Samsung brings beta app for forwarding tasks to other devices




Samsung has released a beta version of Flow, an Android app that allows users of some Samsung devices certain tasks can transfer to other flow-enabled devices. The postponement of certain tasks and syncing of notifications is possible.

Flow, already by Samsung in November displayed , according to Samsung makes it possible for a specific task, such as viewing a spreadsheet file on the relatively small screen of an Android smartphone, sending to another compatible device. It could be re-opened a spreadsheet file via Flow on a tablet so that it is easier to work on the larger screen. A video can be paused on a tablet to watch them further on a smartphone or television, and some apps may notifications visible on other devices. This flow partly resembles Apple Continuity, a partnership between iOS and OS X.

Forwarding only works on devices that Flow is installed, where the functionality is used partly the share button on Android. Apps which a separate Flow button is placed, currently only in some Samsung applications, get more features, such as a deferral option that content at a later time can be viewed, either on another device.

Currently the beta version for the Galaxy S5, S6 and S6 Edge, Alpha Galaxy, Note 4 Note Edge and the Galaxy Tab S. Samsung says it will add more mobile devices in the near future. However, those minimal support Bluetooth low energy, because Samsung uses this technology for wireless connections that explains Flow.


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