iOS 8 for iPad will reportedly bring better multitasking via a split-plane view.
The rumor comes from 9to5Mac, citing “sources with knowledge of the enhancement in development.” It would let iPad users interact with two applications at once, side by side.
9to5Mac says the feature would work exclusively in landscape mode and says it is unclear if the feature would work on the iPad mini or be reserved for the iPad Air and rumored larger-screened iPad
With few exceptions, mobile platforms for tablets and phones still struggle with desktop-style multitasking. Although all major operating systems allow more than one application to run at once, accessing more than one app at a time is still a struggle. Read more…