Icon packs that you must have on your Android device…Round Two

Icon packs that you must have on your Android device…Round Two

Retro UI by InnPixel Designs

Retro UI Icon BannerRetro UI by InnPixel Designs is another one of my all time favorite icon packs. The grunge looking round icons are ones that I fall back to on a very regular basis. These icons are highly customized in a lot of ways and the actual icons themselves aren’t similar to a lot of others you will find. Each icon also has the lightly colored ring around the edge to really give it a great overall look.

What you get for $1.49 is 955+ custom made HD icons and 14 HD wallpapers made by hand. Picking up this pack from the Play Store would be something you too would find yourself enjoying immensely and definitely worth the buck and a half that you’d spend on them.

Retro UI Screenshot


Empire by DrumDestroyer

Empire Icon Banner

Last, but certainly not least is Empire by DrumDestroyer, who dabbles in both icon packs and theme chooser themes. However, it seems with Empire he’s really found a sweet spot in the icon community. These dark, squared with rounded corner icons are fantastic looking on most any screen or wallpaper.

With unique colors for the actual app icons, against the dark background you can’t mistake what app is what. It’s truly nice to see different colors for apps like Tim has used. And you get this set for .99 cents, and it’ll get you 1,000+ custom made icons, 53+ wallpapers with full Muzei support, a dashboard and icon request tool. All of that for just under a dollar!

Empire Screenshot


Final Thoughts

Please note that these are some of my favorite icon packs currently and ones that I suggest everyone take a close look at. One thing I do ask is that if you purchase any or all of these from the Play Store, please make sure to leave a few words of encouragement for the developer praising them on their hard work that they have put into making these icons and making our mobile devices so amazing looking.

Also don’t forget to leave a 5-star rating. There’s really no reason why you shouldn’t as they all certainly deserve it. If you have any issues, please hit the Email Developer button near the bottom of the Play Store listing and I can almost guarantee you that you’ll get a response from the developer and they will help you in any way they possibly can as they want to earn that 5-star rating from you.

This is something that’s very important and it only encourages them to continue doing what they are doing to make our devices that much more awesome in the near future.

Let us know in the comments what you think of any or all of these icons and if you have some you’d like for us to showcase, let us know that too and we will certainly take a look at them.

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I'm an avid Linux user, that's addicted to music, electronics, the internet, computers, Android and everything tech related! I'm the Founder/Chief Editor of <a href="http://techdissected.com">TechDissected</a>. I'm currently rocking a Moto X and a Moto G, with a Nexus 7 as well. Things that get me through each day: My son, my girlfriend, Nutter Butter cookies and gallons of sweet tea. If it beeps or makes noise, I'm interested. Gadgets and Gizmos are my specialty.

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8 Comments

  1. Troy Kistler
    June 25, 07:36 Reply

    What is the theme being used in both of these icon packs? The weather widget is so cool and I can’t find it.

  2. chrism1113
    June 25, 19:52 Reply

    I want to know the Theme and weather widget too! How do you get it??

  3. Cliff Wade
    June 25, 20:14 Reply

    There is no theme being used. Completely stock with Nova Launcher Pro being used.

    The weather widgets are from Bill Miller(has a Star Trek looking profile image) but I have heavily modified them to my liking. The names of the widgets are All Over The Place and Widget’d.

  4. Cliff Wade
    June 29, 19:40 Reply

    @disqus_P0RFIxHvzD:disqus The wallpapers are random from an app in the Play Store by the name of Muzei Live Wallpaper. There are many extensions that go with it, such as the Romain Guy extension and the Reddit Extension.

    You install the Muzei Live Wallpaper app, then the extensions and those extensions act as sources of where it pulls wallpapers from. You can have it change your wallpaper at many different intervals, such as 30 minutes, 1 hour, 2 hours or whatever.

    One of the best apps I’ve discovered in a long time, and it’s written by a Google employee.

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