- Jan 30, 2010   Updated: Jul 4 2011
This cluster of multitasking gadgets speaks to the common gripe from techies that the upcoming Apple iPad lacks the ability to work on two applications at once. Today's gadget consumers crave the ability to multitask; the items below should be able to satisfy that need in spades.

Check out the slideshow above to see more multitasking gadgets. Would you buy one of these tech toys over an Apple iPad?

Implications - Gadgets are so popular with consumers, as they are the epitome of current technological innovations. The most successful gadgets may not have all of the features that gadgets on the current market have combined, but take one selling point and maintain it better than all competitors.

These Tech Toys Have What the Apple iPad Lacks: