Beautiful ultra high-res wallpapers, perfect for your Galaxy S8/S8+, LG G6, Pixel XL, HTC U Ultra, Xperia XZ Premium, and others

Getting tired of your current wallpaper every time you unlock your device? Well, good, for it’s time for yet another installment of our weekly pick with high-quality, extremely high- resolution wallpapers! Just how high-res, you wonder? Well, today’s largest wallpaper is actually over 50 (that’s right, fifty) megapixels in size, which is darn impressive even by the standards set by this column. In fact, you could probably make a huge print out of it and put it on your wall, if you wanted to.

Anyway, not all of the backgrounds included in this selection …


Enjoy this beautiful photo of a starburst galaxy, courtesy of Hubble

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Stars are bursting into life in the constellation of Virgo, which lies a mere 50 million light-years away from Earth.

The Hubble space telescope recently captured a beautifully detailed view of NGC 4526, one of the so-called starburst galaxies within Virgo.

A starburst galaxy is a galaxy that’s experiencing an exceptionally high rate of star formation.

Starburst galaxies contain regions where stars form at such a breakneck speed that the galaxy devours its gas supply faster than it can be replenished, NASA and the European Space Agency said in an April 14 update. Read more…

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Beautiful ultra high-res wallpapers, perfect for your Pixel XL, Galaxy S8 and S7, LG G6, LG V20, HTC U Ultra and others

High-resolution, and high-quality wallpapers are not the easiest thing to find, especially if you have as many as 1440 x 2560 pixels to fill with information – as would be the case if your smartphone has a QHD display.

The reasons for that are several. Perhaps most importantly, however, it’s just exceedinly easy for wallpaper repositories to simply upscale lower resolution content to make it appear as if it would fit perfectly on your fancy screen, but the reality is that stretching the image takes a ton from the quality. And that’s not what you want if you’re looking …

Beautiful Infinity Display wallpapers that are a perfect fit for the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+

A day after Samsung made the bold new Galaxy S8 and S8+ official, we are here to bring you a collection of beautiful backgrounds that have been custom-tailored to fit the new Infinity Displays gracing both Galaxies perfectly!

If you somehow haven’t caught up with the news yet, with the S8 and S8+ Samsung ditched the standard screen aspect ratio of 16:9, opting instead for a still-unorthodox, but promising either way, 18.5:9 display that beautifully and efficiently fill up the fronts of both devices, leaving almost nothing in the way of bezels on the …

Samira Wiley and Lauren Morelli are now officially married and wow, it looked beautiful

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It’s tough to swallow the fact all our invitations were lost in the mail to Samira Wiley and Lauren Morelli’s wedding, but thankfully we got a glimpse of a photograph from the celebration to ease the FOMO.  

The couple met on the set of Orange is the New Black, where Wiley plays Poussey Washington and Morelli is a producer and writer for the show. They tied the knot on Saturday in Southern California. Martha Stewart Weddings shared exclusive, beautiful pictures of the two in Christian Siriano designed wedding garb, and oh my goodness just scroll down already to see for yourself. 

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The beautiful Product Red iPhone 7 will silently make the world a better place. Here's how

You might remember the Product Red iPod from a few years ago. There was also the one-of-a-kind red Mac Pro, which didn’t gather as much consumer attention, but in 2013 it sold at an auction for $977,000. In fact, there was also the (RED) desk, designed by Jony Ive and sold at that same auction for $1.685 million. Now we have the red iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. But what is this all about? Some people might already know the answer, but in case you haven’t been following Apple for that long, let us explain why the red Apple products are so special, and why that simple desk …

10 beautiful custom Android home screen layouts #8

Hi everyone and welcome to the latest post in our special series for custom Android home screens, made by some of our most inventive users!

It looks like our reader 5urv1v0r managed to impress you the most with his great multi-color design, as he managed to grab first place with 18.24% of the total vote.  You can see his beautiful sporty layout displayed to the right, and if his step count has also encouraged you to be more active, make sure to check our pick with 5 great fitness and exercise apps for Android and iOS!

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10 beautiful custom Android home screen layouts #6

Hi everyone and welcome to the latest post in our special series for custom Android home screens, made by some of our most inventive users!

We had a really tight race last week, but our user MINDoSOUL managed to grab first place with 22.5% of the vote. His beautiful Windows 8-inspired home screen is displayed to the right. 

Please note that if your own personalized creation is not included here, it doesn’t mean that it won’t eventually end up on the site. We’ve received a vast number of entries, so we simply might have not gotten to it yet. We will …

10 beautiful custom Android home screen layouts #5

Hi everyone and welcome to the latest post in our special series for custom Android home screens, made by some of our most inventive users!

The results from last week are in, and we’re happy to announce that Dzojezakon grabbed first place with 203 votes for his artsy and simplistic design. With that, we’re moving on to this week’s candidates – we’ve selected some very stylish low-key layouts that will surely impress! 

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Xiaomi Mi Mix 2016

Xiaomi Launches Edgeless “Mi Mix” — The Most Beautiful Smartphone Of 2016

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At its launch event in Beijing, Xiaomi rolled out the Mi Note 2 with a curved display, resembling the screen of deceased Galaxy Note 7. It comes with a 5.7-inch 3D QLED display and impressive 77.2% screen-to-body ratio.

The same event became a witness of another smartphone launch that left the smartphone enthusiasts spellbound. Xiaomi launched its latest premium smartphone Mi Mix. This edgeless smartphone has the looks that can make the biggies like iPhone 7 and Pixel jealous.

The company has managed to create this look by removing the physical earpiece speaker and sensors. Mi Mix features under-the-display piezoelectric ceramic driver for the earpiece and an ultrasonic proximity sensor. The front of Mi Mix sits at the bottom of the device.

Mi Mix specifications

Talking about the technical specifications, the phone is powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 chip clocking at 2.35GHz. It also features 4GB LPDDR4 RAM and 128GB internal storage. The display is 6.4-inch 2040×1080 pixel. You also get a powerful 4,400mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 support. For shooting pictures, in the front, there’s a 16MP sensor. For selfies, there’s a 5MP camera.

Mi Mix also arrives in a Pro avatar with 6GB RAM and 258GB storage space. Another notable feature of the Pro version is an 18k gold trim around the rear camera and fingerprint sensor.

Mi Mix price and availability

The Mi Mix smartphone will be available for purchase from November 4 in China. The buyers will need to pay $516 for the 4GB/128GB version. The 18K Pro version will cost $590.

Mi Mix looks like a breath of fresh air in the smartphone market. Don’t forget to tell your views in the comments below.