Posts Tagged ‘OS’

Apple iPhone & iPad to soon get long sought multitasking

Friday, April 9, 2010 6:50 4 Comments

Apple Inc.’s iPhone and iPad devices will soon be able to run more than one program at a time, an ability that phones from Apple’s rivals already offer and that iPhone owners have long sought. The changes, coming this summer to iPhones and this fall to iPads, mean that users might be able to listen to music through the Pandora program and check a bank account online simultaneously. Currently, users must return to Apple’s home screen, effectively quitting the open program, before starting a new task. “We weren’t the first to this party, but we’re going to be the best,” Apple CEO Steve Jobs declared Thursday, as bloggers, software developers

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Bringing the operating system to “new platforms”, Apple may Put iPhone OS on Other Devices

Thursday, February 25, 2010 2:41 No Comments

Apple is showing its true mobile colors. The company is on the lookout for an engineer who can help get its mobile-phone software onto additional devices. On Feb. 15, Apple (AAPL) posted an ad on its Web site for an engineering manager “to lead a team focused on bring-up of iPhone OS [operating system] on new platforms.” Days later, Apple Chief Operating Officer Tim Cook called the company “a mobile device company,” echoing remarks by Chief Executive Steve Jobs, who in January said “Apple is the largest mobile device company in the world.” The posting and remarks underscore Apple’s growing reliance on devices that provide Web access and computing fea

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