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Is there a taskmgr equivalent for Windows Phone?

I am used to Windows' taskmgr and Android list if running app to check the state of running apps. But, I am desperate to see an integral equivalent in Windows Phone or an app to do such job. Is it ...
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Is there a task manager in Windows Phone 8.1?

In Android we have a way to view running tasks and RAM usage. Does Windows Phone have something similar? I think it is must for a smartphone.
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Is there a way to have an app-icon switcher like Android 2.x in Windows 8.1?

One thing a little annoying about Windows-phone is that the switcher shows a whole screen for every recent app. On Froyo phones, if you hold the home button you'd get a recent-apps-switcher that ...
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How does Windows Phone manage Fast Switching between apps?

How does the Windows Phone manage running apps and switching between those? What is the basis for restriction on the number of apps that can be switched?
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Does Multitasking in 7.5 Mango consume additional battery?

I have a Nokia Lumia 900 with Windows Phone 7.5. I know that keeping the back button pressed and holding it shows the multiple tasks open, and pressing the 'back' button repeatedly 'closes' these ...