Paranoid Android wants to redefine notifications & multitasking with Halo

Paranoid Android devs recently introduced a featured dubbed "Halo" which seeks to redefine how multitasking and notifications function in Google's Android popular mobile operating system.

Media multitasking may be good for you after all

Media butterflies, flitting from TV to email to social networking, may be improving their skills at integrating information.

Think you can multi-task? You can't, say researchers

People who think they can multitask by concentrating on their television as well as their PC are fooling themselves, new research finds.

Can Windows Phone 7 take on Android and Apple?

Thousands of Windows Phone 7 prototypes manufactured by a number of industry heavyweights - such as Asus, LG and Samsung - are currently making their way to developers.

Microsoft snubs multitasking with Windows Phone 7

Is the lack of true multitasking in Windows Phone 7 a feature or a benefit? Well, we can probably rule out the latter, because even Apple's restrictive iOS 4 allows multiple programs to run simultaneously.

Will iOS 4 threaten RIM's corporate dominance?

RIM's Blackberry smartphone has become synonymous with corporate America. But does the advent of Apple's iOS 4 herald the end of a Blackberry-dominated era?

Steve Jobs says new iPhone OS will support true multitasking

Steve Jobs has assured the rapturous Apple faithful that iPhone OS 4 will offer true multitasking support for third-party applications.

'Supertaskers' can drive safely while on the phone

A very small number of people can drive safely while talking on the phone, University of Utah psychologists have found.

Report: Apple to support iPhone multitasking

Apple will reportedly offer a multitasking "solution" for third-party apps with the release of its long-awaited iPhone OS 4.0.

Report: Apple planning to port iPhone OS to new platforms

Apple may be preparing to port its Flash-less iPhone operating system to additional devices. 

Consumers snub Apple iPad in new poll

Would you buy a first-generation Apple iPad that refuses to offer support for either Flash or multitasking? No? Well, you are not alone.