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🎄 3 heartwarming Family Christmas Movies for this Holiday Season

‘Tis the season to gift yourself the joy of a delightful holiday experience! Imagine a splendid gift for the festivities – an evening of pure relaxation, indulging in a binge-watching session of heartwarming Family Christmas Movies.

Picture this: a bowl of popcorn cradled in one arm and a steaming cup of hot chocolate in the other. As December approaches, the anticipation of holiday festivities fills the air. Homes are adorned with festive lights, children excitedly finalize their Christmas wish lists, and a gentle winter chill envelops us. It is the opportune moment to nestle into a soft, fluffy blanket and savor the magic of our cherished holiday classics. Thanks to the convenience of our streaming services, creating these cozy moments has never been more accessible. Preview here the latest heartwarming Christmas Movies with the Turn Off the Lights browser extension helps you to get a cinematic experience.

Family Christmas Movies to Watch

Here are 3 great family Christmas movies you can watch this December. All these Family Christmas Movies are available on Apple TV+.

The Family Plan

The Family Plan (2023)

In a gripping tale of suspense and retribution, follow the journey of Dan, a once-elite government assassin, as he faces the shadows of his past. Fleeing from relentless enemies, Dan makes a daring move, loading his minivan with his wife, teen daughter, teen son, and 10-month-old baby. The wheels of destiny set in motion as they embark on an unexpected cross-country road trip to the dazzling city of Las Vegas.

Watch this action Comedy movie The Family Plan now on Apple TV+

The Velveteen Rabbit

The Velveteen Rabbit (2023)

In a heartwarming tale of holiday joy, 7-year-old William unwraps a new cherished toy during Christmas, setting the stage for a lifetime of friendship and enchantment. This transformative experience not only brings immense happiness to William but also opens the door to a captivating world of magic.

Watch this heartwarming movie The Velveteen Rabbit now on Apple TV+

Hannah Waddingham: Home For Christmas

Hannah Waddingham: Home For Christmas (2023)

The last Family Christmas Movies in our list is more about songs. Embrace the festive spirit with the award-winning star, Hannah Waddingham, as she takes center stage to celebrate her favorite time of the year in a mesmerizing holiday performance. In this exclusive event, Hannah enchants a live audience with timeless festive classics, creating an unforgettable experience filled with joy and merriment.

Watch this performance from Hannah Waddingham now on Apple TV+

Conclusion: Unwind, Enjoy, and Create Lasting Memories

As the holiday season unfolds, take the time to indulge in the simple pleasure of a cozy movie night. Whether you are sharing the experience with loved ones or relishing some alone time, the magic of festive films combined with the warmth of the season creates moments that linger in our hearts. So, set the stage for an unforgettable holiday season – unwind, enjoy, and create lasting memories with the perfect movie night.

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Stefan Van Damme

🎮 New Game Controller feature to control your YouTube videos with Turn Off the Lights Browser Extension MV3

In the ever-evolving landscape of browser extensions, Turn Off the Lights continues to stand out by introducing innovative features that redefine the way we interact with online content. One of the latest additions to its repertoire is the Game Controller, a feature that transforms your browsing experience into something akin to wielding a remote control for your TV.

Manifest V3, the latest version of the extension framework, serves as the backbone for this exciting new feature. The Game Controller, much like its television counterpart, empowers users to take command of their HTML5 video content across popular platforms such as YouTube, Vimeo, Dailymotion, and more.

The Game Controller feature isn’t exclusive to a single browser; it’s seamlessly integrated into the Turn Off the Lights Safari extension, Turn Off the Lights Firefox extension, and the Turn Off the Lights BETA Chrome extension. This widespread compatibility ensures that users can enjoy the enhanced video control capabilities regardless of their browser preference.

Game Controller Video

To witness the Game Controller in action, check out the demonstration in the YouTube video.

Game Controller on YouTube videos

The video showcases how this feature provides an immersive and dynamic way to interact with HTML5 videos on YouTube, highlighting its versatility and ease of use.

If you’re eager to try out this game-changing feature, simply download the Turn Off the Lights Manifest V3 extension on your preferred browser:

Available for Manifest V3 Browser Extension

The Turn Off the Lights Beta Chrome Extension, built on the robust Manifest V3 framework, is a technology to the extension’s commitment to performance, security, and privacy. The extension not only elevates your video-watching experience but also offers a plethora of features designed to provide the best possible web experience.

Game Controller tab in the Turn Off the Lights Options page
Game Controller tab in the Turn Off the Lights Options page

As a user, you have the opportunity to support the continuous improvement and maintenance of this free and Open-Source browser extension. If you find value in features like the innovative Game Controller, consider making a small donation. Your support plays a crucial role in enabling the Turn Off the Lights team to refine existing features and develop new ones, ensuring that users consistently enjoy cutting-edge enhancements.

In conclusion, the Turn Off the Lights Manifest V3 Game Controller opens up a new dimension in video control, offering users a convenient and enjoyable way to navigate HTML5 videos. With widespread browser compatibility and a commitment to excellence, Turn Off the Lights continues to prove why it’s a frontrunner in the realm of browser extensions. Download the extension today and elevate your online video experience to new heights.

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Stefan Van Damme

🎛️ Turn Off the Lights for Desktop Windows 11 Widget: Enhancing Your Visual Experience

In the ever-evolving world of technology, enhancing the user experience is paramount. With the arrival of Windows 11, we are thrilled to introduce exciting features for the Turn Off the Lights for Desktop application. This includes two new Turn Off the Lights for Desktop Windows 11 Widgets: the Color Palette and Screen Dimmer. In this article, we will delve into these useful transformative widgets and show you how to harness their power to enhance your Windows 11 experience.

Turn Off the Lights for Desktop on Windows 11
Turn Off the Lights for Desktop on Windows 11

What is Windows 11 Widget?

These are panels that can display useful information, such as the weather or the latest news, providing quick access to specific functions and enhancing the user experience. In the case of Turn Off the Lights for Desktop, we have made it easy for Windows 11 users to control the opacity and the dark layer color in real-time.

Color Palette Widget - Turn Off the Lights for Desktop Windows 11 Widget
Color Palette Widget

Color Palette

When you open the Widget Panel (usually identified by a weather icon located in the bottom left corner of your screen), it will display an overview of all your widgets and news. At the top, you can click on the + icon, which allows you to add a new widget. If you search for “Turn Off the Lights for Desktop”, you will find two widgets available.

The Color Palette feature is a game-changer for Windows 11 users. It provides a wide range of colors for you to choose from. With a single click on a color, it automatically updates the dark layer. With the Turn Off the Lights widget, you have the freedom to select from a spectrum of colors, ensuring that your Windows 11 interface reflects your unique style.

Screen Dimmer

Screen Dimmer Widget - Turn Off the Lights for Desktop Windows 11 Widget
Screen Dimmer Widget

Another remarkable feature of the Turn Off the Lights for Desktop Windows 11 widget is the Screen Dimmer opacity slider, which is also included in the Color Palette widget. This slider allows you to adjust the brightness of the dark layer with precision. You can click on a specific part in the slider, and on the right, you will see the opacity value represented as a percentage of the dark layer. Whether you prefer a bright and vibrant display or a more subdued, eye-friendly environment, this feature empowers you to achieve the perfect balance.

Furthermore, these widgets support both the light and dark appearances of your Windows 11, ensuring they seamlessly integrate with your chosen appearance mode.

Turn Off the Lights for Desktop Windows 11 Widget

Turn Off the Lights for Desktop Windows 11 Widget on the Widget panel
Turn Off the Lights for Desktop Windows 11 Widget on the Widget panel

Now that you are excited about the Turn Off the Lights widget let us guide you through the simple steps to download and install it on your Windows 11 system:

  1. Visit the Microsoft Store: Open the Microsoft Store on your Windows 11 device.
  2. Search for “Turn Off the Lights”: Or navigate directly to the product page “Turn Off the Lights for Desktop
  3. Click “Buy”: Once you have found the app, click the blue “24.99$” button to start the installation process.
  4. Read the welcome page: Follow the on-screen instructions to learn on how to get started.
  5. Enjoy the Widget: Once installed, launch the widget panel and add your widget.

If you already have Turn Off the Lights for Desktop, the major update is free for existing users.

Leveraging WinUI3 Technology

The Turn Off the Lights app harnesses the power of WinUI3 technology, Microsoft’s cutting-edge user interface framework. This technology ensures seamless performance, responsiveness, and an overall enhanced user experience. It is the backbone that makes the widget’s features come to life, providing you with a smooth and visually pleasing interaction with your Windows 11 desktop. And it harmonizes seamlessly with the Turn Off the Lights for Desktop.

The Settings window is now clear and aesthetically pleasing with the implementation of the Acrylic material design. Additionally, it includes a modern right-click menu that appears when you click on the lamp icon in your taskbar.

Turn Off the Lights for Desktop Settings window
Turn Off the Lights for Desktop Settings window
Focus mode on Microsoft Word
Focus mode on Microsoft Word


With the recent significant application update, Turn Off the Lights for Desktop has undergone a transformative overhaul, leveraging the power of WinUI 3 technology. This update marks a pivotal moment in enhancing your desktop experience, specifically in Windows 11.

The Turn Off the Lights for Desktop Windows 11 Widget, with its innovative Color Palette and Screen Dimmer opacity settings, revolutionizes your visual experience.

By downloading this major app update and taking advantage of the WinUI3 technology, you can personalize your Windows 11 interface like never before. Elevate your user experience and enjoy the freedom to create the perfect desktop ambiance with this remarkable addition to the Windows 11 ecosystem.

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Stefan Van Damme