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Learning iOS 8 for Enterprise by Mayank Birani

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Handoff for seamlessly resuming activities

Handoff is a feature in OS X and iOS that extends the user experience of continuity across devices. Handoff enables users to begin an activity on one device and then switch to another device and resume the same activity there. For example, a user who is browsing a long article in Safari moves to an iOS device that's signed in to the same Apple ID; the same webpage now automatically opens in Safari on iOS, with the same scroll position as on the original device. Handoff makes this experience as seamless as possible.

To participate in Handoff, an app adopts a small API in foundation. Each ongoing activity in an app is represented by a user activity object that contains the data needed to resume an activity ...

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