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Drawing inspiration from Facebook’s chat heads feature, Paranoid Android developers have completely overhauled Android’s notification and multitasking system with support for always-visible notifications which let you quickly open and close an app without minimizing the app you were using.

The Paranoid Android team started showing off the software a week ago, and now there are builds of the custom version of Android available for a few phones and tablets, with support for additional devices in the works.

Paranoid Android Halo

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2 replies on “Lilbits (5-06-2013): Paranoid Android launches Halo”

  1. I hate Halo (and Facebook chat heads) to be honest. They’re *terrible* on phones with limited resources (single core, especially) and I don’t see what isn’t elegant about traditional notification systems.

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