πŸ•Ή Hidden Easter egg game in Turn Off the Lights Browser extension

Did you found the hidden easter egg game? There is a secret Turn Off the Lights game hidden in the Options page.

On 15 December 2009, the first version of this extension was released for the Google Chrome web browser. And this year we celebrate the 10 years the Turn Off the Lights Browser extension. Therefore, there is a hidden easter egg game in the Turn Off the Lights v4.1 Browser extension and higher. Since the last major release, we added the search box. So you can easily find the setting you want to enable and that all to get you the best amazing web experience. But when you type the keyward “balloon” in the search box, you see that it load a mini-game in the Options page.

How do you play this easter game?

Turn Off the Lights Browser extension - Easter Egg Game
Turn Off the Lights Browser extension – Easter Egg Game

First, open the Turn Off the Lights Options page, and type in the search box the keyword “balloon”. You see it show and load the balloon mini-game. And with the arrow up key or mouse click on the canvas, you can move the balloon upwards, and when you don not press the arrow up key. The gravity brings the balloon slightly down.
The goal of this game is to move the party balloon between the two walls. And at each time you went through this wall, it will go faster and faster. Because for every 100 points you get a ping sound and that increase the speed of this track. Concentration is important as with one click too much, you can reach the wall or the ceiling. And then the game will stop and provide your current high score. Furthermore, you can share this score with your friends on your favorite social network.

Celebrate 10-year Turn Off the Lights birthday today with this game. And can you beat our high score game of 2714 points?

πŸ›Έ New Innovated user gesture feature to get Night Mode enabled

When we released the Turn Off the Lights Browser extension v4.1, there is also a new optional user gesture for the Night Mode feature. It is not alien technology, but a great way to activate the Night Mode, and that without showing the night switch on the current web page (bottom left of your screen).

Where can I enable this user gesture feature?

You can test this new feature in all modern web browsers (Google Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Safari, Yandex, and Microsoft Edge). Just make sure you have the latest web browser version installed, and follow the instruction steps here below:

  1. Install the latest Turn Off the Lights Browser extension
  2. Click right on the gray lamp button, and select the menu item Options
  3. The Options page show up, and select the tab Night Mode
  4. Here you see an optional checkbox to enable the long press on the current web page to activate the Night Mode feature

How to use this?

When you open a web page such as the Google News, and press and hold for a +/- 2 second on the current web page. It automatically and smoothly transits from the day theme to your own chosen night theme. If you want to restore the default theme of that website, you can press and hold again on this web page. Or just refresh the web page in your web browser.

Night Mode feature is a customizable night feature for your website, and everything can be set to your personal style. That for the background, text, and hyperlink color.

Night Mode enabled with the user gesture feature

If you like our new innovated technology feature, please do not forget to support our amazing work. Because we provide this browser extension as free and open-source software. A small contribution is welcome to maintain our service and work. And to continue providing you the best web experience.

πŸ”Ž Search, Search and Search in the Options page

There is a new big update available that is rolling now out to everyone. The Turn Off the Lights Browser extension v4.1 finally includes a search box in the Options page. So you can find easily your favorite feature, and enable it from the search result page. Here a brief overview of what is new in Turn Off the Lights Browser extension v4.1.

Search Box Options page

When you open the Options page, at the top of the web page you see a gray search box. You can type a name in search box, and it will search for that feature in the Options page. Then it show your personal search result page.
In addition, you can type with a capital letter or with low letters. Because the search isΒ upper case insensitive. And if you want to close the search result, click on the x icon in the search box.

Turn Off the Lights Search Box

You can also filter the search result, with the tabs on your left side. For example, if you want to see only the items of the “Advanced Options” tab. You can click on this tab, and it removes all the other features from the search page.

Bug fixes and Performance improvement

Furthermore, we improve the performance of the extension and solved the browser compatibility with the Firefox theme feature. And when you enable the Video Toolbar feature in the Options page, can see a toolbar when you move your mouse in the video player. And now when you click on the visualization effect, each player will show his own audio visualization effect.

If you have not installed the Turn Off the Lights Browser extension, you can get it on the official website. And click on the big blue download button. Do not forget we release this as free and open-source software. A small contribution is welcome to maintain our service and work.