Ever wonder why the Android-powered T-Mobile G1 doesn't support multi touch gestures such as pinching? The platform can clearly support it, as it has been The iPhone comes out of the box with Google Maps installed, Google's search engine built into the mobile version of Safari, a YouTube client and of course there is the fact that Google CEO Eric Schmidt has a seat on the board at Apple. Perhaps they were willing to sacrifice multi touch, but keep a powerful partner happy. Eventually, however, multi-touch might become important enough that Google has to include it in future phones running Android. Time will tell.