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News Apple brings multitouch to early Airs

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by CardJoe, 10 Mar 2009.

  1. CardJoe

    CardJoe Freelance Journalist

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  2. Bauul

    Bauul Sir Bongaminge

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    How exactly does four finger multitouch work? Allowing you to resize, rotate and drag all at the same time? (Like that would be remotely useful)
     
  3. dyzophoria

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    I think it would be more useful and tad cool if multi-touch was actually on the screen, multi-touch on the trackpad for me is more of a show off of the technology..
     
  4. mclean007

    mclean007 Officious Bystander

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    Like on the iPhone and iPod Touch, you mean?
     
  5. Atomic

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    So you would have to take your hand off the trackpad, move it to the screen, do the action then move your hand back to the track pad to move the mouse... great idea.

    When apple makes a tablet PC this will be a very neat feature.
     
  6. Blademrk

    Blademrk Why so serious?

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    Fingerprints all over the screen? it's annoying enough on the ipod Touch.
     
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    Horizon Dremel Worthy

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    yeah...but like on...a "laptop"
     
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    It triggers 'expose' by default (show all windows or desktop) pretty nifty.
     
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    I use the two finger multitouch on my macbook pro and now I cant use a trackpad without it. Moving one finger around obviously moves the mouse, but if you move two fingers around it scrolls in any direction. Tapping with one finger of course clicks, and if you tap with two fingers it right clicks. These two features are great, where as the 3 finger multitouch is useless, because it only works in apple specific software. I haven't used 4.
     
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