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Is Apple's new dark mode worth the hype?

At Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference in June 2019, it announced its latest operating system will feature the coveted "dark mode," where users can choose dark color schemes rather than typical white, bright backgrounds. Dark mode is not new to Android users, and some Apple fans can't wait for their iPhones to bring their eyes certain relief through dark mode. But some critics say dark mode isn't worth the hype—it's just a dark screen after all. What do you think?

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At Apple's annual developers conference in June 2019, CEO Tim Cook introduced iOS13, Apple's latest operating system. Among many iPhone software updates was one, highly anticipated feature: dark mode. CNET's Ry Crist explains the design behind dark mode on iPhones: 

Enable it, and your phone will replace the light-colored interfaces in native Apple apps like Maps, Mail and Messages with a much darker design.

Fans of dark mode love its sleek, easy-on-the-eyes layout.

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Dark mode is more than a user-interface switch up; it offers a host of health benefits. The light-on-dark color scheme improves text readability, reduces eye fatigue, provides better contrast and more. When you're using your phone at night, dark mode will offer welcome relief to your eyes. 

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Plus, it just looks cool: 

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But some critics point out that despite Apple's dramatic release, there's no need to hype up dark mode for more than what it is: a dark screen. 

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Others point out that despite the clean, fresh look of dark mode, most people who have the option don't even bother to use it. 

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And others make the case that dark mode is not new to smart phones; Apple is behind the times. 

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Is Apple's new dark mode worth the hype?
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