Best Custom Desktops

Everyone, atleast me, likes a clean, yet attractive desktop of his/her, computer or laptop. Though there are many soft wares to do so like Rocket Dock, Rainmeter, Nexus Dock, Fences etc. But many of us, including didn’t had the “AMAZING IDEA” of how to use these software for making beautiful desktops, so here are some references, instructions and best of all the required material to make a gorgeous desktop. Here is mine, which i made taking reference from one of these.

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The Most Popular Featured Desktops and Home Screens of 2011

The Hexagonal Desktop

Claudia is a Fringe fan, but she’s also a fan of being able to see a ton of important information at a single glance on her desktop. She combined her two loves into this fun and informative HUD for her Windows 7 desktop using Rainmeter. More »


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The Clean, Hyperinformative Desktop

Michael Baberick custom-made this look for his system running Windows 7, and it’s a perfect example of using the right tools to add huge amounts of information to a desktop, along with quick access to important folders, while still keeping plenty of room available as a workspace. More »


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The Sands of Time Desktop

This minimal but pretty amazing desktop belongs to reader Ian Michael Smith, who made good use of GeekTool and placed a functioning clock behind a mountain of sand.
A creative use of GeekTool is responsible for nice effects you see on this desktop. More »


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The Blue Bokeh Windows 8 Desktop

We’ve seen Windows Phone 7 desktops before, which is stylistically similar to whatMicrosoft has us expecting in Windows 8, but when it’s done this well it’s worth repeating. More »


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The Command Line Desktop

We love the command line, but this desktop takes that love to entirely new levels with detailed, integrated statistics and information all arranged to make one densely packed but beautiful package.
Adam Elvy, the creator of this desktop, explains how it was made: More »


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Easy A Desktop

Although this week’s featured desktop doesn’t come with many bells and whistles,inaudiblewhisper did something really neat: created a desktop with a dynamic piece of paper where the handwritten note changes based on statistics and other activity. More »


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Purple Cloud Desktop

Earlier this week we shared a bunch of great duotone wallpapers and today’s featured desktop demonstrates how effectively such simple wallpapers can be. More »


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The Wall Mirrored Desktop

Alex George chose a somewhat photo-realistic route when he made the Wall Mirrored desktop for his Windows system, and the results are not only informative, but extremely slick. More »


The Most Popular Featured Desktops and Home Screens of 2011

Mini Sky Bar Desktop

The minimalism exhibited in this featured desktop makes it seem like there’s really nothing going on, but its practical functionality and good looks actually require a reasonable amount of customization. More »


The Most Popular Featured Desktops and Home Screens of 2011

The All-In Desktop

Christopher Yarrow has a desktop that reminds us of Windows Phone 7 and long nights at the blackjack tables in Vegas. With RSS on the desktop and widgets for Gmail, the weather, networking, and power, he’ll always know where he stands when the chips are down. More »


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The Minimalist, Informative Lock Screen

This minimalist, text-based lock screen gives you all the info you need to know when you hit your iPhone’s home button: the time, the date, and even the amount of RAM your device has free. More »


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The Pre-Ice Cream Sandwich Home Screen

Ice Cream Sandwich may not be out for awhile, but reader EShow has already themed his phone in the Ice Cream Sandwich style, and then some. Here’s how he put it together. More »


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The “Don’t Panic” Home Screen

Today, reader Crashedjava shows us how he took simplicity and ease of use to the max when he turns his Android home screen into a plain-text, multicolored Windows Phone clone. More »


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The Minimalist, Text-Only Home Screen

Reader Rob Higareda shares his home screen with us today, featuring a sparse, almost icon-free interface with just a little bit of text.
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The Information Galaxy Home Screen

Reader Minhtam.nguyen created this lock screen that gives him the date, his calendar, and the weather all without ever needing to unlock his phone.
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The Andro-Metro Home Screen

Reader MortemTuam takes a feature-filled Android ROM and makes it quick and simple with a beautiful Windows Phone 7-based theme for Android.
The goal of this home screen, besides Windows Phone-level simplicity, is just plain beautiful images, colors, and fonts. More »


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The Full Control Home Screen

It can be annoying to unlock your phone every time you just want to hit a simple button, so reader WhizWeb created this simple, yet very functional lock screen that enables access to all sorts of settings. More »


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The ThunderMIUI Home Screen

Today, I’m actually featuring my own home screen, inspired by the new MIUI ROM for the HTC Thunderbolt and all the home screens you guys have posted over the months-including a bunch of great text-based widgets. More »


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The Nearly Textless Home Screen

We’ve seen so many text-only home screens lately, but reader crstemple took his home screen in the complete opposite direction-removing text from nearly the entire homescreen for a very unique look.
He’s still got a little bit of text in there on the calendar widget, but that’s about it. More »


The Most Popular Featured Desktops and Home Screens of 2011

The Chicago Skyline Home Screen

Reader Worlder Mon created this slick, entirely black-and-white home screen using a few widgets and a stunning image of the Chicago skyline.
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