Apple Going After Android Through Manufacturers?

PC World is reporting today that Apple has filed suit against Android handset developer Motorola, for infringing on their multi-touch patents. Specifically, Apple is saying that Motorola infringed on this patent by including multi-touch on the following Android devices: Droid Droid 2 Droid X ...

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Droid X’s MultiTouch Keyboard Ported to all 2.1 Phones

Within a few hours of the availability of the Droid X dump, someone over at  XDA- developers was able to port the new multitouch keyboard to all phones. Since Droid X runs Android 2.1 currently, some Froyo users have reported various issues including force close. One of the greatest things ...

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Nexus One OTA Update Enables Pinch-to-Zoom

Looks like Google won’t be having any of that backtalk from Steve Jobs after all. According to the Nexus One News and Updates page, Google will be rolling out an over-the-air update for the Nexus One beginning today. Some may not receive the update until later in the week. The update is ...

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Cyanogen “Whips Up” Multitouch for Nexus One

One of the most popular Android hackers has just made one the most popular Android handsets a touch* better.  Steve Kondik, better known as Cyanogen, has figured out how to implement multi-touch into the web browser of the Nexus One.  If you’re among the 20,000 or so people who have a ...

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Motorola: Multi-Touch on “Majority of Devices Going Forward”

One of the first things to be pointed out about the Nexus One was its lack of multi-touch.  In fact, the same could be said of the Motorola Droid.  While we settle for double tapping and zoom buttons, our friends around the world are enjoying pinching and pulling.  According to Motorola CEO, ...

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Video Proof of the Multi-Touch on G1

Last week we ran an article on the fact that somewhere within the G1 and Android was the capability of multi-touch.  The hidden feature was outed by RyeBry after digging through some code.  This weekend, he’s updated his site with a proof of concept video that shows two finger touch ...

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G1 Can Handle Multi-Touch Afterall?

Show an iPhone user the Android browser on your G1 and they’re likely to point out one thing rather quickly. “Hey, my iPhone does multi-touch, yo.  Why can’t your Android?“  Long out as a difference in design, the Apple counterpart was able to brag about this simple ...

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