Mac rumors Videographer Dan shares videos on the MacRumors YouTube channel on a regular basis, and this week, he thought he’d give viewers a look at his favorite lock screen and home screen designs, along with his favorite apps and games.

Give Dan’s video a watch and then let us know in the comments below about your favorite apps and games and home and lock screen designs.

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