Split-Screen Multitasking coming in iPad with iOS 8 update

By | May 14, 2014

Shortly the Apple iPad will get the Split Screen features for multitasking, which is unavailable until in the devices. According to the Cupertino-based company will bring the option with its next major update, iOS 8. The report has claimed that the Apple is set to add the split-screen features for its tablets, which is already available in rival tablets (Samsung Tabs).

Split-Screen Multitasking coming in iPad

According to a report, which claimed that the iOS 8 update will allow the two apps to run simultaneously side-by-side, while this update will allow  the user’ to drag the  images, videos and texts from one app to another, according to the user need. This new multitasking feature works on the Landscape mode. This update will rolled out for 9.7-inch iPad models, while there is no information or leaks will be available for iPad mini tablets.


Other reports indicate that the iOS 8 update will brings many new features also such as fitness-oriented app called Healthbook. According to the earlier reports- the rumored health-focused app is basically for the tracking personal health as well as fitness, nutrition, sleep and exercise. The app was  visually similar to Passbook.

Microsoft has already launched this  Split-Window multi-tasking feature.  In the Microsoft Surface features  the ‘snap’ apps which can run two apps simultaneously, while  in the case of the Samsung’s Galaxy tablet line-up comes with its Multi Window feature.

Author: Brandon Bradman

Brandon Bradman, a physics graduate became more interested in technology before he joined The Tech Bulletin team. He handles Windows Phone Section.