Dark Mode YOUR LIFE...

  • Published on Jan 17, 2019
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Comments • 8 661

  • Sonu MsVr
    Sonu MsVr 17 hours ago

    Lovers of the dark like here

  • TNT Tim
    TNT Tim 2 days ago +1

    yeah i just use it cuz it looks better

  • Mihir Ranjan
    Mihir Ranjan 2 days ago

    Well we have a pretty good dark mode on OnePlus Oxygen OS.

  • Awesome Sounds
    Awesome Sounds 2 days ago

    STOP!!! It is possible to set the explorer dark...

  • Gil Eli
    Gil Eli 2 days ago

    WindowTop is a tool that allow you to make any application dark even without native support. It is very nice and included in the free version

  • Mr.RandoM
    Mr.RandoM 2 days ago

    I can't wait for the day you'll get sponsored by durex.

  • Krombopulos T
    Krombopulos T 3 days ago

    Just let me know when Windows File Explorer gets Dark mode. that all i want. Everything else i figured it out. Just need File explorer

  • Victor England
    Victor England 3 days ago

    Dark mode also saves battery on any screen. The black pixel means that the pixel is turned off. I removed my wallpaper and put a black background, against my girlfriend's will, and my phone now lasts a whole day.

  • lasarousi
    lasarousi 3 days ago

    If your software has no dark mode, I simply won't use it.

  • The One And Nearly Only

    This video got dark quickly

    PATIL NURSING HOME 4 days ago

    Why does Linus keeps his nails so big ?

  • Jatin Chaudhary
    Jatin Chaudhary 4 days ago

    Use pitch black

  • Ethan Hill
    Ethan Hill 5 days ago

    Chrome has started the dark mode experiments on Android.

  • Lucas Metello
    Lucas Metello 5 days ago

    Deepin linux has a good dark mode.

  • wasup23tube
    wasup23tube 6 days ago

    sky blue letters on hot pick background

  • extrasupermorgen
    extrasupermorgen 6 days ago

    Dark mode is for vampires!

    ADITYA 6 days ago

    I remember windowsblinds

  • Nick Nick
    Nick Nick 7 days ago

    Well rooted Android is best among all

  • Jason Godwin
    Jason Godwin 8 days ago

    I prefer the "turn off the lights" ext in chrome. all colors easily customizeable

  • Zachary Sturgeon
    Zachary Sturgeon 8 days ago

    I have really bad eye floaters, and I can see them much easier on a white background. Dark mode has been a revelation for me.

  • Teenage Gamer
    Teenage Gamer 8 days ago

    I use TheXvid Vance, the dark mode on that is literally black. It's amazing. The Pinterest app needs to catch up.

  • 29110sc
    29110sc 8 days ago

    the asus rog phone has a dark mode by default in the UI unless you pick the asusZen UI

  • Lucas Assunção
    Lucas Assunção 9 days ago

    Even Xvideos have a Dark mode and facebook dont.

  • Calvin Liang
    Calvin Liang 9 days ago

    Lol this video thumbnail,did linus really bought morpheus sunglasses for memes or what?

  • eivis13
    eivis13 10 days ago

    Did Linuses wife cheat on him with a whiteguy? Jk

  • Edgar Larios
    Edgar Larios 10 days ago

    Tech is going emo.

  • tao nicon
    tao nicon 10 days ago

    have eye surgery then lets talk with out dark mode i could not work

  • A. K.
    A. K. 10 days ago

    opera has one too

  • Nightcore and Bass
    Nightcore and Bass 11 days ago

    I'm watching this in dark mode

  • Jonas Ruppen
    Jonas Ruppen 11 days ago

    What Laptop is Linus holding there?

  • Tim Wassenaar
    Tim Wassenaar 11 days ago

    Who watching at night and actually was blinded by those white screens

  • Tm X
    Tm X 11 days ago

    TheXvid in dark mode looks 1000 times better than the original white look.

  • Anirudh Iyer
    Anirudh Iyer 11 days ago

    *Windows explorer already has dark mode.*

  • Prathamesh Majgaonkar
    Prathamesh Majgaonkar 12 days ago

    I use "Kiwi Browser" which has built-in dark mode... I believe its based on Chromium (the parent project for Chrome Brower as well).
    Plus, having a OnePlus device has its benefits due to OxygenOS which always had a great support for Systemwide Dark mode.

  • DonoTheGamer
    DonoTheGamer 12 days ago

    Thanks for the help, Linus! I appreciate it!

  • Mollie I. R.
    Mollie I. R. 12 days ago

    I use dark mode because I like the way it looks

    STOPITYOUTUBE 13 days ago +1

    Dear every web developer in existence:

    Make body{ background: #1a1a1a } the new standard please. We only needed white screens in the era of CRT monitors.

  • Chris Solano
    Chris Solano 13 days ago

    This is a dark video!

  • Super gamer Boy
    Super gamer Boy 14 days ago

    I use dark mod because of the eyes and it looks cooler than light mod

  • klaasch86
    klaasch86 14 days ago

    Windows Explorer does support dark mode..... WTF Linus ?
    Even when this video was posted the update was already released with dark mode for Explorer....

  • MH
    MH 14 days ago

    Does working on an old-school IBM greenscreen count as dark mode? :)

  • shayne whydoihavetohavealastnamegoogle?

    I think Androids "Blue Light Filter" deserved an honorable mention. It's like flux but uses a blue hue instead.

  • shayne whydoihavetohavealastnamegoogle?

    Never trust a person who doesn't use dark mode

  • Lyndeno
    Lyndeno 14 days ago

    The file explorer has dark mode now.

  • CockatooDude
    CockatooDude 14 days ago

    The real reason we all want dark mode is to feel like hackers even though we know jack shit about hacking.

  • Michael18751
    Michael18751 14 days ago +1

    Love it! Helps my eyes

  • bliglum
    bliglum 14 days ago

    Dark mode ftw. Been running dark mode TheXvid for quite a while now. But I am a night owl.

  • Ravendark
    Ravendark 15 days ago


  • UnicornsOnLSD
    UnicornsOnLSD 15 days ago

    Swift Black for substratum is awesome, totally worth the downsides. The Swift Installer exists too, but I haven't tried it.

  • FoxXD
    FoxXD 15 days ago

    I have dark mode on youtube activated for my school supplied chromebook. I had a teacher Walk by behind me in class. She did not even recognize it as youtube open since i did not Switch tab in time

  • RaenYrtham
    RaenYrtham 16 days ago

    Dark mode on Android is still a mess. W10M is killer at it.

  • bangem andleavem
    bangem andleavem 16 days ago

    once you go black , you never go ... blind?

  • Ilc1
    Ilc1 16 days ago

    Teach me your secrets my pc screen is too bright even at the lowest setting

  • H u l k a r o n i & C h e e s e

    You talk to much.

  • Sandeep N
    Sandeep N 16 days ago

    3,465,678,000 is the times you air quoted in this video. “”

  • Petr Szturc
    Petr Szturc 16 days ago

    Again completely missing feature crucial to this topic... :/ Seems to be rule recently.
    On Android you have grayscale mode that works really well - it's a postprocessing effect so works on everything, even video...

  • Bernice Panders
    Bernice Panders 16 days ago

    What about android?? Most of us only use phones for most browsing lately... Plus, my newly purchased LG V20 having severe screen burn that dark mode would greatly help...

  • MrAHfromKSA
    MrAHfromKSA 17 days ago

    get to it god damn it get to it

  • vishwas bhaskar
    vishwas bhaskar 17 days ago

    Its not a competition.

  • Kenjong Mendez
    Kenjong Mendez 17 days ago

    "Once you go black, you never go back"

  • PureOwnag3
    PureOwnag3 17 days ago

    Make your background in Techquickie dark to then Linus, the white background is to bright.

  • robmanueb2
    robmanueb2 17 days ago

    Yellow text, black background, heaven. Mac has a color inverter which was a life saver before dark mode became trendy.

  • chechar3dg
    chechar3dg 17 days ago

    Less TV/Monitor wear, better eye rest...

  • DayVideo
    DayVideo 18 days ago

    Stylish dog.
    Easy Peesy.

  • Pikkon89
    Pikkon89 18 days ago

    Windows 10 has something called "Night light" that displays warmer colors and helps with the brightness if you're browsing at night. It does this for the display so what ever you're looking at will have the night light feature on it. It works very well. It helps you go to sleep as well. No Dark Mode needed. For once Windows 10 does something right.

  • Benjamin Wright
    Benjamin Wright 18 days ago

    every website i use is on dark mode

  • Tech Guy
    Tech Guy 18 days ago

    At the time this video was posted Microsoft had re released Windows 10 version 1809 (the October 2018 update).
    It may not have been available to every device that would support it by the exact time this video went out but it was available.
    I can say the dark mode on Windows 10 is a bit sub par in applications like the control panel for example. When it comes to file explorer it could still be improved because i have noticed the folders pane go from dark to light while the navigation pane and command ribbon stay dark. Microsoft could improve the dark theme in their office suite in my opinion as well.
    As for email boxes or email apps in which a dark mode is supported it would be a big improvement for each email service or application developer for aforementioned email service to make it possible to read emails in white text on black.

  • Hunter Nelson
    Hunter Nelson 18 days ago

    Now i look at youtube on other people’s devices and i get so confused

  • Sunji Ota-ku
    Sunji Ota-ku 18 days ago

    It's Emo mode for short

  • Alex Robidoux
    Alex Robidoux 18 days ago

    LMAO that look @06:02 !!!! ... Actually, Chrome Dev are working on an official dark mode but only available in Chrome Beta and must be launched with --darkmode command syntax.

  • M V
    M V 19 days ago

    Soo many factual errors, this Linus guy simple or something? Shhii ... bunch of dumbass fanboys defending this moron.

  • 3RAN7ON
    3RAN7ON 19 days ago

    rocking a samsung device? they have dark themes in the theme store

  • Jimmy Luong
    Jimmy Luong 19 days ago

    Oneplus has the best dark mode

  • Rahul Agarwal
    Rahul Agarwal 19 days ago

    youre the best

  • ImSoMetro
    ImSoMetro 19 days ago +1

    Dank Tweets in Dark Mode

  • Sudarshan
    Sudarshan 19 days ago

    Man in black 🖤

  • BadlyFiction
    BadlyFiction 19 days ago

    Why it takes so long for developers to implement dark mode?

  • IlluminatiSRB
    IlluminatiSRB 19 days ago

    I use dark mode on pretty much everything. Im on my PC like 8-16hrs a day. That way my head and eyes dont hurt :)

  • Tiavor Kuroma
    Tiavor Kuroma 19 days ago

    If you have the "default dark mode" in windows enabled, websites are able to read that status and adjust their visuals.

  • Jstew Productions
    Jstew Productions 19 days ago

    I see you are using the new Razer blade Stealth in this video. Can we expect a review of this? :) Please

  • Erick Pilarski Dunin
    Erick Pilarski Dunin 20 days ago

    Shit Linus, file explorer alredy have dark mode hahaha

  • Hard Boiled
    Hard Boiled 20 days ago +1

    I remember windowblinds and my pc still have 64mb vram at that time...

  • ajai krishna
    ajai krishna 20 days ago

    i got dark mode in file explorer too with the windows update
    hows that ?

  • Shane Pugh
    Shane Pugh 20 days ago

    Anyone else just activate TheXvid's dark mode?

  • Canaanite
    Canaanite 20 days ago

    Linus Tech Tips has reached the achievement: _ultimate n word pass_

  • iLoveTheseRemoras
    iLoveTheseRemoras 20 days ago

    In TheXvid comments most popular is dork mode

  • Serge
    Serge 20 days ago

    here’s where your wrong, file explorer DOES have dark mode

  • Charles Stirens
    Charles Stirens 20 days ago

    I remember WindowBlinds! I... was too broke to by a license so I went without.

  • iLiamm
    iLiamm 20 days ago

    dark thumbnail m8

  • edupo
    edupo 20 days ago

    Bullshit... There are better things to do at night than sticking my eyes into a computer.
    I would recommend to use light mode and encourage people not to use the computer at night... That is a much better advice! xD

  • Some YouTuber
    Some YouTuber 20 days ago

    What about sicko mode

  • Some YouTuber
    Some YouTuber 20 days ago

    I haven’t turned off my dark mode since It became a thing

  • Almighty heh
    Almighty heh 21 day ago

    In my opinion black should be a standalone internet color. Fuck white.

  • Roxfox
    Roxfox 21 day ago

    I still don't get the point. I just calibrate my screens until they're comfortable to view in all situations. Like, even my phone is, right now at daytime in a well lit office.. let's see... at about 40% screen brightness. Doesn't need to go higher than that. But it seems a lot of people think the brightest possible setting should be literally as bright as the device can go (I guess maybe because most monitors are set as such by default, I assume in order to be as clear as possible when used as display models in stores, and they don't bother questioning it?) and then they complain that all the apps they use make their eyes hurt... Well that's kinda on you, then, isn't it? There's no reason to ever let a device be bright enough to cause discomfort, even if you're *technically* sacrificing some contrast by turning that max brightness down. It's made for looking at, so make it be a thing that you can always look at!
    For now, at least. I can see a case being made for an HDR compatible future where the brightest possible setting is supposed to be uncomfortably bright, to really let things pop when they're truly supposed to, but such a future will also have to see all software developers and graphics designers move away from pure white as a default background color.

  • Frag EightyFive
    Frag EightyFive 21 day ago +1

    Been running 'dark mode' for decades.... Is this what all the cool kids are doing now?
    Since at least XP, just create a custom theme. It did require tweaking because certain programs didn't like the color combos used. Nice to see more official and out of the box solutions out there today... even if it did take till 2019.

  • RLS0812
    RLS0812 21 day ago

    * puts on sunglasses inside *
    That was easy

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  • InfinitiCrafter
    InfinitiCrafter 21 day ago +1

    You don’t need a Dark mode !
    Because you have to sleep 😴!!!

  • thaurane
    thaurane 21 day ago

    I loved the fake wristwatch look. At this point they might as well skip the spring update because of how long it has been delayed. We have about 4 months until the spring update is normally released. I can't wait to see how much of a cluster it turns out to be.
    I do love the dark reader recommendation though. Installed it right away.

  • Joey N.
    Joey N. 21 day ago

    Dark mode plus night mode 👌🏼