Lilbits: dark mode arrives on Chrome OS, Amazon buys iRobot (Roomba maker), DuckDuckGo browser now blocks Microsoft trackers

Google has added support for light and dark themes to Chrome OS. The operating system is a little behind the party, with rival platforms supporting system-wide dark mode for years. But better late than never.

Chrome OS 104 with dark theme enabled (via 9to5Google)

In other web tech news, GitLab reversed its decision to remove older, inactive user projects from its free tier, DuckDuckGo says starting this week its web browser and browser extensions will block everything third-party trackers by default (previously there was an exception for Microsoft due to a partnership agreement), Amazon acquired the company that makes Roomba-branded robotic vacuum cleaners, and you can now use Nintendo Joy-Con controllers to play Steam games on a PC… if you are using the latest beta version of the Steam client.

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