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Muzei Live Wallpaper app comes from the creator of DashClock, brings world-class art in daily doses

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Muzei Live Wallpaper app comes from the creator of DashClock, brings world-class art in daily doses
The Muzei Live Wallpaper app has just landed on the Google Play Store, and it’s the second app by the creator of DashClock, one of the most popular widgets on Android. Muzei (a literal transliteration of the Russian word ‘музей’, meaning ‘museum’) has instantly become one of our favorite wallpaper applications. At start, it brings different world-renowned art works to your Android home screen in daily doses.

What makes it unique is that it does not simply show them - it blurs them so they don’t get in the way of your daily operations, and if you want to expose them, you can do so with a simple double tap. Moreover, if you like that particular painting for the day, you can open the Muzei app and learn more about it and the artistic message it sends. A brilliant way to enjoy art, and actually learn more about it.

Muzei, however, is about much more than art works. Its most valuable new feature is the fact that it comes with an open, simple API that allows developers to easily plug in other resources and images as well. You could use Muzei to create a daily live wallpaper showing you, say, NASA images, landscapes, cats, or whatever else that you want to channel via the API. Out of the gate, the app also allows you to set photos from your photostream as a blurred wallpaper that rotates on a daily basis.

An interesting fact you might not know about this app is that it is actually developed by a Google employee. Roman Nurik, the creator, is a Google engineer who proudly declares he has made the app in New York. What matters to us most, though, is not where it's made, but that Muzei is open to developers to augment, clean, simple, well executed and free. It doesn’t take much more than this for us to fall in love with an app.

Developer: Roman NurikDownload: Android
Category: WallpapersPrice: Free

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posted on 12 Feb 2014, 05:57 1

1. darkskoliro (Posts: 966; Member since: 07 May 2012)


That fist picture looks goooood :3 gonna change it to that on my TF700

posted on 12 Feb 2014, 06:54

2. Finalflash (Posts: 1689; Member since: 23 Jul 2013)


LOL, I actually went back looking for a fist, gonna be one of those days.

posted on 12 Feb 2014, 07:14

3. kaikuheadhunterz (Posts: 710; Member since: 18 Jul 2013)


That calendar looks nice. Which app is it?

posted on 12 Feb 2014, 09:42 1

4. g2a5b0e (Posts: 2157; Member since: 08 Jun 2012)


That's funny. I downloaded this morning & then I saw this. I like it so far. Minimal & elegant. The blurring of the pics is perfect. I think it's a keeper.

posted on 12 Feb 2014, 14:47

5. r0ndy (Posts: 5; Member since: 30 Dec 2013)


what clock widget is that?

posted on 12 Feb 2014, 14:48

6. r0ndy (Posts: 5; Member since: 30 Dec 2013)


nvm, mentioned at top of most.

posted on 13 Feb 2014, 00:57

7. andynaija (Posts: 457; Member since: 08 Sep 2012)


Only supports Jelly Bean 4.2+ :P

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