Phil Nickinson

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Droid's multitouch not the same as Nexus One's (and there's a reason for that)

Droid's multitouch not the same as Nexus One's (and there's a reason for that)

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That at least some Nexus Ones suffer from some apparent problem with the touchscreen is not news. We've pointed out an issue with the keyboard before. And now Taylor from Android and Me has a great video showing the difference in multitouch between the Motorola Droid and the Nexus One (an HTC phone commissioned by Google). Basically, what you see above is an app that shows where you're...

Video hands-on: New HTC Sense ported to the Nexus One - with Flash (updated)

Video hands-on: New HTC Sense ported to the Nexus One - with Flash (updated)

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The rumors are true. Flash 10.1 is in the ROM that was ported from the HTC Desire to the Nexus One. And it works ... OK, it's not great. But remember that this is an unofficial ROM, and things are likely to change by the time we get Flash (and the new version of Sense) on U.S. phones. A full run-down of the new version of HTC's Sense is coming. In the meantime, here's a quick video look...