Thursday, 12 June 2014

Hidden iOS 8 split-screen multitasking demoed on video




The iPad has only ever been able to show one app on-screen at a time, but that might change in the future. In a beta version of iOS 8, developer Steve Troughton-Smith has discovered that the operating system supports resizing apps so that a single app might only take up three-quarters, one-half, or one-quarter of the screen. In a video, Troughton-Smith shows exactly how it works right now inside of Apple's desktop iOS simulator, using two-finger swipes to drag an app into a smaller and smaller portion of the screen.

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