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==Some usability guidelines for multitasking==
 
==Some usability guidelines for multitasking==

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Created: User:Rahulsingh1m (29 Jun 2009)
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Some usability guidelines for multitasking

  • Users can work with more than one application simultaneously.
  • An application can be left running and the user can select other applications from the application shell.
  • It's also possible to swap two running applications.
  • The number of different running applications should be limited only by the available memory in the device.
  • User cannot launch a new instance of any application before terminating the existing one first. Selecting a running application from the application shell will simply revert to the existing one.
Multitasking demo


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