Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 9th Feb 2010 23:57 UTC
Apple "Whereas the iPhone is aimed at short, focused tasks, the iPad is more likely to lend itself to longer, more general tasks that involve using multiple apps, just as we're used to on the Mac. It's easy to imagine wanting to use an iPad to read text in Mobile Safari, copy some text to a Pages document, and send that document to a colleague via Mail. That specific example may turn out to be possible with the current iPhone OS, but it points toward needing more ways for iPad apps to work together in the future."
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RE: Mine has no problem.
by puenktchen on Wed 10th Feb 2010 16:42 UTC in reply to "Mine has no problem."
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Or is my "ps" and "top" commands output lying that there are already about 29 processes running and multitasking right this instant?

two processes are running, 25 are sleeping. 29 running processes would lock up your phone. on my lowly emac: 2 running, 75 sleeping. and i'm not doing anything complicated on it.

PhysMem: 46M wired, 38M active, 20M inactive, 248M used, 4764K free.

that's strange! wired + active + inactive should = used:

PhysMem: 132M wired, 394M active, 209M inactive, 735M used, 33M free.

144mb are missing in action in your iphone. maybe the memory constrains are what's really the problem. you wouldn't want your iphone to start swaping.

7699 ?? Ss 0:03.11 /var/mobile/Applications/9256CFF4-DFD5-4F81-8D28-55FFF8ACDAB7/Robtwitt
7701 ?? Ss 0:06.20 /var/mobile/Applications/491AB632-BE20-4AD8-BB04-AF9375398A14/ /eBay
7703 ?? Ss 0:06.48 /var/mobile/Applications/B1B047EA-5E65-4883-9F7C-B9CDB306E59B/ CNN

looks like three user-apps running at the same time. isn't that exactly what apple doesn't allow?

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