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split screen

[′split ′skrēn]
(computer science)

split screen

The display of two or more sets of data on screen at the same time. It implies that one set of data can be manipulated independently of the other. This was a popular term with DOS applications and other character-based text screens. Today, a window implies the same thing.
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What interested users will get for now is a browser with a different UI and a multitasking split-screen feature.
During the developer preview, any app would go into split-screen, even if it didn't work correctly.
One of the most talked about features that it introduces is split-screen multitasking functionality for iPads.
Actually, by the time Woodstock happened in 1969 - a year even more famous for the birth of yours truly, not conceived in a VW, I think - the original T1 split-screen van had been replaced by the T2 with a one-piece windscreen known among enthusiasts as the "bay" window model.
Singletons have a lot to be happy about for the money, 10mission campaign, Lone Rush mode, split-screen co-op play.
It also provides improved split-screen display, image zooming with both pan and steer views, and a character generator overlay for both still and live video.
His latest film, The Boy Who Saw the Iceberg, depicts a tragedy, but it does so while using the split-screen format that has become his turf in recent years.
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The headline feature of Android N is a split-screen mode, allowing apps to share screen space and allowing users to dynamically resize those windows on a single axis.
Among quite a few new features was split-screen multitasking.
In a nutshell: Split-screen romantic drama about a split couple's one-night reunion.