Zephyr Adds webOS-Style Multitasking Gestures To iPhone

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Are you frustrated by the multitasking on your Apple iPhone and wish there was a better way to quickly switch between apps? Chpwn has come up with a nice little tweak for all the jailbroken iOS owners out there and it’s called Zephyr.

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Microsoft Encouraging Higher Prices for Windows Phone Apps

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With Microsoft’s software update due this fall, nicknamed Mango, the company is trying to bring over developers to the Windows Marketplace for Mobile by encouraging them to charge more for Windows Phone apps. Microsoft hopes to compete with the highly successful iTunes App Store by offering up better quality apps, as opposed to cheap or free apps that involve fart sounds.

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Real world videos of Notion Ink Adam tablet: Insane multitasking in action

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The tablet world is really heating up, but it seems like the Notion Ink Adam tablet has been simmering on the back burner for far too long. When is this thing finally going to hit the market? We don’t have the answer to that question just yet, but we have come across a real world demo video and, well, it’s pretty hot.

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First Look: iPhone OS 4.0 Multitasking tool bar teaser

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This is the first video found showing the iPhone OS 4.0 multitasking between applications. Check out the mini icon bar on the bottom. The ALT+TAB has arrived iPhone owners, and you only have to “wait till the summer” to get in on the action. Shown is the 3GS developer’s beta, did ya only wish you were a developer now?

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iPhone 4.0 is official: Apple brings you multitasking and more

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iPhone OS 4 was announced today at Apple’s live press event, and out comes a rabbit from the hat. Seven major updates are coming to the iPhone 3G and 3GS models, iPod Touch 2G and 3G, with seven major improvements including multitasking, and 100 other minor ones ranging from searchable MMS/SMS to 5x digital zoom for your camera.

The major feature we have all been waiting for is multitasking, our iPhone 4G poll showed over 52% of iPhone owners would like multitasking, and Apple delivered. Improved Battery Life topped the charts at 61%, but with added multitasking this may only worsen performance.

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Microsoft and Apple have one thing in common: no multitasking

Most "smartphones" are unable to multitask fully as users would expect.

Rivals Microsoft and Apple have two mobile device platforms with one similar thing in common: both are unable to fully multitask.

For example, the biggest criticism being aimed at the iPhone is simply the inability to write an e-mail and listen to music in the background. You have to turn off the Pandora application for that. The only other way around this problem is hacking into the phone, commonly referred to as jail breaking. This is illegal according to Apple.

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