Google Android Split Screen Feature Could Be Their Next Big Thing

Tech blog Android Police has pointed that a new split screen feature is possibly on its way with Google Android devices. Sources at Android Police claim to have viewed a demonstration of this Google Android split screen mode on a 4:3 Android tablet, though it seems that this feature could work on any of the Android devices.

Split View Screen
A Split View Tablet Screen

Google has experimented with this feature in the recent past though it has not been confirmed as to when this feature would be incorporated in Android phones. It is ironical though that while this feature might be new for Android phones, the same had been implemented by Samsung on its Galaxy phones since 2012. LG has also come up with a feature known as QSlide through which multiple apps could be opened in separate windows.

In the upcoming split screen feature of Google, two apps could be opened simultaneously. Items as photos or snippets of text could also be dragged between windows. Video enabled search could also be launched by using the OK Google service.

Interestingly, Google was also working on a program named as Android Silver until some time ago but the same was put on hold for unknown reasons.… Read the rest

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