Multitasking on iPad gets some polish with iPadOS 15

Announced at WWDC on Monday, iPadOSiPadOS 15 brings notable new features to the device, such as Quick Note and Live Text, but multitasking remains largely unchanged.

Once Apple announced the new M1 iPad Pro at their “Spring Loaded” event, it seemed like big changes were coming to iPadOS multitasking. Some improvements were put on display during Monday’s keynote, but in day-to-day use the functionality is very similar to past iterations.The majority of multitasking on iPadOS is still accomplished with a side-by-side app setup called Split View. When a user has a full screen app open, they are able to drag a second app from the Dock or Spotlight search to either side of the screen and have both visible simultaneously. From there, users can resize an app to take up one-third of the screen or dismiss it entirely.

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