Whats your Mobile/Cell wallpaper?

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  1. tikgnat

    tikgnat Baweepgranaweepninnybong. TFW2005 Supporter

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    Well, think about it. Its probably the screen you look at more times in your day. More than your TV, your PC or even out of the window.

    Apart from being your little window to the outside world it also acts as a personal little bit of bling, you know other people are going to see your little phone as a piece of personal affectation.

    So what phone do you have, and what do you have as your image?

    I'll start.

    For the longest time I had a really old Nokia as my phone. A few weeks ago I finally updated to a Sony Ericsson Vivaz, the phone with a 720p video camera.

    The Vivaz has a Sony Ericsson theme, which allows 5 wallpapers you can easily flick through. For one wallpaper I had a Geoff Senior piece of TF art, and the rest were technical or default wallpapers. Which I thought was kinda ass.

    Now this phone is pretty sweet, and right now I'm rewatching all of ST:TNG as I do every few years or so. So I wanted my little phone to reflect the star Trek vision of the future.

    So I referred to my bookshelf and referenced my Star Trek encyclopedia. I then went online and did a little research, turns out some people have already done similar wallpapers for their Iphones, but they looked all kinda ass. Mainly far far too busy. Just Google 'Iphone LCARS' to see what I mean.

    I then went to Photoshop, put some effort in and this is the result.

    Basically, of the 5 wallpapers, 1 is my contacts, one is shortcuts, and the other three are dedicated to my Star Trek LCARS interface. Like any normal picture wallpaper it doesn't actually do anything, just looks nice.

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    Its actually 3 different images, but to show it off I've posted it as one picture with the white vertical bars to break it up. At any point I can only see one third of this picture at a time. I can sweep one image off to another, going through the Original series colors of Red for Engineering, Blue for Sciences, Gold for Command, all tied in with a Next Generation LCARS theme.

    But thats not all! When I recieve or make a call another wallpaper is displayed;

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    Which supposedly 'turns off' whatever current LCARS display I have on, and puts my phone on 'Red alert'! I've even put the default caller pic to a 'Comm Active' badge.

    It took a few hours, and a lot of Photoshop head scratching (working out exactly what, where and how the phone shows wallpapers on its 640x360 screen, designing over 4 different distinct versions, the final image having over 60 layers!) and getting the 'Red Alert' page to line up properly was a pain in the ass.

    Even to me it sounds a little sad, but I figured I'd put the effort in, as this is my phone, its whats going to be on my screen for a while, and I wanted it to look better than anyone elses.

    Here's a shaky hand cam view of what it actually looks like.

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    Phone vanity. Ain't it great? Anyway, show yours!
     
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  2. smangerbot

    smangerbot The Holy Zombie Jesus TFW2005 Supporter

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    hehe, nice! i hope you got all the sound effects on there too :) 

    i'm just a cheesy dude with a picture of mah womans on my phone.
     
  3. Dirge121

    Dirge121 Eat the chikums

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    I have a tocco Lite, so I can only switch through 3 :( 
    Heres mine, I have various widgets on each though, keeps the clutter to a minimum.

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    Also, Deceptikitty mad.
     
  4. McBradders

    McBradders James Franco Club! Moderator

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    Boom, headshot.
     
  5. blumpy2000

    blumpy2000 PENGUINS CAN'T FLY!!!

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    On my old phone I used to have a really cool black and white pic of two beer fermenters that I took at the Russian River Brewery, but that phone died.

    I never got around to doing anything on the background of my new phone. Come to think of it, without looking at it I can't even remember what it is. All I know is that it's mostly blue.
     
  6. blumpy2000

    blumpy2000 PENGUINS CAN'T FLY!!!

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    Wow, more like: Boom, crotchshot! :thumb 
     
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    Boardwise is scary - Sig Killer - M Super Mod

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    I have a crappy on that was with the phone :( 
     
  8. Fuzz

    Fuzz Garbage Pail Kid

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    I have a blackberry storm and every ten minutes my background changes to a different Garbage Pail Kid. I have about 80 or so high-res images of the original artwork (no banners, names, etc.). Some are custom and/or unreleased artwork, as well.

    Examples:
     

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  9. Smasher

    Smasher HUNKY BEATS

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    I had been alternating between these two, but I just stole Dirge and Tik's images.
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  10. tikgnat

    tikgnat Baweepgranaweepninnybong. TFW2005 Supporter

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    THIEF! Nah seriously though, if you want a high res version i can mock one up for you. Pm me your screen res and orientation (landscape, portrait, straight, gay?) and i'll churn one out.
     
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    Those are awesome. Very cool.

    Mine's the image of Spark and Clench from the BotCon 2010 homepage. What's weird is I was able to save it to my iPhone with no trouble but I can't right click to save/hotlink it on my computer to show here. :sly: 

    -G
     
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    Smasher HUNKY BEATS

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    Android rez is 640x480.
    I will praise you to my cat for this -and he already thinks highly of you.
     
  13. Deceptikitty

    Deceptikitty all about the hasubandos

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    Juri sucks!

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    Yeaah, corgi!
     
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    I have some kinda lame one that came with my cheap ass phone.
     
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    An Autobot symbol that morphs into a Decepticon symbol
     
  16. tikgnat

    tikgnat Baweepgranaweepninnybong. TFW2005 Supporter

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    My screen res is 640 x 360, so gimme a day or so (busy this weekend) and I'll adjust it.

    ;) 
     
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    Wingsbr Christian TF Fan :)

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    Sold our iPhones and got droids so back in wallpaper land! Currently have some live wallpaper where the red lines move all over the place like the one below.

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    or for some a decepticon symbol that morphs into an autobot symbol:inquisiti 
     
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    It's this:

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  20. VaderPrime1

    VaderPrime1 Prepare for termination!

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    What's your iPhone/iPod's Wallpaper? Show it off!

    I thought it'd be cool to see what people have for their wallpaper's on their iPhone/iPod's. Show off what you see when you wake your device! (Keep the board rules in mind... clean images :lol ) Also, give a caption explaining the image in your own words underneath it.

    Whenever you change it post up the new one!!!

    Here's the one I'm using now:

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    Springer from Last Stand of the Wreckers.
     

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