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iPad Multi-Touch Gestures

Even though PC users have their shortcuts and keyboard tricks, iPad user shouldn’t feel left out – there are plenty of secrets around every corner.

Today we learn about some of the multi-touch hand gestures Apple included in their latest iOS version.

First, place four or five fingertips on your iPad screen.

Now try this:

Pinch together to back out to the home screen.

Swipe left or right to switch to another open program.

Swipe up to reveal the multi-tasking bar

That oughta take some stress off your Home button!

Note: If multi-touch gestures don’t appear to be working for you, make sure you’re A: Updated to iOS 5 on your iPad, and B: Multi-touch gestures are enabled in your settings panel.