen interface, you will now be able to customize it with the new "Home Screen Collection." The Collection enables you to pick new wallpapers and layouts from a selection of 20 different options, including nature scenes and even sports stars.

When it comes to customization and even just the attractiveness of its user interface, Panasonic has arguably lagged behind its competitors. The new Home Screen is a good start; the default interface was, in my opinion, rather drab.

To access the new wallpapers, first make sure … Read more