Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 26th Jan 2009 20:17 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless Even though the Androig G1 phone has touch screen capabilities, it doesn't support multithouch out-of-the-box. Luke Hutchison posted a blog entry over the weekend detailing how to get multitouch working on your G1, as well as a few demo applications he wrote. He also posted a video showing multitouch working on the G1.
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Works Good But...
by tyrnight on Mon 26th Jan 2009 21:19 UTC
tyrnight
Member since:
2006-10-05

it works great, but it still is a little jumpy. but its definitely coming along good. Im an iPhone convert and I love the G1. Im using the ADP1 and I love the freedom we get with the Android OS

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RE: Works Good But...
by tyrione on Tue 27th Jan 2009 00:00 in reply to "Works Good But..."
tyrione Member since:
2005-11-21

it works great, but it still is a little jumpy. but its definitely coming along good. Im an iPhone convert and I love the G1. Im using the ADP1 and I love the freedom we get with the Android OS


How about Xorg get the mouse from randomly jumping to a corner of the screen? That would be impressive.

It's truly annoying with KDE4.x and your miss is under your control one moment and the next you have the Expose behavior ala OS X the next.

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RE[2]: Works Good But...
by _txf_ on Tue 27th Jan 2009 01:00 in reply to "RE: Works Good But..."
_txf_ Member since:
2008-03-17

you can always disable the hot corners in the kwin config. Although you shouldn't have to ...

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christianhgross Member since:
2005-11-15

I find this truly interesting. Apple has a patent to these technologies, and here are a bunch of people saying, "hey who cares I just want this feature..."

On this one I think I will stand on Apple's side. Apple created a smart phone market when other's were failing. Now that they have created it everybody wants to copy...

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BallmerKnowsBest Member since:
2008-06-02

I find this truly interesting. Apple has a patent to these technologies, and here are a bunch of people saying, "hey who cares I just want this feature..."


So you think that the patent should be enforceable, even though it clearly fails both the "non-obvious" and "prior art" tests?

Apple created a smart phone market when other's were failing.


LMAO! Sorry to break it to you, but the reality is that Apple is the Johnny-come-lately in a market where others were successful for years.

If anything, RIM, Palm, Symbian, Microsoft, etc, should be suing Apple.

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