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Apple iPad To Have Split-Screen Multitasking In iOS 8?


Apple iPad To Have Split-Screen Multitasking In iOS 8?

News James Peckham sixteen:01, thirteen Might 2014

Cut up-display multitasking has been requested for years and it seems prefer it may lastly occur in iOS eight

It seems like Apple is about to take a leaf out of Microsoft’s e-book and take the thought of cut up-window multitasking on its slates. Hearsay is Apple will introduce the function into it’s iOS 8 operating system which is considered due for an announcement later this yr.

Sources told 9to5mac the brand new replace lets customers run two iPad apps consecutively aspect-by-aspect. It’s not but positive should you’ll be capable of transfer the home windows so you'll be able to have it at, say, a 25%-seventy five% cut up, or if it is going to solely work half and half.

Microsoft’s Floor pill launched the power to “snap” home windows collectively so you'll be able to multitask. Some Samsung Galaxy units on Android even have the Multiscreen function which works similarly.

The sources additionally revealed each apps will run subsequent to one another and can permit interplay. This manner you’ll have the ability to drag textual content and pictures from totally different purposes into the appliance on the opposite aspect.

We all know it's undoubtedly coming to the 9.7-inch model of the iPad however it may be coming to the iPad Mini, it’s presently unsure. What we do know is it gained’t work in portrait mode, the pill should keep in panorama mode.

The information of Apple taking Microsoft’s multi-tasking function comes after Microsoft launched an advert criticising the corporate for not arising with an alternate. You'll be able to watch the complete advert under for Microsoft’s Floor 2 vs. iPad Air.


We all know iOS eight will result in Apple’s Healthbook purposes, a redesign for Apple Maps and a few model new options for the TouchID know-how. For a full rundown of what we all know to date head over here.


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