Tag Archive: dark


The just-announced Dyson 360 Heurist robot vacuum can see in the dark

Hands-free sounds good to me.

Today in Beijing, Dyson announced its newest endeavor: the 360 Heurist. Three years ago was Dyson’s first foray into the world of robot vacuuming with the 360 Eye. The newest version brings with it several improvements, which is a good thing considering the reviews the earlier version received.

There’s a new processor that’s 20 times faster. There are new voice assistant capabilities so you can talk to your robot pal with your  [Read More…]

Lenovo’s Jedi Challenges headset is getting a Dark Side update

Finally, we can be bad guys.

Disney and Lenovo are pushing out the biggest update to the Jedi Challenges experience yet, and releasing some new hardware to accompany the release. The Dark Side Expansion is a free update for existing Jedi Challenges owners, and as the name suggests it allows you to fight and train as the only living wielder of that power in the Star Wars universe today. But since it would be weird to fight  [Read More…]

Dying Light 2 preview: A dark post-apocalyptic parkour playground

Dying Light 2 is a truly-ambitious sequel from Techland, which looks set to take the zombie-infested post-apocalypse parkour playground to new heights.

Dying Light 2 is the long-anticipated sequel to Techland’s Dying Light, which was a parkour-focused open world zombie survival game where a viral apocalypse has begun to destroy civilization.

Set in the fictional city of Harran, Dying Light’s melee-oriented combat was fun and infectious, tied together with a relatively light but engaging narrative. Dying Light  [Read More…]

Android Messages gets new Material Theme UI and dark mode with 3.5 update

DARK. MODE. IS. HERE.

Android Messages is one of the best texting apps on the Play Store, and with the new v3.5 update that’s rolling out now, it’s about to get even better.

Similar to Tasks, News, and Contacts, v3.5 refreshes Android Messages UI to match Google’s new Material Theme aesthetic. This means that a lot of Android Messages’ colorful accent colors have been replaced by even more white and the in-app text now uses the Google  [Read More…]

Dark themes on Android should be the norm, not the exception

You don’t know the power of the dark side!

Once upon a time, Android cloaked itself in shadow and cerulean. Triumphant cries of #YOLOHOLO rang out throughout the net as users reveled in a mobile experience that didn’t blind them like the sun every time they checked their phone in bed. But then a shift came. Material Design ushered in a new age of bright, white Android apps, and one by one, even Google’s own apps were  [Read More…]

We Happy Few is a dark and twisted world of secrets and intrigue

We Happy Few offers compelling survival gameplay, quality world-building, and great presentation.

Open world survival games have become a common sight in recent years, but none of them are anywhere near as interesting and unique as We Happy Few. Featuring compelling survival gameplay, an intriguing and dark world, and exemplary presentation, it’s only held back from perfection by performance problems.

(Editor’s note: This review is based on the author’s experience with the game on a PC.  [Read More…]

How to enable dark mode in the Twitter app for Android

AKA, how to use the best version of Twitter.

Even though Google still can’t seem to figure out how to implement a system-wide dark mode in Android, the Twitter apps’ been rocking one since July 2016.

As you’d expect, dark mode on Twitter takes all of the white elements of the app and transforms them into a dark navy that not only puts less strain on your eyes at night but also looks downright fantastic no matter  [Read More…]

Fracter review: Are you afraid of the dark?

Fracter has been described as a mash-up between Limbo and Monument Valley, two extremely popular and beautiful games. When your game is in the company of those two you’re off to a good start. With the use of a dark eerie geometric world, it is no surprise it has drawn comparisons to these two games. However, can Fracter live up to acclaim that both Limbo and Monument Valley have garnered? That’s what I set out to discover.

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YouTube for Android is testing its dark theme, and you might be able to use it right now

Rejoice, my friends; soon we can binge YouTube all night without getting blinded by the bland white interface!

YouTube brought a dark theme to its desktop website last year and back at the beginning of the year, the same glorious dark theme was announced for its iOS and Android apps. Apple users got that dark theme just a few brief weeks after the announcement, but Android users were left waiting, and waiting, and waiting for theirs. We  [Read More…]

YouTube’s dark theme is now available to Android users

Google announced more than six months ago that a dark theme for YouTube will become available for iOS and Android users.

But while iOS users got to take advantage of the new option relatively fast, those on Android were left waiting. Well not anymore, as the feature is finally rolling out for select users.

Since this is a server-side update, you aren’t required to download anything.

How will you know when the option has become available to you?

The dark  [Read More…]