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Google adds seven more Android apps to Chrome OS

Continuing its rather slow-paced expansion, Google has announced the addition of seven existing Android apps to the Chrome OS's supported roster. These Android apps, with very little to no change in their source code, will be able to run on any Chrome OS device, making it accessible from any device you might have at hand. Provided, of course, it's a Google device.

New Yonomi app announced at DEMO Fall 2014

At the DEMO fall 2014 conference, Yonomi announced a free mobile app that allows incompatible gadgets to interact with one another. The mobile app allows devices to react to you and to one another as needed to make everyday life at home more convenient. Simply put, the app allows a well-connected home even if devices are not compatible.

The Hunt app: for the fashion-impaired and fashion-searching

Whether you're a fashion addict who keeps scouring the interwebs for stuff that you need to buy or want to buy someday, or you're a fashion-impaired person who constantly needs advice from more fashion-forward people, this app will surely be of use to you. The Hunt is now finally on Android and lets you become part of a community who lives and breathes fashion, either digitally or even off-line.

Nexus 6 has hidden 3 color LED light but not for notifications

If you're one of the brand new owners of the Nexus 6, chances are, you probably have been experimenting with its various features and apps. One such kind of user discovered a "secret" hidden feature, which is a 3-color LED light (red, blue, green) located at the back of the speakers. But why is it hidden and not made a default feature for the smartphone? And why can't you use it to separate your notifications by colors?

MX Player updated to support Android 5.0

Fans of the MX Player video playing app that have devices on Android 5.0 can now download a new and updated version of MX Player that works with your OS. The updated version of the app landed on November 21 and brought with it some other new features in addition to support for Android 5.0.

Motorola updates Camera and Gallery apps with Material Design

Motorola is one of the first OEMs to release their proprietary apps into the Google Play Store for better access for users and it also makes it easier for them to update the apps. Two of those apps are the Motorola Camera and Motorola Gallery, and now they are getting Material Design updates, as Android Lollipop continues to make its way slowly to devices.

App brings back Double Tap to Wake on rooted Nexus 6

The “double tap to wake” feature – which I first experienced on an LG phone – was truly a game changer for me, and probably for a whole multitude of Android users out there. That’s why we were kinda happy to see it on the initial review units of the Nexus 6. Strangely, the feature was nixed when the Nexus 9 was launched for the market. Here’s a probable fix.