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Google's Nexus One Gets Multi-touch, 3G Connectivity Update
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Google's Nexus One finally gets multi-touch

Google launched the Nexus One smartphone with much fanfare from the online community. The phone generated a lot of buzz leading up to its launch and was billed as the latest "iPhone Killer" -- a title that was also bestowed upon the Motorola Droid.

The Nexus One offers a blazing fast 1 GHz Snapdragon processor, a gorgeous 480x800 AMOLED 3.7" display, and runs Google's Android 2.1 operating system. For all of its pluses, there have been a few niggling issues that have annoyed users right from the start.

There were early reports of 3G connectivity issues with the device on T-Mobile's network. Users were complaining of the smartphone hopping from 2G to 3G sporadically and in some cases, users were reporting that 3G was not active at all on the phone.

Another problem that bugged users familiar with other popular smartphones like the iPhone and Palm Pre was the lack of multi-touch support. This feature omission was made even more glaring by the fact that Android phones available overseas were being sold with multi-touch enabled.

Today, Google is righting the wrongs of the Nexus One by providing an OTA update that not only fixes the 3G connectivity issues, but also adds multi-touch support as well. "Pinch-to-zoom" functionality is now enabled in the Maps, Gallery, and Browser apps. The Google Goggles app has now also been added to the phone along with an updated Maps program (version 3.4).

"In order to access the update, you will receive a message on your phone's notification bar. Just download the update, wait for it to install, and you should be all set," read a posting on the Google Nexus One blog. "This update will be rolled out gradually to phones - and most users might not receive the notification until the end of the week. We hope you enjoy these new features and look forward to your feedback."


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