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Screenshots seemingly confirm iOS 10 dark mode

Apple unveiled a host of new features for the upcoming iOS 10 at WWDC 2016, but one suspected update that wasn’t mentioned was Dark Mode.

The feature, which has been available on the Mac operating system since Yosemite, turns menus and backgrounds, you guessed it, dark.

And now, users trying the new iOS 10 developer preview have posted screengrabs appearing to show Dark Mode working in the new OS.

Developer Andrew Wilk tweeted the following screenshots of Dark Mode in action:

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After which, Mac Aficionados, which claims to have seen the feature working in iBooks, Safari, Alarm, and iTunes, responded with its own shots:


Elsewhere we had further visual evidence from another user:


Apple is yet to confirm that Dark Mode will appear in the upcoming iOS update, but the company did use WWDC to announce the feature for its tvOS.

iOS 10 will come with several other upgrades, including third-party app integration with Siri, new features for Messages, and an improved Photos app.

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