Overlays for Android can float any of your widgets on top of running apps
0. phoneArena 09 Apr 2013, 07:53 posted on
The implications are huge, as you can not only dock a calculator handy while working on a spreadsheet, or browse for something while in an app, as the somewhat limited floating app suites so far, but actually have all the widgets you currently employ and love on your homescreens, pinned to the front of the display, while you are doing something else underneath...
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4. Dj21o (Posts: 437; Member since: 19 May 2011)
Maybe you should get rid of your HTC Hero then.
3. sprucex (unregistered)
Awesome! Now we're see real innovation in helpful, productive ways from Android developers, good job!
I find this to be a significant achievement and intergrated, native support will turn our mobile devices into engines of productivity and creation.
5. bayusuputra (Posts: 957; Member since: 12 Feb 2012)
Ok, maybe I'll try this. Sounds awesome! I always wanted to be able to overlay my PowerAMP widgets.
6. BattleBrat (Posts: 1218; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)
A Floating Widget rip off.... Cant beat the original baby;https://play.google.com/store/
apps/details?id=com.milone.flo atwidget&feature=search_result #?t=W251bGwsMSwyLDEsImNvbS5taW xvbmUuZmxvYXR3aWRnZXQiXQ..