Rumor: iPhone OS 4.0 Update Adds Multitasking2010-03-12 09:55 by Daniela
Tags: iPhone, Apple, iPad
The iPhone will finally support multitasking for third-party apps as part of Apple's iPhone OS 4.0 release, according to AppleInsidier sources. It is just one of many iPhone 4.0 rumors surfacing as interest in what's next for the iPhone's OS mounts.
Naturally, Apple is tight-lipped over its plans for the iPhone we won't know anything for sure until launch day which isn't expected for another five months. But that hasn't stopped the blogosphere from speculating. Most reports come from unnamed sources, so it's recommended you take them with a grain of salt -- though some are worth putting into perspective.
Now let's round up the rumors for the iPhone 4.0 software release, starting with multitasking support.
The lack on multitasking on the iPhone, and soon iPad, was always controversial among smartphone enthusiasts. Apple only allows a select few of its own apps to run in the background, but this could change.
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