Tag Archive: Backlighting

How to Turn Off Keyboard Backlighting Automatically from Inactivity on Mac

If you’d like the keyboard backlighting on a MacBook Pro or Air to turn itself off after the Mac laptop has been inactive for a determined amount of time, you can toggle a system setting to allow for that. This setting is aimed at specifically the keyboard backlighting, independent of what’s going on with the … Read More

How to Disable Keyboard Backlighting on MacBook Pro or Air

Keyboard backlighting is one of the best keyboard features on Mac laptops, illuminating the keyboard to help you see the keys better in low light situations. And let’s face it, it also just plain looks cool too. Most MacBook Pro, MacBook, and MacBook Air users like the keyboard backlighting feature, but there are some users … Read More

iPhone 6s may use smaller LED backlighting chips for thinner design

Apple could make its upcoming iPhone 6s handsets slimmer and lighter than ever by taking advantage of new smaller LED backlighting chips, according to a new report. The new chips have the same 3.0 x 0.85mm dimensions as those used in…Read more ›

Mac Setup: Dual Display MacBook Pro Retina with Custom LED Backlighting

It’s time for another featured Mac setup! Let’s visit the excellent Mac workstation of Paavan G., a student designer who has a great dual-display desk with some really fancy customizable lighting to add some flair. Let’s jump in and learn a bit more about this setup: What hardware is included in your workstation? The Mac … Read More

Mac Setups: Vloggers Minimalist iMac Desk with Multicolor LED Backlighting

This weeks featured setup is the minimalist desk configuration of photographer and vlogger Arttu K., who uses LED backlighting to achieve a really nice mood effect behind the iMac setup. Let’s learn a bit more! Tell us a bit about your Mac setup and why you chose it? I wanted a setup that would last … Read More

Redesigned Backlighting Could Be Behind iPad 5′s New Thinner, Lighter Design


Apple could introduce a redesigned backlighting system to the fifth-generation iPad to help make the device thinner and lighter, according to NDP DisplaySearch. The Cupertino company will have to make significant changes if it is to bring the iPad mini’s sleek and slim form factor to its bigger brother, and this is one of the areas in which it could reduce bulk.

“It’s likely that part of the thinner/lighter design will  [Read More…]

New Luvvitt Ultra-thin iPad Keyboard Comes With Fruity-Colored Backlighting And Lots of Juice [Exclusive]


When we spotted Luvvitt’s backlit Ultrathin iPad Mini keyboard cover last month at CES, Luvvitt CEO Eli Altaras told us we’d see a version for the iPad at some point. It’s just popped up on Luvvitt’s website, packing the same rainbow backlighting as the Mini version, in the same ultra-light profile. And it’s got a beefed-up battery to boot.

Altaras says Luvvitt’s Ultrathin Keyboard Cover is the thinnest and lightest out  [Read More…]