Spotlight: Mapapers is one of the most promising wallpaper apps of 2018 so far

Wallpaper apps, we’ve been there, done that. Multiple times even.
Actually everyone and their grandmother have a favorite wallpaper aggregating app by now, and that’s just natural considering the vast amounts of quality pictures that can be set as an aesthetic background of your Android or iOS device. And yet, the sheer abundance of of apps and respectively wallpapers makes finding “The One” a daunting task. Fortunately, intriguing new wallpaper apps come about relatively often.
Such an app is Mapapers, a relatively new Android …


Be the first on your block to sport the Samsung Galaxy S9 wallpaper on your phone

How would you like to be the first person on your block to have the Samsung Galaxy S9 wallpaper on your phone? Thanks to tipster extraordinaire, Evan Blass, this is not a pipe dream. Blass had posted a tweet earlier this afternoon containing the wallpaper that was seen on the renders he sent out the other day. The images, showing Sammy’s 2018 flagship models, are our best look yet of the two handsets that will be unveiled on February 25th in Barcelona.

The Galaxy S9 will come with a 5.8-inch Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 1440 x 2960 and an aspect ratio of 18.5:9. Under the hood …

Get the new OnePlus 5T Sanstone White edition wallpaper

A new, “Sandstone White” version of the OnePlus 5T is coming, and it does indeed look sleek! And although you may not be able to get your hands on the phone right away, what you can do is get the cool, new wallpaper on your phone right now!

Yes, in usual OnePlus fashion, the Sandstone White edition of the OnePlus 5T comes packing its own wallpaper, and it’s not just any old background, but a work of art in and of itself! 
Created by graphic designer and illustrator Hampus Olsson—who is the artist behind the spectacular background …

Even if the HTC U11+ isn't U.S. bound, you can still use the phone's wallpaper

The HTC U11+ could end up being one of the best handsets ever made by HTC. Unfortunately, like many of the enhanced flagship models that the company has offered in the past, the U11+ is not coming to the U.S. However, that doesn’t mean that you can’t use one of the wallpapers found on the unit. ROM developer and HTC tipster @LlabTooFeR has disseminated 20 of the wallpapers that you can install on your Android device.

You can check out the leaked wallpaper by clicking on the slideshow below. The images use geographic shapes, some nice use of shadows and pastels to present good looking wallpaper. …

New Apple iPhone X video shows off live wallpaper

Someone lucky enough to have the Apple iPhone X in his possession a little less than a month before the phone will be launched, captured 9 seconds of the device in action and posted it on Reddit. The beginning of the video shows live wallpaper on the handset, with red bubbles of various sizes floating through a black background that makes good use of the OLED screen’s ability to produce a richer, deeper black than seen on an LCD display.

The video, as brief as it is, shows the notch on top of the edge-to-edge screen (although it blends in so well with the black background of the wallpaper …

Get the official Pixel 2/Pixel 2 XL wallpaper

After getting our hands on some high-quality Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL renders yesterday, there’s only one thing left to do before Google’s 2017 flagship lineup is official unveiled tomorrow.
Get. The. New. Stock. Wallpaper!

And as usual, this is the place to get it. The image has been reworked and upscaled to match the Pixel 2 XL’s native QHD+ resolution (that’s 1440 x 2880) and its taller 18:9 aspect ratio, but it should fit your current phone just as neatly. So, without further ado, here it is (to the side).

To get up to speed with …

Malware found in wallpaper apps infects 21 million Android devices via Google Play

The second largest outbreak to hit the Google Play Store that we know of is called ExpensiveWall, a new malware discovered in wallpaper apps, which is said to be responsible for the infection of 21.1 million Android devices.

Check Point’s researchers discovered the malware early last month and issued a statement that contains all their findings related to ExpensiveWall.

Unfortunately, the malware infected at least 50 apps on Google Play, which were downloaded between 1 million and 4.2 million times before they were removed.

The ExpensiveWall malware was “packed” inside wallpaper …

Leaked iOS 11 Gold Master reveals new wallpaper, Animoji, AirPods 2, True Tone Display and more

Apple’s decision to leak the Gold Master version of iOS 11 and then take it down brought forward all kinds of interesting leaks Saturday afternoon. We’ve already gone through several of them, and now we have some more including new Wallpapers coming to Apple’s latest mobile OS build. Also coming to iOS 11 are Animoji. These are animated emoji that use your voice and reflect your facial expressions. For example, using the Face ID camera, you’ll be able to create an animated image of poop emoji with your facial characteristics!

Another leak reveals that there will be a sequel to the wireless …

Like the Essential Phone's wallpaper? Download it for your Android phone now!

Andy Rubin’s Essential Phone is supposed to compete with other flagship phones like the Apple iPhone 7 and the Samsung Galaxy S8. It features a Gorilla Glass 5 protected 5.7-inch edge-to-edge screen with a resolution of 1312 x 2560, and is powered by the Snapdragon 835 SoC with a 2.45GHz octa-core CPU and the Adreno 540 GPU. 4GB of RAM is inside along with 128GB of native storage.

Two 13MP cameras grace the back, one snapping in color and the other in monochrome. That combination will allow you to take quality pictures under low-light conditions. An 8MP front-facing camera handles selfies …

Get the official Galaxy Note 8 wallpaper in QHD+ resolution right here!

After feasting our eyes on some high-quality (and likely official) Samsung Galaxy Note 8 renders earlier today, and after taking a closer look at the dimensions of the Note 8, there’s only one thing left to do.

Get. That. Sweet. New. Wallpaper!
And as usual, we are here to deliver it to you mere hours after the leak! And as usual, the image has been reworked and upscaled to look great on your Galaxy S8, S8+, LG G6, or whatever other phone with a tall display! But without further ado, we know you just want to download it and adorn …