Apple Has Developed A “Full-on Solution” To Multitasking In iPhone OS 4.0

News | Thursday March 11 2010 1:46 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , ,

People with a proven track record in predicting Apple 's technological advances tell AppleInsider that the Cupertino-based company has developed a “full-on solution” to multitasking on the iPhone OS but offered no specifics on how the technology would optimize resource conservation and battery life — two of the most critical issues surrounding the matter, alongside security.
From a user-facing perspective, Apple plans to deliver a multi-tasking manager that leverages interface technology already bundled with its Mac OS X operating system, according to those same people. It was requested that specifics be withheld at this time, as the iPhone Software 4.0 remains under development and reportedly has a quite 'way to go' before it's ready for prime time.
Apple is expected to release iPhone OS 4.0 in June when it also expected to release the
.
Until now, Apple ’s argument for not allowing multitasking is that it would drain the battery of the iPhone quite quickly and had introduced
as a workaround. But push notifications doesn’t meet the requirements for iPhone apps like Internet radio based iPhone apps like Pandora that should ideally be able to run in the background.
It will be interesting to see how Apple implements the solution when they eventually allow third party iPhone apps to run in the background. They took a long time to implement the copy and paste feature, however we have seen that the solution that they finally implemented was perfect for iPhone ’s touch screen interface.
that would help the users to make a better judgment on how to use their phone.
, let’s hope Apple does not let us down this time.
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