The latest enhancements for the platform aims to provide users ways to continue their work across multiple services, while having minimal disruptions in between the process of doing so.
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Samsung has released a new Android 12L update to Galaxy Tab S8 Series devices. It helps to improve multitasking on tablets. The firm said older devices will also get the update in the future.
It appears Apple may need some time to finetune Stage Manager, the highly anticipated organizational and multitasking tool. Hence iPadOS 16 may not arrive alongside iOS 16 in September.
Rumor has it that Samsung Galaxy Z Fold4 and Z Flip4 will come with a new multitasking feature. We have also learned about their official launch and pre-order dates from a couple of sources.
Samsung has highlighted the improvements being made to the Galaxy Z Fold2 through One UI 3.1. These include multitasking, Flex mode, and other enhancements. The update is rolling out now.
Google is reportedly working on a full revamp of the split-view multitasking experience in Android 12 by adding a new 'App Pairs' feature that will see two split-view apps as one task.
Google is bringing the ability to give individual browser windows custom names to make it easy to switch between them and avoid confusion. The feature is now live in the latest Canary builds.
The Outlook app for iPadOS has been updated with improved multitasking features, such as Split View and Slide Over support. It also brings support for dragging and dropping content into the app.
HMD Global has fixed the multitasking bug previously affecting the Nokia 5 through a new Android Oreo beta build rolled out to the mobile device, which bumps up the software version to 5.160.
Microsoft is permanently removing the Snap Mode on Xbox One. The feature allowed gamers to access stripped down versions of apps on the right side of their screen without leaving the game.
Google is bringing the ability to multitask with floating windows, similar to desktop operating systems in Android N, and the feature can already be found in the latest preview version of the OS.
Microsoft has updated its iOS apps with further integration into the operating system including faster short-cut access and support for Split View and Slide Over on iPad.
Along with a new version of OS X dubbed 'El Capitan', Apple has taken the wraps off iOS 9 which brings a plethora of new features, including a highly requested one, true multitasking for the iPad.
An Apple developer has found bits and pieces inside of iOS 8 and has managed to show off the rumored split-screen apps support. The feature is still in its early stages and not ready for prime time.
The source code for Apple's iOS 8 contains multitasking support but don't get too excited yet as you can't use the feature and there is no telling if or when it will arrive for the platform.
A technology reporter for the New York Times has said a source has told him that the awaited side-by-side app multitasking in Apple's next mobile operating system, iOS 8, is not yet ready for use.
A video of Microsoft's upcoming Xbox One has been uploaded by a YouTube user beta testing the gaming console, showcasing the device's multitasking capabilities and dashboard.
Windows Phone users will be happy to hear that the new version of the OS will bring some improvements to multitasking. Perhaps most significantly, tapping a tile won't restart an app as it does now.