Items tagged with android 9.0

Many users have been clamoring for a system-wide “dark mode” in Android. Besides being a preferred UI scheme for some users, a dark mode would help to cut down on glare at night (something that GPS apps already take advantage of) and help reduce power requirements on OLED displays. Android fans were given a glimmer of hope when a Google Issue Tracker thread — which was initially started back in November 2017 — requested a dark mode for Android 9.0. After months of inactivity, the issue was marked as “fixed”. Android users were further stoked by a Google team member that said the feature would be “available in a future Android release.” But before... Read more...