When common desktop-PC users first approach the Android OS, they need to perform an important open-mindedness exercise which will be surely harder for those who are long time PC users: get used at the idea that you don’t have to close apps.

Please note: there’s also a short version of this article, that avoids theoretical and historical considerations.

Paradigm shift

This is a paradigm shift in the way our infodomestics work. Once upon a time, as those who used DOS know, it was impossible to have more than a program “open”, or better running, at once. It was the single-tasking era, with its command More >