buy windows 7 professional retail buy norton ghost 15 upgrade buy indesign cs5 mac buy visio 2010 professional cheap windows 8.1 pro oem discount adobe premiere elements cost of solidworks simulation cheap project 2007 licence buy cheap dreamweaver cs3 cheapest aperture 2 buy final cut pro express purchase access 2003 runtime buy rosetta stone spanish canada cost of guitar pro 6 buy windows 7 oem uk purchase corel wordperfect office x4 cheap adobe photoshop cs4 upgrade cheap microsoft windows xp professional sp3 best buy coreldraw graphics suite x4 cheapest paperport 11 buy microsoft publisher product key buy windows 7 64 bit professional adobe lightroom 3 cost microsoft office ultimate 2007 student discount rosetta stone irish price windows xp oem product key cheap adobe indesign windows best buy quicken premier 2011 discount windows 8 full version buy excel 2003 power programming with vba

iOS 4 Multitasking with Pandora [iOS 4 Tour Pt. 1]

June 21, 2010 by Rob  
Filed under Apple, Devices, Firmware, News, Tips and How-To's

p 480 320 B4939D80 3173 4B8F AC9E DCE39089736F 125x125 iOS 4 Multitasking with Pandora [iOS 4 Tour Pt. 1]So, you’ve got iOS 4 installed, now what? Well, one of the most anticipated features to land with the new iOS 4 is its ability to multitask. Most apps in the app store do not yet support this feature, since app developers must explicitly code to the APIs that permit its function, however one app released today is one that we’ve been waiting to see it run in the background for some time now: Pandora. So if you haven’t yet, go get the Pandora update and follow along as we look at this new awesomeness!!

Not long after iOS 4 hit iTunes Apple started releasing iOS 4 capable apps. Pandora Internet Radio is one of them and having it run in the background brings a whole new dimension to using Pandora on the iPhone. In fact, the whole device and experience is more enjoyable rather than the constant frustration it used to be without this function. Gone are the days of pausing music when wanting to check email, browse the web, or whatever. In fact, the process works so well with Pandora that you would swear it was the built-in iPod function that you were listening to and not a third party app – and here’s where things get interesting.

p 480 320 E7B91D64 E059 4344 833C 05122F78E73A 200x300 iOS 4 Multitasking with Pandora [iOS 4 Tour Pt. 1]

The backgrounding of Pandora enables the application to mimic, in nearly every conceivable way, how the iPod functions work. Pandora takes over the tiny “play” icon in the information bar, replaces the iPod icon on the task bar and if you double click the home button while locked – the iPod controls actually pause/play Pandora – a very nice surprise indeed! So in essence, if you have Pandora installed, you have seemless, iPod-esque control and integration to a constant and endless stream of music. The one lacking integration of running Pandora in the background that I noticed was when I took a phone call: the app failed to resume playing music however, to get it to play again only took a quick double-tap of the home button and a touch of the play icon.

Now, where’s that Skype update that Steve teased us with in the iPhone OS 4 preview keynote address?

  • Follow Us

  • TopSites

    Apple Top Sites
    TopAppSites.com - Top iPhone App Sites on the Web!