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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.

Android Community Weekly Digest: Nov. 23, 2014

Things are starting to settle down on the Lollipop front as some devices start receiving their just desserts. That means that now is a time for change and, sometimes, change doesn't go as smoothly as planned and bumps in the road can make the journey a wee bit uncomfortable. Plus some hidden surprises along the way, with Nokia making a surprising comeback and Huawei giving in to users' demand. This is your latest edition of Android Community's Weekly Digest, covering the period from November 17 to November 23, 2014.

Google search app for Android TV arrives at Play Store

Because Google would really like you to use their search app – or maybe because of a totally unrelated and unspecified reason which we will probably never know – the mothership has chosen not to bundle a search function with Android TV’s interface. That function belongs to a separate Google app that is now up for downloading via the Google Play Store – even if most of us don’t have an Android TV device yet.

Office Mobile update: support for Dropbox, OneDrive sharing

Mcrosoft has been very generous of late, giving mobile users of their Office Mobile suite of apps more features to enjoy as they navigate Word, Excel and Powerpoint on their smartphones and tablets. The latest update for the apps now brings easier sharing options for OneDrive, their cloud storage service, as well as support for Dropbox, probably the cloud service of choice for a lot of people right now.

Endomondo Android app adds Pebble support

Endomondo has been tracking people fitness and health data since 2007 and it still continues to bring a better experience to the users every time the app is updated. The latest update has finally brought Pebble support to Android as we mentioned last July. A few months ago too, Endomondo added support for the Samsung Gear Fit and Gear 2 and that seemed to be a success that the company also added support for Android Wear and the Samsung Gear S.