YouTube is adding a new dark theme to its iOS app, which is rolling out to iOS users starting today, reports The Verge.
The new theme, once available, can be activated by tapping on your account icon, selecting settings, and choosing „dark theme“ to turn it on. Dark theme will invert many of the colors of the YouTube AI, replacing the traditional white background with a black background.
Image via Redditor amievengabereal YouTube introduced a hidden dark mode feature for the desktop starting last year, and since then, the feature has been one of the most requested for its mobile apps.
The dark theme for mobile devices has been in testing for [...]
YouTube appears to be in the testing phase of adding a new dark theme for its official iOS app, according to reports.
Reddit user Dean Cobb revealed on Monday night that a new dark mode was already live as an option in the Settings section of the app after updating to version 13.01.4.
Dark mode via Redditor amievengabereal However, as of this morning, rollout of the feature still seems to be limited to a handful of users, suggesting a selective server-side activation on YouTube’s end.
App Store release notes for YouTube version 13.0.1 make no mention of the dark mode addition either, but we’ll update this article if the rollout gains pace [...]
Popular third-party iOS podcast app Overcast reached version 4.0.1 on Thursday, bringing some much-requested features including a new true-black dark theme and sleep timer option.
New Black dark theme compared to Light theme with System font option enabled The new Black theme, shown above, joins the existing Light and Dark themes, and has been designed with the iPhone X in mind, offering a slick new look for the smartphone’s 5.8-inch OLED display as well as being easier on tired eyes.
As before, users who like to change things up depending on the time of day (or night) can swipe up or down with two fingers to quickly change between a light and dark interface [...]
In the new iPhone X, Face ID, a facial recognition system, replaces the Touch ID fingerprint sensor we’ve grown accustomed to since it was introduced in the iPhone 5s.
Because Face ID is a new biometric system, there are a lot of questions about its accuracy and how it will work in various conditions, all of which Apple has answered both in the keynote and on its website.
How Face ID Scans Your Face
Face ID is enabled through a TrueDepth front-facing camera on the iPhone X, which has multiple components. A Dot Projector projects more than 30,000 invisible dots onto your face to map its structure.
The dot map is then read by an infrared camera [...]