Linked by the_randymon on Tue 29th Jan 2013 01:23 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless "Samsung's recent Android 4.1.2 upgrade for the Galaxy Note 10.1 adds power and flexibility to the company's unique offering of Android multiwindowing features. With this update, the Galaxy Note 10.1 can run up to 16 multiwindow-enabled Android apps at once, Windows/Mac-like, on a single screen. Apps endowed with Samsung's multiwindow technology are usable in three viewing modes: full screen, dual view, and cascade view." There are already some complaining this represents a dangerous fork of Android. I thinks it's a step in the right direction.
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Why?
by sb56637 on Tue 29th Jan 2013 04:10 UTC
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I don't get it. Why would I want to see multiple apps running at once on such a relatively small screen? What I would rather see is a way to keep ANY app running in the background without it specifically being coded to do so. And, here's the kicker... I want to be able to close it! Without killing it with the back button. No matter what they say, I still think I'm smarter than Android is when it comes to managing my device's memory. I'm organized enough to remember and to choose which apps will keep running and which will be closed.

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