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.

New wallpaper series

February 25, 2008 Leave a comment

Rocky CoastSomething different this week. There have been enough Logo’s recently so this weeks wallpaper series is The Coast of England. Most of these shots are taken in Devon, and today’s iPhone/iPod Touch wallpaper was captured in Illfracombe on the North coast.

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New Wallpapers

February 18, 2008 Leave a comment

Windows XPThis weeks series is Operating Systems, starting with that old workhorse Windows XP. One a day for the rest of the week with Linux and Mac OS to come.

This weeks wallpapers

February 11, 2008 Leave a comment

VolkswagenA new series this week, car badges. As usual, one new wallpaper a day.

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