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500 Firepaper update adds 500px Pro option

Remember 500 Firepaper, that app that turns 500px photos into a livewallpaper? Now it's back with a vengeance and has a few major features in tow, including an overhaul of the History Browser and a partnership with the 500px mothership.

Google Play Edition camera and wallpapers arrive [Download]

After Google released the completely stock Android 4.2.2 powered Samsung Galaxy S 4 and HTC One "Google Play Edition" phones to the Play Store yesterday, many were excited to see a few neat new things. The devices have a custom (Android 4.3) looking Camera, one which will probably head into the Play Store (like the keyboard) as well as the red phase beam live wallpaper. Today we have both available for you right now.

iOS 7 “parallax effect” on Android: 3D Image Live Wallpaper available now

During the Apple keynote yesterday we saw a lot of interesting and exciting new things with iOS 7, many of which have been available on Android for some time, but we won't get into that now. The most impressive new feature and UI aspect (for me) was this "liveliness" 3D wallpaper doing the parallax effect. Showing the background image move as you tilt the device. Thanks to an eagle-eyed reader we've learned this is nothing new for Android. Check out our hands-on below of what surely is my favorite new app.

Photosphere Live Wallpaper app released by Kittehface Software

If you are using a device that is capable of capturing Photosphere images, you may want to check out this recently released live wallpaper app. The app is called Photosphere Live Wallpaper and it comes by way of Kittehface Software. Those who pay attention to live wallpaper apps probably recognize the name. This particular live wallpaper app is available by way of the Google Play Store and is free to download and free to use.

10 Awesome Live Wallpapers for Android

One of the many features that makes Android amazing is Live Wallpapers. Being able to make your smartphone or tablet come to life with an active and live moving wallpaper. There is literally hundreds and hundreds of choices on the Google Play Store. From holiday themed ones for Christmas, our favorite sports teams, Android 4.0 ICS boot animation live wallpapers and much more. Below you will find 10 awesome live wallpapers we thought you'd all enjoy.

Nexus 4 Dot Live Wallpaper hits Google Play for free

When it comes to the Nexus 4, there are a lot of things to like (except the lack of a microSD slot, but that's another story for another time). One thing people seem to like most is the design of the device. The only problem is that the Nexus 4 is currently sold out on the Google Play Store and even some of those who ordered it on launch day are being told that their phone won't ship for another three weeks. What's a prospective Nexus 4 owner to do?

Zelda-themed live wallpaper is cooler than the Master Sword

Generations of gamers have come to know and love Nintendo's The Legend of Zelda series, and the latest entry on the Wii is no exception. But The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword has inspired more than the usual fanart: developer Abusive Studios has released a sweet live wallpaper modeled after the Gate of Time. If you're a Zelda fan you'll no doubt enjoy it, but the wallpaper is so well done that even those who have never hurled a boomerang will find enough to like. Download it now in the Google Play Store.

BioWare gives Mass Effect 3 live wallpaper to Tegra tablets

If there's any hardware company that keeps a close watch on the ebb and flow of the PC gaming industry, it's Nvidia, and that often means a beneficial conflict of interest for owners of Tegra-based machines. Last year fantasy fans got a complimentary Skyrim live wallpaper, and now Nvidia's teamed up with BioWare to give the same treatment to Mass Effect 3, easily one of the biggest video game releases of 2012. It's available on the Google Play Store now for free to Tegra-based tablet owners.
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