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Apple will soon bring split-screen multitasking to the iPad with iOS8

If new rumors are true, then Apple will be bringing split-screen multitasking to its iPad lineup later this year with iOS 8

By: Charles Gantt from May 13, 2014 @ 12:08 CDT

This morning, several rumors are floating around the internet that suggest that Apple will be bringing forth split-screen multitasking to its iPad lineup when iOS 8 releases later this year. The rumors suggest that the iPad, iPad Air and iPad Mini will get the split-screen treatment, but no official mention of the feature has been released from Cupertino.

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It only makes sense for Apple to bring split-screen multitasking to the iPad as Microsoft has had a "Snap" feature on its Surface devices that allows multiple apps to be positioned on the screen at once. Being able to used two apps easily at once is a big deal for both the consumer and enterprise sectors, and the utilization of multi-monitor users is evidence of this. If Apple does bring this new feature forward in iOS 8, I may just give the iPad a little more credit than normal.

NEWS SOURCES:9to5mac.com

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