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Apple Asked Google Not to Use Multi-Touch?

Apple Asked Google Not to Use Multi-Touch?

Posted February 10, 2009 at 10:56am by iClarified · 4844 views
Google may have agreed to not implement multi-touch in Android upon Apple's request, according to VentureBeat.

Apple, which of course makes the signature multi-touch mobile device, the iPhone, apparently asked Google not to implement it, and Google agreed, an Android team member tells us.

Further, the Android team member went on to say that they were relieved that Google didn’t go against Apple’s wishes, given the legal storm that appears to be brewing between Apple and Palm, which is using multi-touch technology in its new Pre phone.


However, if Apple does not take action against the use of multi-touch in the Palm Pre phone this may increase the pressure on Google to include multi-touch in future Android platforms.

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