It seems both the Verizon and GSM Galaxy Nexus have quite a few quirks, though nothing a software update or two shouldn’t fix. In our Monday Nexus News Roundup yesterday, we noted the connection problems that have plagued the device (which Verizon has promised a software update to remedy), as well as some tips ... Read More »
As we pointed out several months ago, not all touch screen sensors are created equal. Many first generation Android phones used the older Synaptics ClearPad 2000 sensor, but now handset makers are beginning to transition to the newer Atmel maXTouch.
The Atmel maXTouch sensors (mxt224) offer superior performance and low power consumption. ... Read More »
Is anyone out there still willing to plop down the cash to pick up the X10 if it ever comes out?
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Official response from Sony Ericsson makes us frown.
There is no multitouch support on the Xperia X10. Ever.
Our recent look at the Nexus One touch screen generated a lot of questions and now we are back with some answers. The Nexus One touchscreen is not “broken” – it just suffers from a hardware limitation we were not aware of and did not perform as we expected.
It was brought to my attention tonight that multitouch recognition is having a lot of issues on the Nexus One. Robert Greeen of Battery Powered Games told me he was having problems with the Nexus One touchscreen and made a quick app to demonstrate it visually.
Iâ€™m sure by now that you are all aware that multitouch has come to a U.S. Android device at long last. This was fast becoming an issue akin to the iPhone not having copy and paste or SMS for the first couple years of its existence.
An oft requested feature finally finds its way onto the Nexus One.
Nearly every Android phone that has been released supports multitouch, but Google has refused to implement it throughout the operating system and most of its native apps. Google made the design decision early on that they wanted to use one-handed operations.