Saturday, 26 January 2013

Samsung Adds Multi-Window Feature to Android

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Multi-tasking on Smart-phones, tablets and phablets is nothing new feature and almost all major Mobile OS utilizes them one way or another, Samsung now gone a step ahead and added multi-window support to there TouchWiz interface on Android tablets.


Multi Window allows you to easily complete multiple tasks on one screen. For example, you can take notes while watching a video, or search the web and check SMS messages simultaneously.Samsung is working on a Multi-Window interface for the Galaxy Note 10.1 and Samsung Galaxy Note 2 devices. The feature not found on any other tablet lets users run applications side-by-side with features similar to Window/Mac application frame (Title bar, maximize, close and drag functions). This super handy feature should be available on Samsung tablets soon but other android users need not worry as "Cornerstone" is a similar solution for other devices is also in works.

Three Different modes

Apps endowed with Samsung's multiwindow technology are usable in three viewing modes: full screen, dual view, and cascade view, as shown below:

1:  Full screen

Samsung multiwindow full screen view

2: Dual View

Samsung multiwindow Dual view

 3: Cascade View
 

Samsung multiwindow Cascade view

Current set of 18 multiwindow apps

Samsung set of 18 multiwindow apps

Android multiwindow apps demo

Android multiwindow apps demo

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