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Lyft gets picture-in-picture support on Android

Lyft has rolled out picture-in-picture (PiP( support to its Android app. This means that you can keep using your phone’s other apps and features while Lyft remains open as a floating notification on every page. This window will show you car and driver information with a time estimate. For now, Lyft is one of the few non-video apps to use PiP, including Google Maps. That said, Lyft’s PiP functionality is more limited than Google’s, as it does not provide any further information once tapped. According to a 9t05Google reader, Lyft PiP also doesn’t support tipping, instead prompting users to re-open the app itself. However, that might soon change, according to XDA Developers‘ Mishaal Rahman. Last week, Rahman tweeted that Google is loo...