For the first time since the introduction of the first iPhone and iOS, apps can run in the background, carrying out whatever tasks are requested. Until now, location services, music playback, and VoIP calls were the only types of apps that could run in the background on iOS.
The biggest factor that kept Apple from opening up background apps was battery life. Well, apparently Apple feels it's finally ready to open up iOS apps on iOS 7 and let developers have full access to background activities.
Should you find your battery life isn't as good as you'd … Read more