Motorola DROID for Verizon

Just a few days ago, we reported on the addition of multi-touch to the DROID, a feat that was achieved by a few members of Alldroid who managed... to take the firmware from the Motorola Milestone and install it on the DROID. Now that they have had a few days to put their nose to the grindstone, they have bundled up the hacked Milestone ROM and pack...

Thanks to some hard work by the members of AllDroid forums, Motorola DROID owners who are not afraid of flashing can look forward to adding multi-touch to their handset in the very near future. With... a little bit of hacking, the multi-touch capable firmware of the Motorola Milestone, the European version of the DROID, has been ripped and successfully ported to the DROID. After making a video showc...

Multi-touch demo

Cnet is reporting that it believes that multi-touch support will come with the Eclair (2.0) update for Android, and not in Donut (1/6).  As for devices,... Cnet also mentions that they believe the upcoming Motorola Sholes for Verizon will be the first phone to come with the Eclair update, and that it will make its debut on October 6 at the MotoDev event in...

Multi-touch demo

Luke Hutchison dropped us a note recently telling us that he has managed to reveal the inherent multi-touch capabilities of the T-Mobile G1’s... display without having to rebuild and replace the device’s original kernel.

He has even managed to find a way that other developers could take advantage of it in apps through the existing API...

Following the recent discovery that the T-Mobile G1 did have the hardware capability for multi-touch gestures, Ryan Gardner has created a hack that makes use of the commands from the debug logs.  The... proof of concept video shows the hack, which draws a red line to register the first finger, and a yellow line to register the second finger.  By dragging both fingers along the screen, two lines, of re...

Blogger RyeBrye has found that the T-Mobile G1 outputs data suggesting that the G1’s touchscreen display has support for multi-touch, something previously thought to be only available to iPhone... users.  Code from the debugging console demonstrate that the T-Mobile G1 can indeed track two fingers.

As multi-touch capabilities have always been appreciated on the Apple iPhone and Microsoft...