Originally Posted by Zerophi
Ive had about 5 different people tell me that Android is very similar to Linux and it uses resources differently than window, the apps show up as running but it's in stand by( not slowing down the OS),
I'm not so sure this is true. Any linux app will still have space in memory if it's open. Perhaps there's a command, like "nice" on linux, that gives it a VERY low priority so it's almost frozen.
I'd be interested in more of this memory management, especially in the server segment.