Archive for June 10, 2010

Thursday, June 10, 2010

iPhone Multitasking and Background Updating

Marco Arment:

By naming these features “multitasking”, Apple has set customers’ expectations to include what apps can do in a traditional computer multitasking environment.

It’s going to mislead people into expecting such behavior from apps, but we can’t actually deliver most of it.

It’s especially confusing because Apple lets built-in apps such as Mail do this sort of thing.

NoMoreiTunes Safari Extension

NoMoreiTunes (via Safari Extensions) prevents Safari from auto-opening iTunes when you view a Web page for the iTunes store. You can still click the “View In iTunes” button manually. So far this is the only Safari 5 extension that I’m using.