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iPhone OS 4.0: 100 New features, multitasking confirmed

Just as expected, Apple has confirmed multitasking within version 4.0 of their iPhone OS. Multitasking will be one major part of Apple’s new software – said to be comprised of 100 new features.

As reported from Apple Insider, Steve Jobs took to the stage at the Apple event, and the first feature to be unveiled for OS 4.0 was Multitasking.

With the new software installed, you’ll be able to run as many of 12 applications in the background. It will operate by double-clicking the home screen button, to which a separate window will then open, displaying the current apps that you have running at the bottom.

Examples of apps include Pandora running in the background, while iPhone OS 4.0 will now also support custom wallpapers. Great news for everyone concerned, you’ll have to agree.

The event is ongoing, we’ll update you with more detailed information later.

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Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

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