iPad Split Screen Video Shows off Hidden iOS 8 Feature

A new video shows off iPad split screen mode, to run two apps on the iPad at once in iOS 8.

A new video shows how Apple is testing an iOS 8 feature that allows iPad split screen controls to run two apps at the same time on the iPad, side-by-side. Apple announced iOS 8 in early June and now a developer figured out how to show off the iPad split screen code that he discovered […]

How to Close Apps on the Samsung Galaxy S4

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The Samsung Galaxy S4 is a powerful flagship Android smartphone. One that is capable of multi-tasking with the best of them, or running any app or game available on the Google Play Store. However, there’s times when closing all of those running apps could be useful. This may seem like a simple task for most […]

Samsung’s 64-Bit Exynos Should Worry Windows

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Samsung has confirmed plans to transition to a 64-bit application processor for its ARM-based Exynos CPU using a two-step approach, and the move should have Microsoft and its Windows business unit concerned. Following Apple’s lead in transitioning to 64-bit with the Apple-designed A7 on the iPhone 5s, iPad Air, and iPad mini with Retina Display, […]

How to Enable Multi Window Multitasking on Galaxy S4

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One of the highlighted features of Samsung’s TouchWiz user interface is the Multi-Window view, a multitasking mode that allows users to run two tasks or apps simultaneously side-by-side in either landscape or portrait mode. The feature initially debuted on the Galaxy Note 2 last year and also comes preloaded on this year’s Galaxy S4 flagship. […]

LG Optimus G2 Rumored to Be Multitasking Powerhouse with 3 GB RAM

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LG is rumored to be the first smartphone-maker to deliver 3 GB of RAM on its highly anticipated flagship Optimus G2 smartphone. The device will come with some of the leading specs on a mobile product, including Qualcomm’s powerful Snapdragon 800 processor and the accompanying GPU, a full HD display, and potentially LTE-Advanced support in […]

iOS 7 Multitasking Concept Video Shows Slick Controls

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When Apple takes the stage at WWDC 2013 we expect to see iOS 7, and as we lead up to the event we are getting a better look at how designers think Apple can improve the iOS experience. We’ve seen many IOS 7 multitasking concept videos, and it’s clear that Apple can deliver a better […]

Samsung Galaxy Note 2: Multi-Window View

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One of the coolest features of Samsung’s Galaxy Note 2 is the Multi-Window View feature, which allows the 5.5-inch phablet to run two apps side-by-side simultaneously. This really takes multitasking to the next level as it allows users to juggle tasks efficiently without having to enter and close applications to switch between apps. The feature […]

Samsung Testing New Phone With Whopping 3 GB RAM!

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According to a leaked image of a touchscreen Android smartphone inside Samsung’s test lab, the South Korean smartphone manufacturer may be working on a device with 3 GB RAM, which will help applications run smoother and allow users to multitask with aplomb. Just several years ago, 1 GB of RAM was considered the best for […]

Power Users Upset Over HTC Sense 4.0’s Aggressive Multitasking Management

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It looks like HTC’s alteration of how multitasking appears and works on HTC Sense 4.0 on its flagship HTC One X is causing some power users to be upset. According to HTC, multitasking and memory management were tweaked from Google’s original Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich source code to provide an optimal user experience on […]

Galaxy S III in Japan Will Arrive With 2 GB RAM

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It looks like Japanese users of Samsung’s third-generation flagship Android smartphone will be treated to an extra 1 GB of RAM. The Samsung Galaxy S III destined for the Japanese market and headed to carrier DoCoMo will be packing a total of 2 GB RAM, and it’s unclear if Samsung will create a variant of […]

How to Run Multiple Apps on Screen on a Jailbroken iPad

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One of the biggest requested features on the iPad is the ability to run multiple apps on the iPad screen at one time, using windows like a MacBook Air or a Windows PC. Apple won’t allow any real windowed apps and hacks into the App store, but jailbroken iPads can use Quasar, a new iPad […]

Watch Multiple iPad Apps Running On Screen at the Same Time

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Using two apps side by side on the iPad is one of the few limitations that prevents me from using the iPad to replace a laptop. The stock iPad cannot display two apps side by side, which means there’s no way to reference a webpage while writing or follow a twitter feed while watching Hulu […]

Cornerstone Hack Brings ‘Windows’ to CM9 ROMs for Android Tablets

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Cornerstone is a new hack that brings a more efficient multitasking experience to Android tablets running on CyanogenMod 9 ROMs. While both Google and Apple have made strides with the tablet experience on Android and iOS slates respectively, neither consumer mobile tablet operating systems go far enough to bring true desktop-like multitasking. On Google’s Honeycomb […]

A Better Gesture for Accessing iPhone’s Multitasking Apps (Video)

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Use the iPhone for any amount of time, and you’ll grow tired of double tapping the home button to access multitasking apps. Not only is the double tap audible in quiet situations, but if you use the home button double tap as much as I do, you’ll notice that the home button feels less responsive after just […]

Microsoft to Begin Taking Windows Phone Mango App Submissions Next Month

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It’s still unclear when the Mango update for Windows Phone 7 will officially hit for various first-generation Windows Phone hardware, but Microsoft is at least telling developers that they will begin taking app submissions for Windows Marketplace approval beginning August, suggesting that the software update for the platform is coming soon. With Windows Phone Mango, […]

Windows Phone 7 Mango Restores State, Offers Instant Resume in Multitasking

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Developers who have access to Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 Mango software update are noticing some new multitasking features. Now, Windows Phone 7, which was criticized at the time of release for not coming with robust multitasking, can resume apps after you close them instantly. The OS, which was shown in a video by WMPU, highlights […]

5 Exciting iOS 5 Features for iPad Owners

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Apple announced iOS 5, the latest version of the popular iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch operating system at WWDC 2011 this week. While iOS 5 will be coming to a collection of devices, there are a number of new iOS 5 features that extend the functionality of the iPad and iPad 2. While iOS 5 […]