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tzubair
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tzubair,
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8/31/2015 | 11:57:02 PM
Re: Split-screen
"That feature still does not intrigue me. Maybe I'm not much of a multitasker."

@Angelfuego: I don't think anyone can solely do one task at a time these days. Even if you're browsing you normally have multiple windows open at a time or are switching between multiple apps like a social network or an instant messaging app. Using the split screen function will be of a lot of advantage to such users.
Angelfuego
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8/30/2015 | 9:47:29 AM
Re: Split-screen
Tzubair: That feature still does not intrigue me. Maybe I'm not much of a multitasker.
JerryRioux
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5/29/2015 | 7:39:36 PM
Re: Yawn...
So Apple invented time travel, too?  I understand that the HP 150 beat Apple by 10 years with touch screens.  

Another great example of Apple innovation! 
laredoflash
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laredoflash,
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5/28/2015 | 5:47:01 PM
Re: Feature
Well, the Samsung Note has it. My LG Flex has it I'm sure there are others.
tzubair
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tzubair,
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5/28/2015 | 5:12:45 PM
Re: Feature
@laredoflash: I haven't heard of Android having them. Is it available in a particular Android version? Or is it restricted to a particular vendor or something?
tzubair
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tzubair,
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5/28/2015 | 5:08:37 PM
Re: Yawn...
"Future iPads might finally be able to do something that the first Surface RTs could do.  It's another example of that brilliant Apple innovation"

@Jerry: I don't think Apple is claiming to be the pioneer in this feature here. Neither are they expected to take the lead in ALL innovations that take place. If Microsoft came up with something very useful and Apple decides to adopt it later, it's no big deal. Apple was the pioneer in touch screens and everyone else including Microsoft (formerly Nokia) copied them.
tzubair
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tzubair,
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5/28/2015 | 4:56:24 PM
Re: Split-screen
"I think a lot of people will love the split screen factor. I am a huge iPad fan, but I don't personally feel like I will get much use of that capability though."

@Angelfuego: I think there are some good uses of this feature. For instance, you may want to multitask on your screen where you might be watching a movie and also working on a document side by side. Pretty similar to the Tile Windows feature on Windows based computers. I think this would be quite useful for many users.
JerryRioux
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5/25/2015 | 5:13:56 PM
Yawn...
Wow!  Future iPads might finally be able to do something that the first Surface RTs could do.  It's another example of that brilliant Apple innovation.  Apple fanboys will surely love it!
laredoflash
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5/23/2015 | 11:20:09 AM
Re: Feature
Typical Fanboy. Oooohhhh we might get split screens! iOS being a Unix clone has it built in. Just never used. I have used Linux with split screens for the last 15 years. Android has split screens. So, yeah, I guess split screens is good......
Angelfuego
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Angelfuego,
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5/22/2015 | 3:07:15 PM
Re: Feature
@Feature,

The split screen feature will not motivate me to purchase the iPad, but it won't deter me either. I don't do much multi-tasking on it. I don't use my iPad for work purposes. I just use it for casual internet surfing, which suits me just fine. I prefer to do work and papers on a desktop.
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