Archive for the ‘wallpapers’ Category

iPhone stuck wallpaper fix

August 15, 2008 4 comments

The issue I had with my iPod touch having the wallpaper stuck and unchangeable was traced to the file


It’s permissions were set to 644, changing this to 664 fixed the problem. I used Fetch (SFTP) to access the iPod’s filesystem, after Jailbreaking it and using Cydia to install OpenSSH.

Themes for the iPhone and iPod

August 15, 2008 Leave a comment

One of my favourite apps on the iPod Touch before installing firmware 2 was Summerboard. Adding themes to this was a great way of easily changing the appearance of the iPod or iPhone’s interface. Unfortunately there doesn’t appear to be a version of Summerboard for firmware 2, but a new app called Winterboard has stepped in to fill the void. Read more…


April 14, 2008 Leave a comment

Following on from the Wild Animals series last week I have something different again. This time it’s the software apps I would like to see on the iPhone and iPod touch. Starting with Tomtom Navigator, a new one each day for the rest of the week. Leave a comment of you have any requests.

This week’s wallpapers

March 31, 2008 Leave a comment

BlocksI didn’t get around to posting any wallpapers last week, but there’s a new series starting today. Bright colours and simple shapes that will liven up any iPhone or iPod Touch. As usual, one added a day.

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Wallpapers of the week

March 17, 2008 Leave a comment

PianoLast weeks wallpaper series was English countryside, again taken on my travels. Something different this week, musical instruments starting with the Piano keyboard. One a day for the rest of the week.

This week…..

March 3, 2008 Leave a comment

Shredded PaperI will mostly be posting wallpapers that are textures and patterns. Some bright, some subtle, and some just wierd. As usual, one a day for the rest of the week.

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iPhone and iPod touch wallpapers

February 26, 2008 Leave a comment

ipodtouchiphoneTUAW has a short article listing some good sources of wallpapers for your iPhone and iTouch. have a nice selection covering lots of categories so well worth a visit. is another site with a large collection, though some don’t look to be optimised for the lock screen. Finally Cloudbase Skylabs have some interesting themes for the lock screen, including themed lock sliders.