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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  • New custom wallpapers are demonstrated.

    Photo credit: James Martin

  • Scott Forstall, senior VP of iPhone Software, takes the stage to explain how multitasking was done. "We looked at the tens of thousands of apps, and distilled down the services that these apps need to work in the background. Then we implemented these services ourselves in a way that preserves performance."

    Photo credit: James Martin

  • Forstall explains how you can now use audio controls on the iPhone lock screen.

    Photo credit: James Martin

Topics: iPhone, Apple, Hardware, Mobility, Smartphones

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