Underwhelmed with Multi-touch!

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by ewulls01, Jun 8, 2008.

  1. ewulls01 macrumors newbie

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    Is anyone else??

    Seriously....this would be cool if the zoom in and out worked on anything but iphoto or safari. Even on those two applications is doesn't look smooth....I think it was just thrown in there to sucker us into upgrading :)

    Anyone else feel the same way? Is there just some software patch I'm missing so I can zoom in and out with office for mac or CS3?
     
  2. MezicanGangxtah macrumors regular

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    heres a cool trick .....hold down the control key while using two fingers and ull be zoomin in and out everywhere!
     
  3. alphaod macrumors Core

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    Multitouch is useless; you can only use it for Apple made stuff; you can't even use it in Aperture!
     
  4. NT1440 macrumors G4

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    until everyones writing software intended for multitouch, it remains purely a gimick on computers
     
  5. Westsider 4 Mac macrumors regular

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    I completely agree. I did not scoop up my 15 inch MBP for the multi touch!:apple:
     
  6. masse macrumors 6502a

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    but it is good if you use iphoto.

    It's about a million times more impressive on an iphone/touch though
     
  7. NT1440 macrumors G4

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    i agree completely
     
  8. asphyxiafeeling macrumors regular

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    this actually comes as good news to me.

    one of the reasons i was thinking of waiting for a macbook revision was because i wanted multi-touch (stupid as that sounds). the modest processor upgrades and X4500 didn't really appeal to me; i'm not going to be trying to play COD4 on it or anything.
     
  9. chiefroastbeef macrumors 6502a

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    Yea... I wish we can do more with our multitouch pads...
     
  10. RSC10 macrumors member

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    I personally love being able to page forward and back in safari....
     
  11. thechidz macrumors 68000

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  12. Watabou macrumors 68040

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    I agree. It's one of the main reasons I tend to use Safari over Firefox. Right now, Multi touch is just a little helpful feature that is nice to have.
     
  13. alphaod macrumors Core

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    Gestures are so much better ;)
     
  14. stormbob macrumors newbie

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