Tag Archive: dark


The Google Search app finally gets dark mode

Google introduced dark mode to its mobile platform with Android 10 last year.

What you need to know Google is finally adding a dark theme to its eponymous search app. It’ll be available on iOS 12, iOS 13, and Android 10. The rollout starts from now through the end of the week.

Dark mode, after rolling out in Android officially last year with Android 10, has been making its way slowly to all of Google’s apps. Now,  [Read More…]

The Dark Souls series has crossed 27 million copies sold

The Chosen Undead fall over and over, accomplishing great sales.

What you need to know The Dark Souls series consists of three games that began with the release of Dark Souls on September 22, 2011. The latest entry, Dark Souls III, was released worldwide on April 12, 2016. FromSoftware, the developers of the game, have confirmed that the Dark Souls series has sold over 27 million copies. Additionally, 10 million of these copies are from Dark Souls  [Read More…]

More than half a million Zoom accounts are being sold over the dark web

The exposed credentials are not the result of a breach but, rather, of what’s called a credential stuffing attack.

What you need to know Nearly half a million Zoom accounts have been exposed and are being sold on the dark web. The exposed credentials are not the result of an attack on, or a breach of, Zoom’s servers. Instead, they’re the result of hackers trying credentials from previous leaks on users’ Zoom accounts to see if they  [Read More…]

It takes a bit of tinkering, but you can force dark mode in the Fitbit app

I know it’s the hot design trend right now, but I’ll admit it: I’m a big fan of dark mode. It’s not that I dislike the traditional white backgrounds of Android and its respective apps, but I personally find the black (or near-black) background easier on my eyes, and it makes other design elements less jarring. Many Android OEMs have offered some kind of dark mode for system apps for years, and various developers have allowed it at  [Read More…]

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…]