Stylus, the iPhone, and multi touch screens
Eric van Horssen
horzel at hacktic.nl
Thu Jun 28 19:20:09 CEST 2007
Cailan Halliday wrote:
> I personally don't like the idea of using a stylus, or rather, needing
> one, but I've read that there will be certain tasks/apps that will
> have a UI designed for a stylus. I saw a video of the iPhone in
> operation and all tasks were easily performed with the fingers. Does
> the multi-touch screen make this easier somehow? Also what exactly is
> multi-touch and is it near the top of the hardware addition list?
Multi touch is the ability for the screen to recognize two places touched at the same time.
Normal (single) touch screens will either not recognize a touch when you touch in two places or might get the average in the middle.
Just my limited non technical understanding of it
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