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Ten Myths of Apple’s iPad: 9. It Can’t Multitask — RoughlyDrafted Magazine

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Ten Myths of Apple’s iPad: 9. It can’t multitask — RoughlyDrafted Magazine

So as most of us know, the OS in the iPhoneiTouch/iPad supports multi- tasking and certain core applications written by Apple definitely are used in this manner.

This article lays out the reasons why Apple went this way and what is given up (and some partial mitigations) when this is done.