Night Light remains a Pixel exclusive feature, but you can still get it on your Nexus.. sort of

It seems that Google is piling up the features that will make the Pixel smartphones special, further distancing itself from its Nexus predecessors. In some cases, however, the changes might turn out to actually be detrimental to Google’s older, existing devices.

In responding to comments on Google+, Googler Ian Lake confirmed that devices other than the Google Pixel won’t be able to support fingerprint sensor gestures or the new Night Light mode. Unfortunately, it seems that Android 7.1 has also removed the previously existing Night Mode for those devices as well. That’s not to say OEMs can’t work on their own Night Modes and fingerprint gestures, in fact, both of these features do arrive on Pixel after a few Chinese OEMs have already done it.  Continue reading “Night Light remains a Pixel exclusive feature, but you can still get it on your Nexus.. sort of”

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Twitter Night Mode Could Be Coming To iOS Soon

In yet another move to boost its user base, micro-blogging website Twitter may now bring the “night mode” for iPhone users, a media report said.

Last month Twitter rolled out a new feature for its Android app which introduced Night Mode. In case you’re unfamiliar, Night Mode on Twitter basically transforms the user interface from a white UI to a darker UI, thus making it easier on the eyes when viewed at night. We figured Twitter would eventually bring this feature to iOS, and sure enough it looks like it is in the works.

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Nexus 2016 devices to get Night Light mode, dual-tab settings and ambient display UI

Earlier this week, we saw screenshots that suggested Google is going to change the launcher for new Nexus devices. Now, Android Police is offering a glimpse of more tweaks that are coming to 2016 Nexus devices with Android 7.0 Nougat.

As per latest screenshots, Google is apparently rolling out a revamped color theme for the Settings menu which will be a mixture of dark grey, blue, and white. Next up, the new Nexus devices will exclusively get a dual-pane UI that show sections for “all” and “support”.

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