Tag Archives: Multitasking

Google Introduces New Compose Window In Gmail

One problem I’ve always had with Gmail is that I have to leave the compose screen when I take a look at other emails. Gmail’s interface is a bit archaic in some ways, and this is one of them. Despite not liking Yahoo Mail, their tab-based system works a lot better. Google seems to understand that, so they’ve redesigned the compose interface. Instead… Read more

T-Mobile HTC One S Gets Update To Sense 4.1

This is a good day for T-Mobile HTC One S owners. They’re getting an update, and it’s a big one. It doesn’t change the Android version significantly (from Android 4.0.3 to 4.0.4, still Ice Cream Sandwich), but it does change the version of HTC’s skin, up to Sense 4.1. Not only will it have a ton of bugfixes (and WiFi and Bluetooth fixes, if you’ve been… Read more

How To: Fix Multitasking On The HTC EVO 4G LTE

What HTC has done to Android multitasking with Sense 4.x has been a big controversy. Some people don’t mind it, and some people (like me) despise it. Every app you use closing after 5 seconds of being in the background is a bit ridiculous: answering a text kills off the previously used app, meaning you lose progress in your paused YouTube video or any… Read more

International HTC One X Update: Android 4.0.4, Camera Enhancements, Multitasking Button Settings

HTC has finally fixed something I have considered to be the failing point of their One series of phones, though the fix has only rolled out to two phones. After the AT&T One X got an update, the international model is getting the same one. Along with a new but minor version of Android and some camera improvements, the multitasking button is getting a… Read more

MKB Reviews: Swipepad

Swipepad is a must-have multitasking assistant. A free application found in the ‘Productivity’ section of the Android market, Swipepad is sure to change the way you use your device, whether it’s a tablet or a phone or anything else powered by Android. From anywhere, in any application you can swipe across your device’s screen quickly to bring up an array… Read more