How can we improve the Windows dev platform?

Add Overlay UI like Android

The new Notification access is awesome but is it possible to add Overlay UI and " Services " ( you will find it under accessibility settings in Android) to RS2. It will make UWP more powerful like win32 and also let dev make some powerful and useful apps like " Universal Copy " and 'Native Clipboard" . I am adding some screenshots too. You can install those Android apps yourself. Screenshot_2016-06-12-11-02-35.png http://i.imgur.com/bpHQXue.png
Screenshot_2016-06-12-11-02-14.png http://i.imgur.com/mJBcme2.png
Screenshot_2016-06-12-11-01-36.png http://i.imgur.com/dTfqzrO.png
Screenshot_2016-06-12-10-59-52.png http://i.imgur.com/SEmJSNe.png
Screenshot_2016-06-11-22-22-47.png http://i.imgur.com/WzD5NUW.png
Screenshot_2016-06-11-22-22-41.png http://i.imgur.com/oin3msr.png
Screenshot_2016-06-11-22-22-21.png http://i.imgur.com/YCyUP59.png
Screenshot_2016-06-11-22-22-14.png http://i.imgur.com/77WIVRf.png
Screenshot_2016-06-11-22-21-26.png http://i.imgur.com/vV9Ct3N.png
I really want the Universal Apps to grow more powerful. I hope you guys consider about these APIs. Specially the Overlay/Float UI

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  • Rolf van Kuijen commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Rather would have the platform itself be improved as most of those android services try to fill holes in android, but worse they also open dozen more in the end. (most of those have security leaks).
    The overlay UI has always been a thing that annoyed me and isn't really used a lot, in fact most the use has been declining over time.
    Should either be allowed in the future then Microsoft should demand some full test coverage in areas of security and privacy.

    Android has some good features but there is also a lot that is just clutter.

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