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- 04/12/18--06:00: Opera Browser Beta adds night mode in latest update [APK Download]
- 04/12/18--08:00: 30 Android apps with dark themes that are easy on the eyes
- 07/28/18--13:55: YouTube dark theme now available for some on Android
- 08/27/18--17:39: Google teases dark mode for Phone app in Play Store update notes
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These days, many manufacturers include some sort of blue light filter or "night light" in their phones' ROMs. Google, Samsung, OnePlus, and some other companies are on the list, and Sony was as well with its "Good night actions" function in Xperia Actions for phones in the XA1 family. However, following the impending Oreo updates, no Sony phone will have a built-in blue light filter.
This news comes by way of Sony Xperia's official Twitter account.Read More
If there's one feature that people have consistently been clamoring for from Android, it's dark mode. As it turns out, people don't always like staring at masses of bright white, especially when they're in dark environments.Read More
[Update: Noooope] The highly-requested dark mode will be available in an upcoming Android release was written by the awesome team at Android Police.
Now that a large portion of our daily lives is spent staring at a screen, we've started becoming more and more concerned that this behavior may impact our circadian rhythms and the quantity and quality of our sleep. The hypothesis goes that humans have evolved to sync their sleep cycles to the cycle of the Sun, and that shining the pale blue glow of a phone screen into our eyes at night throws that sync off-balance and prevents our brain from recognizing when it's time to sleep.Read More
Android P feature spotlight: Night Light toggle now tells you when it'll turn on was written by the awesome team at Android Police.
Opera is one of the most popular alternatives to Google's own Chrome browser and with good reason. It blocks ads, saves data, and has an excellent reader mode. There's also Opera Mini for an even faster, lighter experience. Another reason for Opera's popularity is active development. Already this year, in a reaction to an increasing fear among users, a crypto-mining blocker was added to both versions.
The main mobile browser has a separate Play Store listing for its beta version, and a new update has just been released for it.Read More
Opera Browser Beta adds night mode in latest update [APK Download] was written by the awesome team at Android Police.
Personally, I love dark themes in apps. Oftentimes, one of the first things I do is switch to the Night or Dark Mode in every one that supports it. Since I know that I'm not the only one out there that wants my apps to reflect my soul, I gathered together thirty to help some of you get started on your path to the dark side.
All jokes and edginess aside, dark themes are much easier on your eyes, especially in low-light conditions, and can take a bit of stress off the batteries in phones or tablets with OLED displays.Read More
30 Android apps with dark themes that are easy on the eyes was written by the awesome team at Android Police.
These days, an often-seen feature request for apps (and Android in general) is dark mode. We first noticed that YouTube was preparing to bring one to its Android app in November of last year, but while the web and iOS versions have had it for months, there's only been radio silence on the Android side. However, we're now seeing several reports of dark mode being automatically activated on the YouTube Android app.Read More
YouTube dark theme now available for some on Android was written by the awesome team at Android Police.
The Google Phone redesign from earlier this month was met with some conflicting opinions. While many liked the more modern UI, others couldn't stand all of the white that was added. Some hoped that Phone might soon get a dark mode, and it looks like those prayers have been answered. Google has just confirmed that Phone will indeed be getting a dark mode.
Google teases dark mode for Phone app in Play Store update notes was written by the awesome team at Android Police.
The guys at XDA Developers often like to tinker with APK files to enable hidden features, trigger specific behaviors, or spoil Google's surprises prematurely. Their latest software shenanigans involve Google's Camera app and the promised Night Sight feature that is supposed to come next month.
Announced with the Pixel 3, Night Sight is a low-light photography mode that ekes out every wave and particle of light to get clearer, better-lit shots in dark environments.Read More
Modded Google Camera APK enables Night Sight for all Pixel devices (and it's impressive) was written by the awesome team at Android Police.
With the November security patch that began rolling out to Pixels last week, one change was made to the way Night Mode and Battery Saver interact. When the latter is enabled, the former immediately changes to on, and the behavior can't be modified, though you can manually switch back to off.
Take a look at the GIF below. I start off in Developer options, with Night mode set to Always off.Read More
November security patch forces Night Mode when Battery Saver is enabled, whether you want to or not was written by the awesome team at Android Police.