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First Blood: Apple Says No To iPad Multitasking - Pulls Dashboard Apps

April 2, 2010

When Apple said the iPad won't multitask, they really meant it.

Indeed, we're hearing rumors today that Apple has apparently decided not to tolerate the so called "dashboard apps" on the iPad. These apps, like Mini apps or Desktop, allowed you to execute multiple tasks on a same screen through a system of self-made widgets and sounded like a very nice workaround.

Well, I guess it wasn't in Apple's taste and they apparently decided to pull and reject them all. Why? I would probably go with duplication of core functionality on this one...

Here is how it looked like:

Sucks right? Or maybe they are just clearing the way for native multitasking...

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