Gallery: Apple adds multitasking to iPhone 4.0

Gallery: Apple adds multitasking to iPhone 4.0

Summary: Steve Jobs announces new features to iPhone 4.0 - the biggest is multitasking for the iPhone, iPod and iPad.

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  • Create a folder by placing your finger on an app until it jiggles. Then you drag one app on top of another and it instantly makes a folder. The icon changes to show you a small preview of all the apps that are in there.

    ,p>When you tap on the folder it expands to show you the apps. "You can have as many folders as you like," Jobs says.

    Photo credit: James Martin

  • Jobs demos a revised mail app. Some of the new features include:?? * Unified in-box (all your various accounts in one in-box); more than one Exchange account.? * Fast in-box switching (to still switch between accounts in the new unified mailbox).? * The ability to organize by thread and group together messages by date.? * The capability to open attachments with whatever app you have installed on your machine.

    Photo credit: James Martin

  • iBooks is coming to the iPhone/iPod Touch. It looks like a smaller version of its iPad sibling.

    Photo credit: James Martin

Topics: iPhone, Apple, Hardware, Mobility, Smartphones

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