Tag Archive: Multitasking


YouTube adds iPad multitasking so you can get less done

This is either bad news for your workload or great news for your procrastination, but as of today, YouTube’s iOS app has full support for two of the iPad’s multitasking features. Now, you can run the video app alongside other, probably more useful things. You can even control YouTube while you’re working on other stuff […]

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Open the Multitasking App Switcher with 3D Touch on iPhone

Modern iPhone models with 3D Touch displays have an alternative method of opening the multi-tasking app switcher screen, rather than having to double-press the Home button. This trick requires a little bit of practice, so try it out a few times yourself to see how it works on the iPhone. You’ll need 3D Touch enabled … Read More

Unlock iOS 9’s multitasking potential with Lucidchart’s new diagramming app

This post is brought to you by Lucid Software, maker of Lucidchart. Visual diagrams are one of the best ways of conveying complex ideas to audiences and collaborators. Making them is also an invitation to get frustrated by how little diagramming software has apparently advanced in recent years (people still use Visio?). We live in […]

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Make the most of iOS 9’s Split View multitasking on iPad

One of the cooler features Apple has brought to El Capitan is the ability to have two apps up at once on the same screen. iOS 9 brings this multitasking joy to your iPad, provided you have the latest and greatest iPad Air 2, since it’s the only device that can currently manage the power […]

Hide Contacts & Faces from the Multitasking App Switcher in iOS 8

The app switcher in iOS, accessed by double-clicking on the Home button of an iPhone or iPad, is where you can quickly switch between running apps or quit out of apps you no longer want to be open. But with iOS 8, Apple decided to fill in the unused space above the open app cards … Read More

iPhone 6 laps Android competitors in multi-tasking speed test

The iPhone 6 comes armed with a fast new A8 processor, but some fanboys were disappointed to discover the new chip only sports 1GB, when most premium Android handsets are rolling 2GB deep with more GHz on the spec sheet… Read more ›

iPhone 6 laps Android competitors in multi-tasking speed test

The iPhone 6 comes armed with a fast new A8 processor, but some fanboys were disappointed to discover the new chip only sports 1GB, when most premium Android handsets are rolling 2GB deep with more GHz on the spec sheet… Read more ›

Don’t expect to see split-screen iOS 8 multitasking at WWDC

When the Microsoft Surface was first unveiled, one of its “iPad killing” features was splitscreen app support. Just by dragging an app to the edge of the screen, you could dock it, and run another app to the left or… Read more ›

I tried split-screen multitasking on the iPad, and here’s what I discovered

Almost from the start, iPad users have begged and pleaded with Apple to add a missing feature: split-screen multitasking. Split-screen multitasking is the ability to run two or more apps simultaneously, side by side, just like you can on a… Read more ›

OS Experience brings desktop multitasking to iPad for jailbreakers

What would it look like if Apple let you work in multiple apps side by side on the iPad? Apple’s competitors like to poke fun at the iPad’s lack of desktop-class multitasking. But plenty of people are using the iPad to get… Read more ›