Wallpaper in computer terminology refers to the image or images used as a background the interface of computer screen or a portable device. It is usually for a background however, can be personalized for specific windows. People can either choose to leave the background blank filling it with colour, they can also choose to put a default picture or a personal picture. All are accepted as being a wall paper for the background of a graphical user interface.


Fig1: Standard Blue Wallpaper


Personalized Desktop Background


Live Wallpaper
This is a type of application that as well as acting as a background wallpaper it also allows users to interact with the touch screen; and use and go from application to application. The wallpaper image will dynamically change as oppose to switching to a different screen.

Fig 4: Live Wallpaper example




Fig3: http://www.flickr.com/photos/anaulin/42371931/sizes/m/in/photostream/

Fig4: http://www.flickr.com/photos/snackers/5203595636/sizes/m/in/photostream/

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