Hey, Google! Why No Multitouch for the Droid?

Discussion in 'Android General Discussions' started by jim_stem, Feb 4, 2010.

  1. jim_stem

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    I dont see how pointing out the clear and obvious short comings in the Android community makes someone bias or an Apple fanboy, but hey, I guess we just interrupt these differently.
     
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    Oh look it's this thread again!

    The topic of multitouch has been discussed to death, but one thing I would like to comment on is that I too think that Android might be getting fragmented. Phones stuck on 1.6, others sitting at 2.0.1, then lastly one phone at 2.1. I know the Droid will be getting 2.1, but what happens when the droid is a little older? Will we be like those phones that are stuck at 1.6? We could be stuck at 2.8 and new phones are coming out with 3.0. If not done properly, it could be as big a mess as Windows Mobile. I doubt it because I have faith in Google, but this is my concern.
     
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    Yeaaa this

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  4. iPirate

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    The newest Motorola phone is coming with 1.6. If you consider Android versions in 1.x and 2.x there are only two versions and the reason is most likely the hardware.
     
  5. gentlefury

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    rooting and patching is so easy I don't really understand articles like this. I have the new nexus mt apps on my said and they work wonderfully. Getting updates from 3rd prey devs is probably faster than google anyway! Not every nexus user has gotten the update.
     
  6. Boris Badenov

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    Multi touch my @$$!

    Why not fix %$&^ email client first?
    Night mode for navigation would be good too…
     
  7. adrynalyne

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    Yep. I got all sorts of multitouch lovin on my Droid :)

    I deleted the email client :p
     
  8. Acid7711

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    The ported multitouch galleries and such programs from other platforms just lack the luster and blend that the 2.1 will incorporate. Yeah, it's cool they work, but they look like crap in comparison.
     
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    What are you talking about? They are the same program and look identical. In fact, I daresay my current setup looks far more polished than 2.1.

    Totally confused on how you say it looks like crap in comparison.
     
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    Your wish has been granted!!

    Gmail has always worked superbly

    and the new MT Maps has night mode for navigation! Go install it and enjoy!
     
  11. BayouFlyFisher

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    Use K-9 mail and it's fixed.

    I have night mode on navigation. I haven't tried it but others have and the reports are good so far.
     
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    I'm willing to install any APK's out there to get this stuff but for you guys who are saying you got this or that please say if you've rooted to get them or if it's an APK. If it's an APK please link to it.