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Theme+ lets you create some vivid and colorful backgrounds for Windows Phone 8.1

Theme+ lets you create some vivid and colorful backgrounds for Windows Phone 8.1

George Ponder 27

With the release of Windows Phone 8.1, under the Preview for Developers program, we have seen a number of apps surface in the Windows Phone Store focused on creating custom Start Screen backgrounds. Each app seems to follow the same pattern of having a simple interface and plenty of creative styles. Theme+ is one of the more recent additions to this genre of apps and falls in line with...

Windows Phone 8.1 custom images for Live Tiles on the Start screen revealed

Windows Phone 8.1 custom images for Live Tiles on the Start screen revealed

Daniel Rubino 665

Windows Phone 8.1 is only a few weeks away. So with that, let’s jump onto the latest rumor floating around today, namely the one dealing with background images on the Start screen. There was some confusion about this feature – codenamed ‘shadowbox’ by Microsoft –with people believing that it was the background of the Start screen that would be skinned. As we cautioned in original...