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.
Official Android 4.1.2 for the International Galaxy S III Brings Multi-Window and More
We brought you news of the international Samsung Galaxy S3 getting a leaked update to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, and it wasn’t long before Samsung began the official Android 4.1.1 roll out to what is undoubtedly among the most successful smartphones of the year. Today, Samsung has released the latest official 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update for the device. It brings several new features, most notably one which we’ve already seen on the Galaxy Note II.
Sammobile obtained the update, and XDA Recognized Developer Faryaab shared the news with us. Faryaab also updated his stock firmware thread with a download link for the latest release.
- Android 4.1.2 JZO54K
- Multi-View (Multi-windows multitasking as in Galaxy Note II)
- Customizable notification panel
- Brightness slider in notification panel can now be disabled
- Smart Rotation (The screen orientation automatically adjusts to the orientation of your eyes)
- Continuous Input in Samsung Keyboard (Similar to Swype and the latest official Android 4.2 keyboard)
- New Gallery app (Same as in Note II)
- Page Buddy
- Paper Artist app
- Group Cast app
You can download the ROM in Odin-flashable format from the stock firmwares thread. Flashing is done through Odin as usual. If you’re not familiar with the program, don’t worry. The thread has a quick guide for that process as well.
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