Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 23rd Dec 2009 20:39 UTC
Google The past few weeks the entire internet has been going bonkers over the Google phone, yet another in a long line of Android phones that has everyone's knickers in twists. Up until now we had to go by small photos and Twitter messages from Google employees, but now we have full specifications, a hands-on, and video.
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Comment by Luminair
by Luminair on Thu 24th Dec 2009 00:47 UTC
Luminair
Member since:
2007-03-30

whats this about no pinch zoom because of legal something? are you saying someone has patented my f--king fingers? I cant use my fingers to zoom unless they are on the patented device?

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RE: Comment by Luminair
by Zifre on Thu 24th Dec 2009 14:30 in reply to "Comment by Luminair"
Zifre Member since:
2009-10-04

Yes, Apple has a number of patents on multi-touch gestures. This is the reason that the G1 doesn't use multi-touch even though the hardware is capable of it.

Yes, it is ridiculous and just goes to show how idiotic the legal system is.

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RE[2]: Comment by Luminair
by Luminair on Thu 24th Dec 2009 21:12 in reply to "RE: Comment by Luminair"
Luminair Member since:
2007-03-30

well that is some kind of bullshot let me tell you.

they say freedom isn't free, well neither are ideas

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