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Old Mar 2, 2011, 07:36 PM   #23
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Originally Posted by Elysian View Post
No confirmation on ram yet. But you're right about the multitasking, iOS's half-assed backgrounding doesn't even come close to the full multitasking on the Xoom.
i was considering an iPad, but once i realized that i can't properly multi-task even simple chat programs ... i balked.


being Kernel type Hybrid (Darwin) ...FreeBSD-esque... i don't see why they cannot easily do proper multi-tasking, but then again... i suppose i can understand... (to some limited degree) without studying more about iOS


... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IOS_(Apple)#Multitasking

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Before iOS 4, multitasking was limited to a selection of the applications Apple included on the devices.[21] Apple worried that running multiple third-party applications simultaneously would drain batteries too quickly. Starting with iOS 4, on 3rd-generation and newer iOS devices, multitasking is supported through seven background APIs

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