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  1. pizzalover101

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    I have a kindle fire and use it mostly for school and home use. I was watching a commercial for the samsung galaxy tab 10.1 and they advertised a multiscreen app where users could have Internet and a document open at the same time. Is there an app similar to this idea on the amazon market or an apk file?
     

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    Its not an app AFAIK. Its an actual firmware level forcing of the app to use only half the screen. Which basically means its a Samsung TouchWiz thing and cannot be done using just an app but a whole new ROM. I could be mistaken, but I think not, since an app able to do that is basically doing things which I don't think Android allows at the app level: tinkering with the workings of other apps. The multi-window viewing can only also be done on stock Samsung apps.
     
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    Sounds like the commercial you watched was for the recently released
    Galaxy Note 10.1.
    I saw a video for this new tablet and it showed just what you're describing.
    From what I saw in that video, the Note 10.1 looks to be VERYcool.
     
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    That is exactly my understanding.

    Which limits this feature's usefulness enormously of course.
     
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    Yeah, but since it was found that this can be done, I don't doubt that in the future it can be made to work for all apps. Otherwise Windows 8 tablets is gonna make a killing from power users who needs tablets as laptop replacements, not simply media consumption devices.
     
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    Wonder full apps. Now a days this apps are found max mobiles like Samsung,Lg and Nokia etc.
     
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    Thank you! I wasn't sure, and I do hope in the future that this is a reality.
     
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    At that point, combined with a 512GB SSD (Samsung is producing 128GB SSDs as we speak!), an 8 core CPU/GPU, and a 12" screen I will possibly make the switch and have it replace my MacBook Pro.
     

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