Tag Archive: dark


Weather app Dark Sky will disappear from Android after Apple acquisition

After July 1, 2020, both the Android and Wear OS apps will shut down.

What you need to know Dark Sky is known for its ease of use and hyperlocal weather forecasts. Originally, it was an iOS-only app until it came to Android in 2016. The app will be removed from the Google Play Store and stop working for existing users on July 1, 2020.

It’s a sad day for weather app enthusiasts — Dark Sky is  [Read More…]

Goodbye and good riddance: Here are the best alternatives to Dark Sky

Wow, the app that made you pay for severe weather alerts got bought by Apple? Shocker.

We all know how quickly the weather can change, and that’s how fast a weather app can change, too. Dark Sky announced on March 31 that it had been bought by Apple and that its Android app will be shutting down this summer. Dark Sky even used a severe weather alert to spread the news in other apps that use Dark  [Read More…]

How to set up dark mode scheduling on your Pixel phone

With Android 10, Google introduced dark mode as a native Android feature — except you could only turn it on and off manually. Thankfully, with the March 2020 feature drop for Pixel phones, Google added the ability to schedule dark mode to match the sunset and sunrise. If you have a Pixel, here’s how to use that scheduling feature for yourself.

Products used in this guide Pixel for everyone: Google Pixel 3a ($ 363 at Amazon) How to  [Read More…]

How to enable dark mode on the Galaxy S20

Samsung has a system-wide dark mode in One UI 2.0, and it’s easy to set up on your Galaxy S20. Dark mode changes the look of the system interface and Samsung’s first-party apps, and it also switches third-party apps like Chrome, Google Drive, and Instagram to a dark palette. The best part is that it’s all done automatically once you switch to dark mode in the phone’s settings.

How to enable dark mode on the Galaxy S20 Open  [Read More…]

Save battery and enjoy the darkness with the best Dark Mode apps

After years of being teased by Google with references to a system-wide Dark Mode, it finally arrived with the release of Android 10. With this update, just about all of your applications will automatically transition to a darker theme. Not only does it just simply look better, but with OLED displays, dark mode helps to provide better battery life and prevent screen burn-in. With that said, we have found many of the best apps with a Dark Mode available for  [Read More…]

WhatsApp officially brings Dark Mode to Android and iOS

After a long beta testing period, WhatsApp finally delivers the goods.

What you need to know WhatsApp has rolled out dark mode for iOS and Android. Android 10 and iOS 13 users will be able to use the system-wide dark theme to control the setting. Users of Android 9 and below will have to use an in-app setting to toggle the theme,

WhatsApp is finally joining the dark theme train for iOS and Android, rolling out an  [Read More…]

The Google Play Store is getting a dark theme toggle

The server-side test is currently limited to a few Android 10 phones.

What you need to know Google has quietly added a new Theme setting for some Android 10 devices. The setting lets users switch between Light, Dark, and System default modes. It is possible that a wider rollout will begin within the next few weeks.

Google began rolling out dark theme support for the Play Store in September last year. However, unlike a few other Google  [Read More…]

Google will bring dark mode scheduling and more to Pixels this March

Google announced Pixel feature drops back in December, and the second one is just about due.

What you need to know Google’s upcoming Pixel Feature drop has been revealed by an update to the Pixel Tips app. Users will get dark mode scheduling, fast access to cards and passes, and car crash detection. The March feature drop will likely pop out with the March 2020 security update.

Last year, Google made a decision. It would no longer  [Read More…]

Dark mode is now live in OneNote for Android

OneNote for Android is finally joining its iOS counterpart.

What you need to know Dark mode is now live in OneNote for Android. This update also adds a “modern” inking experience to the mix. Other tweaks include pull-to-refresh and the ability to reorder sections.

If you’ve been waiting for OneNote on Android to finally jump on the dark mode wagon, the time has arrived. Microsoft announced this week that dark mode is now rolling out to OneNote  [Read More…]

OneDrive for Android gets a design overhaul, including dark mode

OneDrive for Android has a fresh new look and quite a few new features in its latest update.

What you need to know OneDrive for Android has a new update that overhauls its design and brings several new features. The app now has a dark mode, new icons, and a revamped search experience. The update is rolling out now through the Google Play Store.

Microsoft released an update for OneDrive on Android today that brings an overhauled  [Read More…]