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New app switching and split-screen changes in Dev Preview 2 [Diving into Android N]

by: Kris CarlonApril 14, 2016
The first Developer Preview had funky new app switching and split-screen functionality but in the Android N Developer Preview 2 things have changed.

Processes and threads – Gary explains

by: Gary SimsApril 12, 2016
You are probably accustomed to the idea that your smartphone can run more than one app at a time. But the question is, how does Android manage to do it?

Why Android N freeform window mode isn’t worth the effort right now

by: Kris CarlonMarch 23, 2016
I enabled freeform window mode on the Android N preview to see what all the fuss was about, but it wasn't anywhere near as as cool as I had hoped.
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Android N code hints at “freeform windows” mode like Remix OS

by: Kris CarlonMarch 15, 2016
The Android N code has shown evidence of a freeform windows mode in a future update, bringing Remix OS-like functionality to stock Android.

Split-screen Multitasking and Picture-in-Picture [Diving into Android N]

by: Nirave GondhiaMarch 9, 2016
Google has released the new Android N developer preview but what does the latest OS bring? Here's the new multitasking features included in Android N!
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Paranoid Android 4.3 beta 1 brings Hover, and it looks very promising

by: Bogdan PetrovanApril 29, 2014
Now available in Paranoid Android 4.3 beta 1, Hover gives you a way to quickly interact with your notifications without leaving your current app.
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OmniROM aims to solve Android multi-window woes

by: Robert TriggsJanuary 21, 2014
OmniROM has stumbled across a solution to the Android multi-window problem from a rather unlikely source, WebOS. Could this be the multitasking feature that we've all been waiting for?
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Introducing Paranoid Android’s Halo 2.0

by: Robert TriggsAugust 19, 2013
Paranoid Android has released the first public preview of its updated Halo 2.0 multitasking feature, which now displays the full notification rather than just text.
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Portal app brings Paranoid Android’s Halo multitasking feature to everyone

by: Robert TriggsAugust 14, 2013
The new Portal beta app brings Paranoid Android style Halo multitasking to virtually every Android device, and it's now available for download from the Google Play Store.
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Rockchip Electronics shows off windowed multitasking for Android

by: Robert TriggsJuly 23, 2013
Rockchip has unveiled its new multi-window system functionality, which enables windowed use of apps for better multitasking on Android tablets.
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