Google has introduced its Lens feature to the web version of Google Photos. The news was first reported by 9to5Google on 11 April. Google…
Well that was quick. Less than a month after Google launched Gallery Go, its offline photo management app, it’s getting a dark mode.
— Google Photos (@googlephotos) August 14, 2019
The app, which debuted at the company’s Google for Nigeria roadshow in July, is an offline, lighter and less sophisticated version of Photos.
It’s likely the fastest we’ve ever seen Google slap a darkened interface on one of its apps. Indeed, some that’ve been around for ages — including Gmail, Google Play Music, and the Google app itself — all lack an eye-friendly mode.
That said, it’s not clear when Google will be updating said apps with a dark theme, or if the company really intends to at all.
Google notes the dark mode will be available “over the next few days”.
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