pinch and zoom multi touch

Discussion in 'Android Hacks and Help' started by dcypher, Nov 8, 2009.

  1. Sean

    Sean Member

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    ooops didnt realize someone already mentioned Dolphin, but, right now, thats your best choice.
     
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    Dolphin slowed my phone down too much... huge memory leaks due to unnecessary services running not worth a buggy pinch-to-zoom for me. Uninstalled, double-tap works fine for now.
     
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    Download xScope - It's a new one. VERY basic but it has the true pinch zoom that the iphone has.
     
  4. SoftwareForMe.com

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    Just tried xScope. It's better than Dolphin--it's true zooming, rather than animation.

    Still jerky and slow (the zooming); the Droid can do much better than this. Great start though.

    SoftwareForMe.com
    Makers of PhoneMyPC
    & Imagine Multitouch
     
  5. wuyanks

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    Hmm just dled the newest version of xscope and the pinch zoom works almost as good as the iPhone. Alas no other aspect of the browser is half decent. I say this as Im currently browsing on Dolphin.
     
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    xScope seems to have the zoom/navigation thing nearly down. Pinch zooming is the best on the Droid so far, though not quite as snappy as on the iPhone.

    I'd just wish its double-tap zoom auto-zoomed to the width of the text like on the iPhone (or like how the Droid default browser forces the width of the text to match the zoom).

    But otherwise, if it got attached to a decent browser system (tabs/windows, bookmarks), xScope would be the best Droid browser. Perhaps the dev for xScope should hook up with the dev of one of the other browsers.
     
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    Dolphin is laggy and doesn't pinch zoom in mobile pages, only full sized. I uninstalled it today.
     
  8. mach330

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    they should add the pinch zoom to google maps. is there an app yet for maps with pinch-zoom?
     
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    they really need to add multitouch to the keyboard, would improve speed greatly
     
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    The new dolphin browser has pinch zoom..using it as we speak
     
  11. JFDroid

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    THIS ^

    Some people say it wouldn't help, but compare the iPhone's keyboard to the Droid's. They are largely comparable, but speed on the iPhone's is much better, not because the iPhone's keyboard has bigger buttons or better placement, but because you aren't slowed down by single touch input restraints.
     
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    So if (for argument sake) A(hold the tip of your tongue)pple had a patent on multi touch, how is it HP has a multi touch desk top PC??
     
  13. nubgeek

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    Ok so as a programmer, what area would you start to begin coding dual touch capabilities? I thought this phone only had a single touch plane of x and y?
     
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    It would be nice if the droids buttons where a hair bigger at least, might make it alittle easier to type on... not that i'm have too much trouble.
     
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    You can get it in the Dolphin Browser which you can download in the Android Market.
     
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