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

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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7 Comments

1. darkskoliro

Posts: 1092; Member since: May 07, 2012

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

2. Finalflash

Posts: 4063; Member since: Jul 23, 2013

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

3. kaikuheadhunterz

Posts: 1157; Member since: Jul 18, 2013

That calendar looks nice. Which app is it?

4. g2a5b0e unregistered

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.

5. r0ndy

Posts: 5; Member since: Dec 30, 2013

what clock widget is that?

6. r0ndy

Posts: 5; Member since: Dec 30, 2013

nvm, mentioned at top of most.

7. andynaija

Posts: 1258; Member since: Sep 08, 2012

Only supports Jelly Bean 4.2+ :P

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