Widgets, Gadgets, Toys, Design and Technology by Adam Bidwell...


Flickr images make for good desktop wallpaper. I spend a lot of time at my computer working, so I prefer something inspiring and a little different to use for my background. The Flickr website is excellent, and they have a perfectly adequate search facility to locate images, but I find myself using it to do the same thing over and over again. So, this toy is an automation of my usual search for wallpaper images.


Follow the link below to open the application. I hope that operation is straightforward, but the basic usage is to type a short phrase into the search box and click 'Search'. The matching images will then start to appear on the wall, click 'Stop' when you have enough images to look at. If the search box is in your way, then drag and drop it to a new location by holding the left mouse button when the cursor is over it.

Click here to start searching