Admit it, whenever you see someone using their iPhone you’re always trying to sneak a peek of what apps they’ve deemed important enough to put on their homescreen, and what kind of wallpaper they’re using. Now thanks to an iOS app called #Homescreen that allows users the world over to share and stare at screenshots of…
We've written before about the ways in which you can find the best apps for your mobile devices, and there's a new tool we'd like to add to the list: #Homescreen takes a look at the apps you already have installed and recommends new ones, based on other users like you. Here's how to use it to find some great new apps.
A lot has happened since 2007. Just look at how much the iPhone home screen has changed. Or how little it has? Back in the days of the first iPhone (it wasn't even called iOS yet), we couldn't get third party apps or even move apps around. Now, we have a bigger screen and all these funktastic icons.
You wouldn't initially think it, but your phone's home screen is itself an app. It's an app that launches other apps—an app launcher, if you will. But if the app launcher native to your mobile isn't up to snuff, you can always replace it.
Android's stock homescreen is fine; usable, not thrilling. SlideScreen, a homescreen replacement, is a wild departure that totally changes how you use your phone. It's a mix between Zune, MotoBlur and HTC's Sense. And I just made it my default.
Instead of just staring the time, date and your choice of wallpaper when you start up the iPhone, why not make it more Windows Mobile-y by putting useful information there*? The app IntelliScreen lets you show either your upcoming calendar items, recent emails, recent text messages, the weather, or even an RSS feed up…