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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  • Skype's David Ponsford takes the stage to demo the application on the iPhone, noting that the service has amassed more than half a billion registered users.

    Incoming call invites come in as a standard iPhone/iPod notification. Clicking the answer button just brings that app back.

    Photo credit: James Martin

  • Using Skype, incoming call invites come in as a standard iPhone/iPod notification. Clicking the answer button just brings that app back.

    Photo credit: James Martin

  • Forstall demos the new background location services. There are two classes of applications--things like turn-by-turn directions (TomTom, Garmin, et. al.) and social-networking applications like Loopt.

    Photo credit: James Martin

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Topics: iPhone, Apple, Hardware, Mobility, Smartphones

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