HTC Leo won't support multi-touch for Pocket Internet Explorer

HTC Leo won't support multi-touch for Pocket Internet Explorer
With good word about the HTC Leo growing with each passing day, it may end up being one the most talked about Windows Mobile smartphones. It's already making headlines in the world of Windows because of its change to a capacitive screen instead of the traditional resistive one we're used to seeing. That major decision to move forward with that type of screen has also enabled it to support multi-touch – something that veteran users of the platform typically don't see. For those who plan on browsing the web with Pocket Internet Explorer, you'll be sad to know that multi-touch won't be supported – no pinching to zoom in or out. Although there might be some arguments as to which browser reigns supreme on the Windows Mobile front, Pocket Internet Explorer continues to be fine tuned. Hopefully programmers can implement that down the road which can really increase the experience for everyone.

HTC Leo Preliminary Specifications

via pocketnow



1. Kiltlifter

Posts: 742; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

Maybe we can see an upgrade to IE. I read a review from PCMag that says the browser on the Zune HD is really nice and dual touch capable. Maybe Microsoft will upgrade IE6 mobile to a multitouch. Whatever the case, I hope a variant of the Leo makes it stateside... and even better if we can trade a 18 month contract for a free one... LOL!

2. tuminatr

Posts: 1142; Member since: Feb 23, 2009

nice the leo does look cool, I bet multitouch is ether a upgrade like winmo6.7 or part of winmo7

3. behold--me

Posts: 679; Member since: Jun 22, 2009

ok uh this screen is this big it better damn well have multitouch!!!!!

4. david_the_gom

Posts: 114; Member since: Dec 20, 2008

who could possibly use pocket IE on their WM phone? ppl usually use Opera or Skyfire...

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