Samsung patents Apps Edge, a potential software section for your edgy handset
for use in organizing and allowing quick access to frequently used applications,” which goes to show that it is a shortcut system of sorts, that will be placed on the active side screen of the phone. Now, it might be something more complicated than shortcuts, which you can now add as well, as well as have active tasks preview and other goodies.Apps Edge is apparently “
With Apps Edge, Samsung might be planning to open the floodgates for third-party developers, who have the APIs now, but are not very active in churning out side app previews and/or basic widgets. If there is a dedicated section with apps for the edgy models, the current state of affairs might change significantly, and that's what Samsung could be aiming at with this patent filing.