Apple is Finally Showing off its New Enhanced Multitasking mode for the iPad

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    No, Apple didn't unveil a new bigger-sized iPad device, but it might have prepared the ground for it, announcing a new software feature which is long overdue. Apple has introduced its new, enhanced multitasking mode for the first time as part of its iOS 9 preview.

    The iPad can now make use of a new task switcher which can be accessed when double-tapping the home button. There's also a new Slide Over feature which lets you simultaneously work in a second app without leaving the first. A quick tap gesture allows users to access the new Split View feature, letting you use two apps at the same time, side-by-side.

    The Picture-in-Picture feature lets you continue a FaceTime call or video while using your favorite apps. Apple says that these new multitasking features are supported by built-in Apple apps, and third-party developers can also add support into their own apps by slightly tweaking them.

    Furthermore, there's now an all-new Shortcut Bar that displays actions tailored for the app you are in, and new Multi-Touch gestures which make it even easier to select and edit text. With all these new features, it seems that it it's time for the iPad Pro to step in!

    Source: Apple

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