So does this mean were getting multi touch?

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  1. Edmvr6

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    I just read that the Nexus one will be getting multi touch, pinch to zoom and all that good stuff in there next update... are we next to get it?
     
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    I dont see why it matters, we've got Dolphin for that. Or were you talking about for another feature?
     
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    yes...... : )
     
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    I was not very pleased with Dolphin's pinch-to-zoom.

    To be honest, I tend to use my phone with one hand quite often, so double-tapping works just fine for me. Wouldn't mind it in apps like Gallery and maps and such though!
     
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    I certainly hope so, I'm dying for multitouch in the native applications!!

    But only 2 problems stand in our way: Motorola and Verizon.

    The nexus is directly from Google, and got multi within a month after release. I'm assuming its not going to be as easy for us.
     
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    multitouch for maps would be quite nice to be honest.

    I'm not into that pinch-to-zoom thing, but i could see myself using it for maps.
     
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    I would think that it would also apply to us Droid users once we get the 2.1 update. At the very least, I'm hoping for a Droid optimized version. :D
     
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    I'm sorry here buddy, but VZW and Motorola are the tools only. The droid is a Google experience device. They have the say for the os not VZW or Motorola really.

    There are no good answers to the question but everyone is hopeful when 2.1 is released for the Droid it will include multi-touch and pinch to zoom
     
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    we aren't talking about rooted. that's already availablle...native is what we are talking about here
     
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    I'm sorry here buddy, but VZW and Motorola are the tools only. The droid is a Google experience device. They have the say for the os not VZW or Motorola really.

    There are no good answers to the question but everyone is hopeful when 2.1 is released for the Droid it will include multi-touch and pinch to zoom[/QUOTE]

    But the Nexus one is sold unlocked directly from Google. Not T-Mobile. Not HTC. T-Mobile does not have to approve updates for the Nexus. Verizon must approve each update before it's released.