There Goes My Battery Life

TechCrunch presents a case for what may be the dark horse of next week's Apple announcement:

This afternoon, Fox News “confirmed” that we’d being seeing the latest iteration of Apple’s hugely popular mobile OS for the first time. Should that be the case, there’s also a good chance we’ll see launch of a very important new feature: background applications.

It's funny to be salivating over parallel processing, but this is the one thing that Droid Does (well) and by which the iPhone is really made lame.

Read Will Next Week’s Apple Event Finally Bring Background Apps To The iPhone?.

UPDATE: Boy Genius Report has a list of rumored new features for iPhone OS 4.0.

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