TomTom app for iPhone will multitask in iOS 4

Apple's unveiling this week of its new iOS 4 has developers' scrambling to support the operating system's new features in their apps. First out of the door is TomTom with its announcement that the its app for iPhone will be updated to support multitasking.

On Apple devices that support the multitasking function--the third-generation iPod Touch, iPhone 3GS, and the upcoming iPhone 4--you will be able switch to another app while navigating and continue to receive their turn-by-turn directions from the TomTom app in the background. While the thought of sharing the road with multitasking drivers scares us, there … Read more

Buzz Out Loud 1221: Unbumble the Internet (podcast)

Phrases are coined left and right on today's show, from our plans to unbumble the Internet to the chat-room created phrase "gestApple," to describe the behavior of everybody's favorite door-busting-down, Ellen-berating iPhone-maker. Plus, "three-day-old tuna." It's a fun one. Also, six things you need to know about Facebook Connections (it violates your privacy six ways to Sunday) and the ensuing storm of tablet competition.

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