US Droid may get official multitouch support.

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  1. skagmire

    skagmire New Member

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    Apparently the lack of multitouch in key apps on the Droid more of a google decision. Motorola wants multitouch for all! :icon_ banana:

    Multitouch coming to 'majority' of future Motorola devices, says CEO -- Engadget


    I didn't see this posted anywhere else here. If it is in fact a duplicate, please delete it. I think this is definitely news worthy.
     
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    Yes, but since the OS is from Google that doesn't mean we will see multi touch on the Droid.
     
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    Good find! We'll see if an admin or other mod posts it in the news section.. (not at a computer atm)
     
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    Missed it, by that much. <-- obscure Get Smart reference.

    Sorry, I posted the same article. I didn't see yours.
     
  5. skagmire

    skagmire New Member

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    If any of the mods want to repost it and delete mine thats fine. I kinda posted this quickly since I'm at work...
     
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    No problem, your post is a bit more detailed.
     
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    That doesn't mean Motorola can't add their own functionality on top of it. It's free from Google, it's open source, they can virtually do what they want with it.
     
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    I keep forgetting that. It comes from the old Blackberry mind set. Good point.