Unlike Android users, if you’re an iOS device owner you’ll have noticed you don’t have the luxury of choosing fancy ‘live’ / moving wallpapers. I’ve found this especially annoying as an iPhone 4 user because the retinal display would have been brilliant for this task should Apple have enabled this feature. But the obvious downside would have been a compromise to battery life. Nevertheless vWallpaper is an app that’s been around for a while but now compatible with iOS 5.

 

As you will have guessed correctly, such a function would not possibly be authorised by Apple and hence the app is available for download only via Cydia meaning you will need to jailbreak your iOS 5 device.

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Check it out! The folks at Engadget have received their Google Nexus One, which we all now know for certain that its date of release will be on the 5th next week. The first hands on video by Engadget below demonstrates some very neat features which the Nexus One will have, much of which largely made possible by Android. Its got that new live touchable wallpaper feature, new widgets, a new shortcut for lazy people that allows them to jump to a specific screen. And as you will see through the entire video, the Nexus One’s leaked specs haven’t disappointed us, it is a pretty fast phone, as evidenced by the demonstration of Google Maps.

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