Tag Archive: dark


Android Q dark theme support (and AMOLED theme) added to Smart Launcher 5

Smart Launcher 5 continues to bring more features to its new 5.2 overhaul for the second month in a row.

Smart Launcher 5 introduced some big changes at the end of March with Smart Launcher 5.2’s modular page system and some menu improvements, and this month those improvements continue with some big theming additions, including support for turning on dark mode according to system preferences in Android Q.

The changes outlined for April 20’s Build 40  [Read More…]

How to enable One UI (Android 9 Pie) dark mode on Samsung Galaxy phones

Samsung’s software has provided comprehensive theme capabilities for years but has never had a system-level dark mode like many competitors. Its Android 9 Pie software, which brings the new “One UI” interface, introduces a brand new “Night mode” that accomplishes the same goal: black out as much of the interface as possible, which is easy on your eyes at night but also friendly to your battery. This is how you enable and configure it.

How to enable dark  [Read More…]

Illuminate dark spots at home with up to 40% off popular Mr. Beams lights

Today only, Amazon is offering up to 40% off a variety of Mr. Beams lighting gear, which brings pricing down to as low was just $ 12 for some of it. There are some lights designed for usage inside, and others that are able to be used outside, so if you’re struggling with pesky dark areas at night, or want something where you can’t easily run power, today’s sale is for you.

See it better Mr. Beams One Day Sale  [Read More…]

Slack now has a dark mode for its Android and iOS apps

Rolling out now with the latest update.

Here at Mobile Nations, and likely for a lot of remote companies, Slack is one of our most frequently used applications. It’s absolutely essential for staying in touch with coworkers throughout the day, and while it’s great for the most part, few things are as irritating as opening up a message late at night only to have the bright, white background blind you.

Now, after lots of anxiously waiting, Slack  [Read More…]

Android doesn’t need a dark system theme — it needs something more powerful

Fool me once, shame on you; fool me six times, shame on us all.

The whispers have started up again, the way they do every few months before the next Developer Preview or the next version release. Maybe this will finally be the year Android N brings back the dark theme. Android O will have a system dark theme! Android P has to have a dark theme!! It’s a new year, and now the song has started  [Read More…]

Dark Sky finally gets a Wear OS app

It’s rolling out as an update to the main app over the next couple days.

There are a lot of weather apps on the Play Store, but if you’re like me, you rely on Dark Sky for all of your weather forecast wants and needs. Today, the dev team behind Dark Sky announced that it’s releasing a Wear OS version of the app so you can check the weather faster than ever.

Similar to the Dark Sky  [Read More…]

Never get lost in the dark with SureFire’s $38 G2X tough LED flashlight

This sale was a bright idea.

The SureFire G2X tough Nitrolon LED flashlight is down to $ 37.79 on Amazon. This flashlight usually sells for around $ 55, and today is the best deal we have ever seen on it. This even beats last year’s holiday sale when it dropped to just $ 42.

The deal is part of a larger sale on Amazon good for today only. You’ll find a bunch of other outdoor gear but  [Read More…]

How to enable One UI’s dark mode on the Galaxy S9 and S9+

Samsung’s software has provided comprehensive theme capabilities for years, but has never had a system-level dark mode like many competitors. The Android 9 Pie update, which brings the new “One UI” interface, introduces a brand new “Night mode” that accomplishes the same goal: black out as much of the interface as possible, which is easy on your eyes at night but also friendly to your battery. This is how you enable it.

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Night Sight review: Your Pixel’s camera can now see in the dark

A brag-worthy camera just got even better.

One of the awe-inspiring camera features announced with the Pixel 3 and 3 XL is a new shooting mode called “Night Sight” that leans on Google’s advanced HDR+ processing to bring out light from the clutches of darkness. The only problem being that it wasn’t actually available at launch. Nearly a month after the phone hit stores, Night Sight is only now arriving Pixel 3s and 3 XLs with a  [Read More…]

Everything you need to know about the Dark Souls Trilogy on PlayStation 4

FromSoftware’s iconic series is being bundled up soon for you to enjoy all in one place.

You can’t talk about challenging video games without someone inevitably mentioning Dark Souls. This classic series began its life on last generation consoles, but now Bandai Namco is bringing the trilogy to PlayStation 4. If you never played them the first time around, now you can get in on the action and see just for yourself why everyone can’t stop talking  [Read More…]