Tag Archive: Mode


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…]

How to enable Bedtime Mode to slow wireless charging on the OnePlus 8 Pro

The first wireless charger out of OnePlus is a stunner. The Warp Charge 30 Wireless Charger charges nearly as fast as its wired counterpart, which is an incredible achievement. But to accomplish those speeds, it generates a lot of heat, and subsequently has a built-in fan to keep everything cool. That can be a bit annoying, but thankfully you can tell your OnePlus 8 Pro to charge more slowly at specific times, taking away the wireless charger’s bothersome  [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…]

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…]

Sonos will stop bricking older speakers with its Recycle Mode program

Cake The 30% discount still applies when upgrading to a new speaker.

What you need to know Sonos has killed its “Recycle Mode” program that caused a lot of controversy earlier this year. Recycle Mode bricked old Sonos speakers and allowed you to purchase new ones at a lower price. Now, you can still get the 30% discount when upgrading to a new speaker, no bricking required.

Back in January, Sonos was the star of a juicy  [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…]

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…]