Google introduced a revamped Recents interface with Lollipop in the hopes of making it easier for users to jump between tasks. But is Recents the best method of switching tasks? Let us know if you actually use the Recents button as a task switcher and why.
Happy Holidays from XDA Developer TV
The year 2013 is coming to an end, and it’s been quite feature packed! We’ve reviewed a lot of hardware—some great and some not so great—everything from the Nvidia Shield to the HTC One and Oppo N1, and even a set of Mark 2 Google Glass. We’ve taught you everything you need to know about Tasker and phone automation. We’ve helped you get a job, we’ve reviewed apps and we’ve reported the news.
This year of XDA Developer TV would have been without purpose if it weren’t for you, our wonderful viewers. So ‘tis the season and we would like to wish you a Merry Christmas, Happy Holiday, Happy Festivus or just Happy Wednesday. In the spirit of Android and Christmas, XDA Developer TV Producer Jordan shows off some Android ornaments he picked up for Dead Zebra.
Be sure to check out other great XDA Developer TV Videos
- Device Review: Google Glass XE 2.0
- Nexus Q Receives Unofficial KitKat Port, Hiding Root Access from Apps with Xposed Module – XDA Developer TV
- Moto G Updated to Android 4.4.2, Windows Phone 8.1 Has “Cortana” Assistant, Google Glass Gets Wink Pics – XDA Developer TV
- Android App Review: Redirect Your Files! – XDA Developer TV
- XDA Xposed Tuesday: App Ops – XDA Developer TV
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