How to make Twitter appear in dark mode to reduce battery strain on your computer or mobile device

Estelle Sidler



a computer generated image of a keyboard: Twitter technically has several different dark modes across its mobile app and desktop site. NurPhoto/Getty Images


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Twitter technically has several different dark modes across its mobile app and desktop site. NurPhoto/Getty Images

  • You can make Twitter appear in dark mode to set a dark background with white text, save your battery, and possibly reduce eye strain.
  • You can find dark mode in the Settings and Privacy menu on the desktop site and mobile app.
  • Twitter allows you to choose between “Dim,” which sets the background to a dark blue, or “Lights Out,” a true black background.
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There are a few reasons to like the dark mode function on apps, desktop sites, mobile devices, and your computer. Not only does it have the potential to reduce eye strain and potentially help you sleep better (though the science isn’t definitive on that front), it can help extend the battery life of your mobile device

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Top 11 Benefits of a VPN Every Internet User Should Know

Estelle Sidler

In the present scenario where everyone is running in the race to become tech-savvy, two things that worry them are security issues and privacy. Security and privacy both have posed a great threat in their minds. These issues are of major concern that has stopped them from adopting modern technology and have caused a problem to survive in this virtual world, which demands smart and tech-savvy citizens. But, VPN has solved their problem and has become more widely used technology in the modern world, which is helpful for both business and private concerns. There are numerous benefits of a VPN to a business or individual.

Now you might be thinking of what a VPN is. Let’s first understand the answer to your question, what a VPN is.

What is a VPN?

VPN - Virtual private network

A VPN (Virtual Private Network) is a network through which a person can get secure access to a public

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Solar-Powered Sunglasses, Bio-Based Skis, and More

Estelle Sidler

For our Style & Design 2020 awards, we highlighted the best-designed products that solve problems with game-changing advances and solutions so elegant they have a style all their own. These 24 items will improve your performance everywhere from the mountains to the kitchen—and look great doing it.





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The Coolest Pieces of Gear We Tested This Week

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Style & Design 2020: Sleek New Cars, Gear, and Gadgets

The Bronco’s Mighty Comeback

Upon its launch in 1966, the Ford Bronco—then called an “All-Purpose Vehicle”—promised an affordable way to head into the Great American Wilderness, pavement be damned. And it delivered, until its demise 30 years later (two years after that famed O.J. chase). In the two

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Maryland Gov. Hogan to give update on multistate compact to buy rapid coronavirus tests

Estelle Sidler

Gov. Larry Hogan plans to give an update Thursday on a plan to buy rapid coronavirus tests in cooperation with nine other states.



Larry Hogan wearing a suit and tie: Republican Gov. Larry Hogan gives an update on a plan to buy rapid coronavirus tests in cooperation with other states, Hogan is shown in an Aug. 27, 2020, photo taken at a news conference at the State House in Annapolis.


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Republican Gov. Larry Hogan gives an update on a plan to buy rapid coronavirus tests in cooperation with other states, Hogan is shown in an Aug. 27, 2020, photo taken at a news conference at the State House in Annapolis.

Hogan will travel to northern Baltimore County to visit the Sparks location of Becton, Dickinson and Co., a global medical technology firm that is one of the companies the states were negotiating with for the so-called antigen tests.

Hogan will be joined by Dr. Rajiv J. Shah, president of the Rockefeller Foundation, which is also part of the purchasing compact. The nonprofit organization has pushed for faster, cheaper tests to be made widely available, and pledged to spend $50 million

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