Apple's new Reminders app dark theme leaks out before the iOS 13 keynote

Apple's new Reminders app dark theme leaks out before the iOS 13 keynote
Google slowly introduced us to the systemwide dark mode in Android Q by painting its own apps in morbid colors on a piecemeal basis. It brushed over the Phone app, Contacts, Calendar, Keep notes, you name it.

Apple, however, will be going all out with the iOS 13 dark mode, it seems, theming the launcher, toggles and system settings, as well as its stock apps. While we already rendered what dark mode would look like on iOS, based on some leaked info, we now have a real preview of one Apple default app's dark theme. 

What you see here is the Reminder app, and it has been corroborated from two different sources - Ben Geskin and 9to5 Mac - to be the real deal.

The difference with the current rendering of the Reminder app is pretty striking, yet in sync with the dark theming that has been sweeping the industry lately, and now Apple is following suit with its own take on the matter. Gawk at what's about to be unveiled just a few short hours from now. 

Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2019 takes place June 3-7 in San Jose, and starts with a keynote later this morning at 10 AM Pacific Time where a bunch of new software updates - iOS 13, watchOS 6 and tvOS 13 - are to be introduced.

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9 Comments

1. blingblingthing

Posts: 956; Member since: Oct 23, 2012

It's good to see Apple copying Android quicker than ever. Just to copy night sight and bring split screen to iPhones.

2. Well-Manicured-Man

Posts: 682; Member since: Jun 16, 2015

You are funny. iOS had split screen and picture in picture before native Android. Apart from that: How can offering a dark mode be copying a feature? Dark modes exist since decades for desktop computers.

4. Valdomero

Posts: 674; Member since: Nov 13, 2012

You mean iOS split screen for iPads only, iPhones don't have that feature.

6. darkkjedii

Posts: 31024; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

iPad directly copied split screen from the Note line, with iOS 9. iOS for iPhone still doesn’t have it.

7. YeahYeah

Posts: 250; Member since: Mar 16, 2016

All copied from Samsung...

8. oldskool50

Posts: 1506; Member since: Mar 29, 2019

iOS does not have split-screen. You cannot have 2 different apps on the same screen at the same time. Split-view, like in email where u see message header on one side and the message on the other, is not the same thing and the terms are not interchangable. As far as picture in picture, Samsung had the feature first. Yes it was note natively supported on Android first, but it still was on an Android phone regardless of how it was done. As far as dark mode. So what it was on PC's long before. Apple just now did it too then Stop it bruh, what you doing is completely dumb. Apple is years late and you know it.

9. iloveapps

Posts: 855; Member since: Mar 21, 2019

Apple is behind but ahead in profit. Samsung is ahead in features but they had a disappointing profit every quarterly.

3. saniubah

Posts: 2; Member since: Sep 09, 2014

It look good

5. AbhiD

Posts: 789; Member since: Apr 06, 2012

Much better than half hearted Gray looking Dark Mode attempt by GOOGLE

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