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iPhone OS 4-Like Multitask Manager for Android
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This app is a Task Manager/Swicther look & feel a video from iphone 4.0..
Press long on find button to opened it
Press long on app’s icon to kill it
Press Menu to:
-check preferred applications
-check ingnored applications
Min SDK: 1.5
You can find more information in the application thread.
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