By Sean Captain
|Credit: Sean Captain|
Even before the iPhone, one thing's been clear: mobile devices have a single thing on the screen at a time.
You can toggle between apps, or see a popup list of running apps. But you can look at only one program. For many people, that's a feature, not a bug. The tablet may be the one place in their lives that isn't cluttered.
Apple even added a full-screen mode for programs on Macs in the OS X Lion and Mountain Lion operating systems. Microsoft is also headed that way. The native apps in its upcoming Windows 8 OS default to full-screen on both tablets and PCs.
Samsung blew that away today (Aug. 15) when it debuted its new Galaxy Note 10.1, which goes on sale nationwide tomorrow, starting at $499. While the abilities to write, sketch and point-click with the pen are the first features that people may notice, the ability to show multiple programs could be the most radical. Read MORE....