Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 8th Mar 2012 17:59 UTC, submitted by kragil
Windows Microsoft has disclosed just which limitations Windows Phone 'Tango' will have on low-end devices (256MB RAM). It's pretty hefty - most importantly, the ability to 'multitask' has been disabled. Aren't there more powerful unlimited Android phones out there? What's the point of all this?
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RE[4]: Grant the user experience
by tomcat on Fri 9th Mar 2012 03:13 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Grant the user experience"
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Windows 8 is going to terminate applications without any warning/ error message? Where did you read this?

Windows 8 does a couple things. First, it suspends background applications in order to conserve battery. And, second, it has the ability to have background applications save their state and terminate them; restarted apps will load their state and resume where they left off. This isn't a big deal.

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