Mango Multi-Task Toggler in the Works

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Windows Phone 7.5 Mango features new multi-tasking and fast-app switching that will help you quickly switch between recent applications as well as allow certain things to keep running in the background. While there is a spot in the settings for you to selectively choose which apps can run in the background, these new features could still affect your battery life. XDA-Developers user “GoodDayToDie” has decided to make a home-brew Mango app that toggles the multitasking features on and off. It should work on most LG, Samsung, and HTC Windows Phone 7 devices as long as they are developer unlocked and configured for Mango homebrew. You’ll need it to be delevoper unlocked anyway so that you can sideload the app that’s downloadable from the original XDA-Developers thread. The app also features a live tile for instant enabling or disabling of multitask features.

Source: XDA-Developers

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Adam has had interests in combining technology with art since his first use of a Koala pad on an Apple computer. He currently has a day job as a graphic designer, photographer, systems administrator and web developer at a small design firm in Westchester, NY. His love of technology extends to software development companies who have often implemented his ideas for usability and feature enhancements. Mobile computing has become a necessity for Adam since his first Uniden UniPro PC100 in 1998. He has been reviewing and writing about smartphones for Pocketnow.com since they first appeared on the market in 2002.Read more about Adam Lein!