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The Complete Idiot's Guide® To iPad and iPhone App Development by Troy Brant

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Chapter 19
iAd and Multitasking
In This Chapter
• iPhone OS 4.0
• How multitasking works on the iPhone
• Running your app in the background
• Make money displaying ads in your app
• Using the iAd framework
Complaining about the iPhone’s missing features is a favorite pastime of bloggers and tech journalists. They write things like, “How can you call the iPhone a real phone without third-party app support?” and “Where is copy and paste?” and “Why no multitasking?”
Apple could have chosen to include half-baked versions of these features in the first iPhone released in 2007. However, Apple would rather build a simple device with fewer features of outstanding quality instead of a complex device with a deluge of mediocre features. What’s ...

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