Google distributing multitouch to Nexus One users

Google has started pushing out an Android update that adds multitouch. Nexus One users rejoice!
Written by Jason D. O'Grady, Contributor on

Within minutes of Apple pushing iPhone 3.1.3 Google began pushing out an Android update to Nexus One users. Hmmm. Timing's a little suspicious, but we'll chalk it up to coincidence.

The difference is that Apple's update is mostly under-the-hood, while the Nexus One gets support for multitouch. The pinch and stretch, two finger goodness was previously only available on the iPhone (in the U.S.).

As reported by Engadget:

they've capitulated and enabled multitouch in Browser, Gallery, and Maps -- great news and a big win for the Android community at large.

I still can't get the update on my Nexus One, it claims "your system is up to date." I'll update this post with more details when I get them.

Any N1 users want to chime in? Get it yet?

Tip: Engadget

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