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[2]: Grant the user experience
by dsmogor on Fri 9th Mar 2012 21:32 UTC in reply to "RE: Grant the user experience"
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This only works if the app properly handles that.
Android has the same API, but lots of app doesn't bother to support it. The result - you go back to an app to only realize your (saved game, document, web page, whatever) is gone, and be presented a launch screen.

Lots of apps had this problem in pre Mango. This will come back in Tango.

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