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.
Recognized Developer Applications Closed Until Early 2013
We are closing the RD applications to wrap up everything up before the new year starts. As of this moment you won’t be able to apply, but we will reopen somewhere in early January.
As you might recall, we’ve made tremendous improvements to the Recognized Developer program a few months ago to increase our efficiency in processing applications. If you have any ideas or perhaps complaints (hope not!) you are welcome to PM the Developer Committee account.
If you haven’t received a response by the end of the year (especially if you have been waiting for more than a month), please PM the Developer Committee account. The program was designed by one of the DC members, but suffered from a bug in earlier stages where members didn’t receive the final outcome of the review. Those problems are all fixed now, but we have no easy way of knowing who we haven’t PMed.
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Many of you probably dual-boot your personal computers, be it to run Linux alongside Windows or because you have a Mac and hate OS X. On a computer platform, the process can be a life-saver for a variety of reasons, particularly software compatibility/integration. It’s not rare to see computer programmers with Linux partitions or Mac gamers that use bootcamp for their videogames. On computers, the process has gotten relatively simpler over time, with Microsoft and Apple typically supporting the notion....
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