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Newly discovered code in Apple's first iOS 8 beta strongly suggests the company is planning to add a split screen feature to its mobile operating system, possibly allowing multiple sizes in the process.



In a post to Twitter on Monday, noted developer Steven Troughton-Smith uncovered code in iOS 8 that enables SpringBoard to run two apps side-by-side, meaning split-screen viewing will likely be rolled into the OS when it launches this fall.

It is not yet clear how the split-screen view will look, especially on smaller devices like the iPhone, but Troughton-Smith said Apple provides options to run a second app in "1/4 size, 1/2 size, or 3/4 size." While speculation, iOS 8 could feasibly handle a two-up app view by displaying an active app in a larger window, while scaling down the other until it's needed.

A rumor in May suggested Apple is preparing an iPad-only split-screen option for iOS 8, which allows two apps to run simultaneously side-by-side. The feature is supposedly targeted at 9.7-inch iPads like the latest iPad Air and it is unknown if smaller devices will be able to access the view.

With split-screen operation, Apple is playing catch-up to Microsoft's Surface tablets, which boast the ability to display multiple apps at once and "snap" them into place. The method works well for devices with limited screen real estate.

Update: In an update to his earlier tweet, Troughton-Smith said he discovered the exact pane sizes, which are approximately 341pt, 512pt and 682pt. Fullscreen comes in at 1024pt.
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If you've used Windows 8 and the split screen.. you'll realize that Apple isn't playing catchup. The solution is less than ideal and I often find myself accidentally docking an app and then trying to find out the magical swipe combination to undo it. I think this unintuitive nature of Windows 8 is really not helping the product. Just because something is possible doesn't mean it's easy to do, or immediately obvious.

To be fair, I don't use the Surface often and am an iOS developer, but I haven't been able to use it effectively when I have used the device.
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Why is it always that Apple is playing "catch up", when they are "catching up" in just one incredibly narrow feature. What about all the ways in which the platform Apple is catching up to hasn't caught up to iOS? More like, Apple is "taking a page from" or even just plain, "stealing a feature idea." But "catching up" makes it sound like Apple is somehow behind. Maybe they just didn't want that feature until now.
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1) Usually when there is proof in the code the code in question is presented.

2) Haven't we see code in iOS betas before that seemed to indicate a feature was coming shortly only to have that feature not arrive at all or until later? IOW, assuming this code exists and unquestionably refers to split screen use on an iPad, why can't they still working it out for some future iOS release not tied to iOS 8?

3) I get why 1/2 would be useful but 1/4 and 3/4 seem like odd sizes. Does MS offer those sizes on the Surface?

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If you've used Windows 8 and the split screen.. you'll realize that Apple isn't playing catchup. The solution is less than ideal and I often find myself accidentally docking an app and then trying to find out the magical swipe combination to undo it. I think this unintuitive nature of Windows 8 is really not helping the product. Just because something is possible doesn't mean it's easy to do, or immediately obvious.

To be fair, I don't use the Surface often and am an iOS developer, but I haven't been able to use it effectively when I have used the device.

Wow we must be using totally different versions of Windows 8. I am using it on a tablet, and I have NEVER accidentally docked anything. It's always intentional. I am not sure how you can accidentally dock the windows by doing what? By intentionally docking it?

 

For you to dock the app, you have to drag down from the top to activate and then intentionally move the minimized app to the left or right so that the docking bar appears. What exactly are you doing so that you are "accidentally docking"?

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If you've used Windows 8 and the split screen.. you'll realize that Apple isn't playing catchup. The solution is less than ideal and I often find myself accidentally docking an app and then trying to find out the magical swipe combination to undo it. I think this unintuitive nature of Windows 8 is really not helping the product. Just because something is possible doesn't mean it's easy to do, or immediately obvious.

To be fair, I don't use the Surface often and am an iOS developer, but I haven't been able to use it effectively when I have used the device.

Judging by your comment you haven't used a surface. The magic swipe combination is to put your finger on the line between the apps and swipe. Also, how the heck do you dock an app by trying to do the split screen, the only options you have is to kill the application or make it split screen.
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1) Usually when there is proof in the code the code in question is presented.

2) Haven't we see code in iOS betas before that seemed to indicate a feature was coming shortly only to have that feature not arrive at all or until later? IOW, assuming this code exists and unquestionably refers to split screen use on an iPad, why can't they still working it out for some future iOS release not tied to iOS 8?

3) I get why 1/2 would be useful but 1/4 and 3/4 seem like odd sizes. Does MS offer those sizes on the Surface?


To answer your third questions, Microsoft does offer 1/2 and 1/4 sizes on the Surface. I also believe that 3/4 sizes are there too.

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The magic swipe combination is to put your finger on the line between the apps and swipe.

That has to be one of the least intuitive or natural UI interactions we've ever seen on a tablet.

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3) I get why 1/2 would be useful but 1/4 and 3/4 seem like odd sizes. Does MS offer those sizes on the Surface?

 

I'm not sure how the Surface does it but on Samsung tablets you just drag your finger on the divider between the two windows to make them any size you want.  You're not limited to quarters and halves.

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The feature could very well exist, but only for the next-gen iPad Air.

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To answer your third questions, Microsoft does offer 1/2 and 1/4 sizes on the Surface. I also believe that 3/4 sizes are there too.

I hope apple copies this feature. I'm really excited by IOS 8 because it borrows so much from Android.
And now Windows 8. Hopefully this means that Tim Cook realizes that apple can't let it market share keep dwindling away.
Hopefully they will start offering more hardware bang for less dollars similar to how they cut their iCloud pricing.
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I hope apple copies this feature. I'm really excited by IOS 8 because it borrows so much from Android.
And now Windows 8. Hopefully this means that Tim Cook realizes that apple can't let it market share keep dwindling away.
Hopefully they will start offering more hardware bang for less dollars similar to how they cut their iCloud pricing.

I had a (somewhat insane) idea the other day: a subscription hardware model. You pay Apple $39.99/month or whatever per iDevice, and whenever a new model comes out you get your old one replaced for free. 

 

I've no idea whether it would be a viable business plan, and I also suspect that it's about as likely as Apple, Google, Microsoft and Facebook announcing a four-way merger. Oh well.

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The feature could very well exist, but only for the next-gen iPad Air.

 

You don't need to poke around in the code to learn that Apple is introducing this for iOS in the near future.  Check out the UI sessions from WWDC 2014 and there are lots and lots of lessons about how to deal with the fact that you'll have no idea about the size of your application.  For example there is a new method called willTransitionToSize: for view controllers.  And there are plenty of demos where the app is shown changing size from iPad size to narrower than iPhone size--while the app is running.  Unless Apple is going to be selling devices that grow and shrink, that's pretty strong evidence that iOS apps will be expected to act properly in less than full-device mode.

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I had a (somewhat insane) idea the other day: a subscription hardware model. You pay Apple $39.99/month or whatever per iDevice, and whenever a new model comes out you get your old one replaced for free. 

I've no idea whether it would be a viable business plan, and I also suspect that it's about as likely as Apple, Google, Microsoft and Facebook announcing a four-way merger. Oh well.

Run the numbers.

$40 x 12 = $480

The 16GB iPhone has an MSRP of $600 USD so if a trade-in was required it would work out in Apple''s favour. If not, it wouldn't.

But also consider most don't buy an iPhone every year or right when they are updated.

To me, that seems like an awfully lot to pay for a future device so unless that included AC+ which I get for insurance reasons for accidental breakage but never carries over with a trade-in I probably wouldnt consider it.

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I had a (somewhat insane) idea the other day: a subscription hardware model. You pay Apple $39.99/month or whatever per iDevice, and whenever a new model comes out you get your old one replaced for free. 

You just described a plan Verizon offers for the iPhone.
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I had a (somewhat insane) idea the other day: a subscription hardware model. You pay Apple $39.99/month or whatever per iDevice, and whenever a new model comes out you get your old one replaced for free.

AT&T does this under its "Next" program. Compared to a subsidized plan, Next is convenient but it's not as good a deal for the savvy consumer, because you have to immediately turn in your old device which otherwise could be retained, unlocked and/or sold.

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Why is it always that Apple is playing "catch up", when they are "catching up" in just one incredibly narrow feature. What about all the ways in which the platform Apple is catching up to hasn't caught up to iOS? More like, Apple is "taking a page from" or even just plain, "stealing a feature idea." But "catching up" makes it sound like Apple is somehow behind. Maybe they just didn't want that feature until now.
Many of the things Apple has been accused of playing catch up on, Apple has long studied and even had patents on. You can usually tell when one always seems to pop up when one of these features is talked about. I find it interesting that Surface has a kick stand just like the Apple prototypes from 2005.
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Why is it always that Apple is playing "catch up", when they are "catching up" in just one incredibly narrow feature. What about all the ways in which the platform Apple is catching up to hasn't caught up to iOS? More like, Apple is "taking a page from" or even just plain, "stealing a feature idea." But "catching up" makes it sound like Apple is somehow behind. Maybe they just didn't want that feature until now.

Apple introduced a product (products) that caught competitors napping. These products are being improved as technology (hardware and software) permit. Apple isn't playing catch up to anyone. Ignore the trolls, be they the public or the press, not worth the effort to read. You and I have better things to do with our time. :)

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AT&T does this under its "Next" program. Compared to a subsidized plan, Next is convenient but it's not as good a deal for the savvy consumer, because you have to immediately turn in your old device which otherwise could be retained, unlocked and/or sold.
Huh? 1confused.gif I'm on the Next program and the AT&T rep never told me I has to turn in my device. What I was told based on the plan I chose is after 12 months I could upgrade to a new device (only out of pocket cost is tax) and my existing device is mine to do whatever I want with.
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Apple introduced a product (products) that caught competitors napping. These products are being improved as technology (hardware and software) permit. Apple isn't playing catch up to anyone. Ignore the trolls, be they the public or the press, not worth the effort to read. You and I have better things to do with our time. 1smile.gif
I wouldn't say that. A number of the features in iOS 8 already exist in Android and Windows phone. Of course I fully expect Apple to come up with the best implementation but I still consider that catching up. Same thing with displays. According to Display Mate, the GS5 has the best display of any smartphone on the market (that might change with the new LG phone just released). Hopefully Apple will blow them all out of the water this fall.
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cool stuff.  now if we could see multi-users, i would be the happiest.  my wife and i are very picky about our desktop pictures and app placement.

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According to Display Mate, the GS5 has the best display of any smartphone on the market.

Haven't we been over this? That's a blatant lie as he didn't test every smartphone on the market, which includes the iPhone 5S. What he stated is that it was the best all around smartphone display he tested even though it did lose out to older smartphones in many categories.

The Galaxy S5 did great so why cheapen that win by lying?

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I wouldn't say that. A number of the features in iOS 8 already exist in Android and Windows phone. Of course I fully expect Apple to come up with the best implementation but I still consider that catching up. Same thing with displays. According to Display Mate, the GS5 has the best display of any smartphone on the market (that might change with the new LG phone just released). Hopefully Apple will blow them all out of the water this fall.

Apple leadership would be aware of advances made to other products and features that work but still marches to its own drum. You can be certain too that other manufacturers look to Apple in every attempt to add capabilities, half-baked if necessary, that will give bragging rights in their attempts to catch up. Apple is ahead of the game even where it isn't in the market lol... do you own a smart watch incidentally? It might be argued that any wearable that Apple introduces will be an attempt at catch up. You'd be well aware that many arguments, such as multi-tasking are disingenuous. Feature by feature, the disaffected might claim Apple is playing catch up. The real problem faced by competitors is that Apple isn't playing ball. 

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Huh? 1confused.gif I'm on the Next program and the AT&T rep never told me I has to turn in my device. What I was told based on the plan I chose is after 12 months I could upgrade to a new device (only out of pocket cost is tax) and my existing device is mine to do whatever I want with.

Cpsro is stating something similar to what was described to me last year when I got my iPhone 5S. I chose not to join the Next program because I would lose my iPhone 5S when I upgraded to the iPhone 6. Considering the iPhone 5S is the first reliable fingerprint sensor smartphone, I want to hold onto to for historical reasons. That thinking might change as I get older than I already am, but for now I am not ready to sell any off-contract iPhone.

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cool stuff.  now if we could see multi-users, i would be the happiest.  my wife and i are very picky about our desktop pictures and app placement.

Even a Nook allows muti-users.
 
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I had a (somewhat insane) idea the other day: a subscription hardware model. You pay Apple $39.99/month or whatever per iDevice, and whenever a new model comes out you get your old one replaced for free. 

 

I've no idea whether it would be a viable business plan, and I also suspect that it's about as likely as Apple, Google, Microsoft and Facebook announcing a four-way merger. Oh well.

 

As others have mentioned that you basically described what most major US carriers are now offering after T-Mobile divorced the rate plan from "financing" the hardware. However what T-Mobile did is more like what you describe as you are simply breaking the price of the device down into payments which if you paid the equivalent of <Cost of the phone> / 12 - <old phone trade-in> you would effectively have what you are talking about. However this is not something I'd expect Apple to do for a few reasons, one of which is they do not have a lot of experience in subscription based business models.

 

I think a more interesting prospect is the potential for Apple to create their own MVNO (Mobile Virtual Network Operator) which would pretty much make them the largest and first World Wide wireless carrier. The main thing standing in the way of them doing such a thing is the collusion of EU carriers, and convincing regulatory bodies for state run carriers in countries like China. I'd much rather Apple tackle this as a subscription service before looking at ways of selling hardware as a subscription. If you take the approach similar to T-Mobile, apple could finance the phones and bundle that cost in along side their monthly service. The major benefit to consumers is that when Apple develops a new feature (for example FaceTime), we aren't dependent on a carrier for support of the new feature. Not to mention the potential for Apple to offer something in the ballpark of $50/mo per User for unlimited world wide service.

 

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cool stuff.  now if we could see multi-users, i would be the happiest.  my wife and i are very picky about our desktop pictures and app placement.

 

I agree with this, as I see multi-user being a much more important feature for the iPad than split-screen multi-tasking. Hopefully this may be one of the withheld features for the hardware launch to demo multi-user with TouchID on iPad. Another consideration that could point in this direction is the new iCloud Family Sharing. As now they may use their agreements with content providers to allow this functionality locally on a device as well. This is an area that Families with children will greatly appreciate.

 

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AT&T does this under its "Next" program. Compared to a subsidized plan, Next is convenient but it's not as good a deal for the savvy consumer, because you have to immediately turn in your old device which otherwise could be retained, unlocked and/or sold.

 

 

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Huh? 1confused.gif I'm on the Next program and the AT&T rep never told me I has to turn in my device. What I was told based on the plan I chose is after 12 months I could upgrade to a new device (only out of pocket cost is tax) and my existing device is mine to do whatever I want with.

 

 

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Cpsro is stating something similar to what was described to me last year when I got my iPhone 5S. I chose not to join the Next program because I would lose my iPhone 5S when I upgraded to the iPhone 6. Considering the iPhone 5S is the first reliable fingerprint sensor smartphone, I want to hold onto to for historical reasons. That thinking might change as I get older than I already am, but for now I am not ready to sell any off-contract iPhone.

 

 

Rogifan,

What your rep probably said is that once you pay it off, it is yours to keep.  What he left out is that the Next12 is not 12 payments, but 20 payments (There is a Next 18 that is 24 payments).  After 12 payments, you can trade your phone in and get a new one, with the rest of the payments forgiven, or you can continue to your 20th payment and own the phone outright.  I upgrade every other year, and my Wife does every third year, so these plans work for me, but the fine print will get you if you think you can trade up every year and keep the same phone.

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The split screen worked fine on the Surface, it was quite handy when I had mine.
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I hope apple copies this feature. I'm really excited by IOS 8 because it borrows so much from Android.
And now Windows 8. Hopefully this means that Tim Cook realizes that apple can't let it market share keep dwindling away.
Hopefully they will start offering more hardware bang for less dollars similar to how they cut their iCloud pricing.

Love this kind of Apple trash talk from an android user who failed to understand that the UI of android is stolen from Apple

iOS.

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I hope apple copies this feature. I'm really excited by IOS 8 because it borrows so much from Android.And now Windows 8. Hopefully this means that Tim Cook realizes that apple can't let it market share keep dwindling away.Hopefully they will start offering more hardware bang for less dollars similar to how they cut their iCloud pricing.

 

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WHO’S STEALING FROM WHOM?

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Hey. Blindy McBlinderson. An app made in summer 2010.

 

 

WHO’S STEALING FROM WHOM?

So you are saying that Apple really just steals from their IOS developer/customers after taking their 15% cut.

I don't care where it really came from, I'm just hopefully they implement this.   Even if they are in part playing catchup with IOS 8 I was quite pleased with this combination of Imitation and innovation.   Along with the larger iPHone its another good sign that Cook is finally ready to leave the Steve Jobs anchor behind.    Now we know why he settled with Google - smart move if the iWatch duplicates the android watch.

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So you are saying that Apple really just steals from their IOS developer/customers after taking their 15% cut.
I don't care where it really came from, I'm just hopefully they implement this.   Even if they are in part playing catchup with IOS 8 I was quite pleased with this combination of Imitation and innovation.   Along with the larger iPHone its another good sign that Cook is finally ready to leave the Steve Jobs anchor behind.    Now we know why he settled with Google - smart move if the iWatch duplicates the android watch.

Have you heard of Mac OS? They allowed side-by-side apps back in the 80s, but I guess you'd claim that Apple stole that from Xerox Parc.

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So you are saying that Apple… …steals

 
…15%…

 

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Even if they are in part playing catchup

 
Along with the larger iPHone its another good sign that Cook is finally ready to leave the Steve Jobs anchor behind.    Now we know why he settled with Google - smart move if the iWatch duplicates the android watch.

 

Not a single word of your entire post reflects anything even remotely resembling reality. You don’t seem to have a clue what you’re talking about. So stop.

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That has to be one of the least intuitive or natural UI interactions we've ever seen on a tablet.

 

Dragging on a border is unintuitive and unnatural?  Come on, do you REALLY expect us to believe that?

Being so desperate to disparage Microsoft that you look downright foolish is pretty sad.

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So you are saying that Apple really just steals from their IOS developer/customers after taking their 15% cut.

I don't care where it really came from, I'm just hopefully they implement this.   Even if they are in part playing catchup with IOS 8 I was quite pleased with this combination of Imitation and innovation.   Along with the larger iPHone its another good sign that Cook is finally ready to leave the Steve Jobs anchor behind.    Now we know why he settled with Google - smart move if the iWatch duplicates the android watch.

 

 

But here's the thing: Apple isn't really concerned with innovation unless it brings real user benefits. They weren't first with the smartphone; the tablet had been done to death ten years before Apple turned up. 

 

Being first is not really what Apple's about.  The secret of Apple's success is that they watch the competition carefully (despite what they say in public) and make sure they don't repeat their mistakes. This is the reason why iOS was locked down until they could figure out how to make applications talk to each other without compromising data security.  Google's approach was different; they didn't learn the lessons of the past and is now saddled with an unsafe OS that is a magnet for viruses and malware (a lot of which lives on Google's own app store).

 

Split-screen is another case in point. They have existed for a long time (which makes your attempt to assert that Apple is stealing it appear a little bit desperate). They could just do split-screen, or they can observe the mistakes made by Google and Microsoft in its implementation, and then try to come up with something that will be genuinely useful to the majority of their customers. Packing in features just to keep your spec-addled fan base happy is not going to work for Apple because they don't have a spec-addled fan base; most of their customers do not hang around on forums obsessing about what the competition is doing. In general, they have more interesting things to do, and what Apple builds or does not build into their products tends to reflect this.

 

So, what Apple is probably asking itself is why people want two apps on the screen at once, and to understand that, they need to observe. This is why they're always late to the party, and then lay waste to the competition when they arrive.

 

Why do I need two apps open at the same time? That's the interesting question. 

 

Do I need to read and watch a video at the same time? If I'm doing that then the chances are I'm concentrating on neither.

 

Do I need information from one document while reading from another? Definitely more plausible, but is a split window the best way to present it?

 

Do I need to transfer information from one document to another? Most definitely.  How is this best done?

 

Thinking about the way I work with the iPad, I can see why Apple is focussed more on extensions than split windowed multitasking. At the same time, if/when split windows is implemented, developers need to think what information is presented depending on the size of window available to them, and how this information is used.

 

I split the window between a map and the contacts app. As I scroll through my todos at the top then I'd like the contacts app to scroll to matching addresses at the bottom. If I point to an address that does not exist, then I expect to be able to transfer that address into contacts with a single touch.

 

App-awareness is the key. How will it be used in different situations.

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Apple has also changed the way viewControllers operate in ios8 they will be resizable popovers now
this could be what the code is referring to
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Not a single word of your entire post reflects anything even remotely resembling reality. You don’t seem to have a clue what you’re talking about. So stop.

 

 

Look I want apple to change and grow.   I'm really looking forward to the iPhone 6 in 4.7 and 5.5 inches.   I think these changes coming up are big positives.      Four inches should be left on the iPod touch for children.   Its good that Cook is leaving behind the old ideas of Steve Jobs (and getting rid of a lot of the old Jobs loyal guard in the process).     Hopefully soon he will license the IOS to other phone Manufacturers.

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Why do I need two apps open at the same time? That's the interesting question. 

 

Yes and fortunately they can ask Samsung Note users for this information until the apple iNewton comes out.

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Originally Posted by K2kW View Post

Hopefully soon he will license the IOS to other phone Manufacturers.

 

Yeah, you’re just trolling now. That’s why I’m not taking you seriously.

Originally Posted by Slurpy

There's just a TINY chance that Apple will also be able to figure out payments. Oh wait, they did already… …and you’re already fucked.

 

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Originally Posted by Slurpy

There's just a TINY chance that Apple will also be able to figure out payments. Oh wait, they did already… …and you’re already fucked.

 

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post #40 of 53
I see split-screen multitasking as being geared towards the upcoming iWatch.

Just think: you’ll be able to have two spreadsheets open side by side so you can compare them in 0.65” windows.

Also, imagine doing a jigsaw. If you’ve got 5,000 pieces, you may feel a bit tight for space. With split-screen, you can have an overview of the whole jigsaw in one screen and a view of the unused pieces in the other.
"If the young are not initiated into the village, they will burn it down just to feel its warmth."
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