It seems that the Dark Mode is everywhere now, from Windows 10 to Android devices and, finally, also on iPhones. Some people might like it, others may not, but what's important is that they all have a choice between light and dark. Any Star Wars puns or fans here? :) Well, if Darth Vader would use an iPhone, he would probably use iOS 13, because this is the only version so far that lets you enable the Dark Mode. However, to use the Dark Mode, both he and you need to know how to turn it on, so here's how it is done:
Windows 10 May Update introduces a new feature called the Light Mode. What it does is change the appearance of certain Windows interface elements from black and other colors to white. In other words, the Light Mode whitens your Windows 10. This mode looks surprisingly good, and many users may prefer it instead of the Dark Mode or the default Windows 10 theme. If you want to learn more about what the Light Mode for Windows 10 is, what effects it has on the user interface, and how to turn it on or off, read on:
The touch-friendly Mail and Calendar apps that are pre-installed in Windows 10 have been improved with a new feature: the dark mode. The dark theme has been available in Windows 10 for a while, but the Mail and Calendar apps used to apply the dark mode only partially. Now, it applies to all the display elements and gives you the flexibility to set it up independently from the rest of the operating systems and the other apps that you are using.
If you use YouTube on your Android device, iPhone, iPad, Windows PC or Mac, there is a way to reduce the battery consumption and protect your eyes from the intense white light of your screen. YouTube has introduced a dark mode for its app on all these platforms in the form of a Dark Theme, which looks good, and we like using. Here is how to turn on the Dark Theme in YouTube on Android, iOS, and Windows:
With macOS Mojave, Apple introduced what seems to be its most popular new feature: the Dark Mode theme. While personal preference definitely comes into play when choosing Dark Mode for your Mac, there are other benefits, like its higher contrast and dark colors, that
are supposed to reduce the strain on your eyes and help you focus on your work. When installing macOS Mojave, you get to choose between Light and Dark Mode, but if you change your mind later, or if your Mac is already set up, you can read this guide to see how to enable and customize Dark Mode on your Mac:
Starting with Microsoft Office 2016, Microsoft has introduced a Dark Mode for all Office apps. In Office 2019 you get two Dark Modes to choose from. If you purchased an Office 365 subscription, you also get background patterns for your Office apps. Here is how to personalize the theme and the background used by your Office apps, and enable Dark Mode, if you want to:
The latest versions of Windows 10 come with a new feature that is called the Dark Mode. What it does is change the appearance of certain Windows interface elements from white to black. In other words, the Dark Mode blackens your Windows 10. That can be useful in low-light conditions like when working at night, and it can be equally great for users who prefer black instead of white. If you want to learn more about what the Dark Mode for Windows 10 is, what effects it has on the user interface, and how to turn it on or off, read on:
Starting with Windows 10 April 2018 Update, Microsoft Edge has a Dark Mode which you can enable. When using this mode, the title bar, the tabs, and the menus from Microsoft Edge from gray or white to black. Also, the text you see in the menus and other places turns from black to white. Here is how to turn the Dark Mode on and off, in Microsoft Edge:
Windows is a versatile operating system when it comes to customizing the way it looks. You can easily change many of the visual aspects like the desktop backgrounds used by your theme, the sounds played when different events happen, the colors used for displaying windows on the screen as well as their transparency level, the screensaver and so on. While all these can be changed individually, you might prefer to select a new theme and change everything.
There are many ways to personalize your Windows device and make it look unique. In some of our articles we presented the best download locations for icons, mouse cursors schemes and many other visual elements. In this article we would like to present five great download locations for Windows 7 and Windows 8 themes. These websites provide many good looking themes, for free. Some of them provide original content and they feature works by photographers and illustrators. Let's get started: