By Jason Snell
September 16, 2015 9:19 PM PT
Picture in Picture: Hulu, MLB join the party
Note: This story has not been updated for several years.
In my iOS 9 iPad productivity review I mentioned that I was salivating over the ability to watch MLB At Bat, Hulu, Netflix, Amazon—all the great shows!—in iOS 9’s awesome new Picture in Picture mode, which lets you play one app’s video in a floating window as you use another app.
Unlike the Split View mode, which requires an iPad Air 2, iPad mini 4, or iPad Pro, Picture in Picture is available on any iPad Air or iPad mini model except the original iPad mini—in other words, a whole lot of iPads.
Now, who knows if Netflix will ever support this feature? I’ve learned to never make assumptions given its refusal to allow offline browsing. But maybe Amazon Video will get in on the action next.
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