Earlier this month, the rumor mill reported that multitasking would make its long-awaited debut in iPhone OS 4. Now, according to "people familiar with Apple's plans for the new firmware" (as reported by AppleInsider), we're starting to get an idea as to how it will work.
As we noted previously, multitasking refers to an operating system's ability to run multiple programs (in this case apps) simultaneously and let you switch between them at will.
iPhones can do that already, but on a very limited basis: only a handful of the core apps support it. In … Read more