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Can pinch to zoom be added by Verizon/Moto?

Discussion in 'Motorola Droid' started by dweezle, Nov 6, 2009.

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    dweezle New Member

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    An interesting piece on engadget talks about the missing pinch-to-zoom in the Droid multitouch. Do you think that it will be just up to the app writers to implement it, or can/will Motorola or Verizon add it via an update in the future?
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    Yes it could be added if they choose to. The question is if they are going to.
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    There are two apps that allow you to do pinch/zoom.


    PicSay
    allows the user to open a picture on your phone and pinch/zoom
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    Dolphin Browser allows tabbing and also pinch/zoom.
    [​IMG]


    Hope this helps...............
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    The underlying OS: Android 2.0 supports multi-touch. It is up to the app developers to use it. If you are looking to get it in the default browser, then that is Google, not Motorola nor Verizon.
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    Dolphin browser is great, in my experience. It supports tabs, fullscreen, multitouch, and seems to run as smoothly as the default browser. I personally don't have that much use for pinch-to-zoom outside of web viewing (and perhaps picture zooming? haven't tried picsay.)
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    Also... the MILESTONE... the European twin of the MotoDROID has multi-touch!
    All boils down to the whole Apple fiasco with multi-touch patent suits in the U.S.