Multi-touch refers to a touch sensing surface's (trackpad or touchscreen) ability to recognize the presence of two or more points of contact with the surface. This plural-point awareness is often used to implement advanced functionality such as pinch to zoom or activating predefined programs.

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What's the difference between real dual-touch and fake dual-touch?

I have a Xperia X10 Mini Pro and by some ungodly reason it's dual touch feature is not working. I have searched around the net and I have seen here and there people use terms such as real dual-touch ...
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Multitouch hardware on Android devices

Are all touch-screens on modern devices multitouch capable on hardware level (if software supports it)? If not than how to detect if touchscreen screen by itself is multitouch or not?
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Pinch-zoom not pure zoom in Web browser on HTC Desire Z because text is auto-re-formatted: irritating / layouts break

When I (multi-touch) pinch to zoom and release my fingers from touching the screen to see the zoomed display, the Android web browser on the HTC Desire Z performs a shrink-to-fit re-format of the page ...
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Uses for more than 2 finger multitouch?

I am planning on get a new android phone, and one of my options is the Xperia Miro. I know it is not big deal, but it fulfills my needs. But one of the specs that got my attention is that it says ...
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Multiple Touch Gestures in Android?

Does Android allow for multitouch input? I have a Samsung Galaxy Y phone with Android 2.3. On the Samsung Homescreen, when I rotate two fingers simultaneously in a clockwise direction, I get the ...
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List of which phone builts with multitouch in the browser? [closed]

I have seen this which led me to Droidthing. Although being the most thorough i have seen so far, it would need it more detailed. Background being: some 2.x phones have a multitouch stock browser, ...
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Multitouch partially not functional

I have problems with multitouch (2 fingers) on my Acer Z120. Using MultiTouch Tester, I found out that when my two fingers are on the same y-axis, there is only one finger detected whose x value seems ...
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Selecting a large range of files in Astro File Manager

After I've put Astro File Manager into "multi-select" mode, how do I quickly select a large range of files? Like in my directory I have over 25,000 files! I want to delete say maybe the first 3,000 ...