Samung Focus touchscreen bug after NoDo update

I just came cross this video on YouTube which shows what appears to be a serious touchscreen bug affecting the Samsung Focus handsets updated to NoDo and the latest I917 firmware. I personally can’t reproduce this on the Omnia 7 and from the comments it definitely seems to be a Focus only bug when three fingers touch the screen. If I had to guess I would say that the newly introduced feature that prevents the capacitive buttons to be pressed when 2 fingers are already in contact with the screen is probably the cause of today’s issue. Video after the break:

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Windows Phone 7 Mango to feature Bing Vision and Music search similar to Shazam

As you may have noticed, Microsoft didn’t announce or showcase any new Bing search or Bing Maps features coming to Mango during MIX11 earlier this month. This didn’t stop us from noticing that image results were now obviously included. Fortunately for us 2 other features appear in a demo video showcasing the new search extras results (see the icons on app bar): Bing Vision which is already available on the Bing iPhone application and what looks like music search which I’m guessing is similar to Shazam.

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First Gowalla client for Windows Phone 7 under development

The first Windows Phone 7 Gowalla client is currently under development. Unlike Foursquare there’s currently no official or third-party Gowalla application on WP7 yet so this will be a a first third-party client named Macropod. The application is currently still under development but you can already follow @nuifish on twitter to keep up to date with latest news.

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Groupon for Windows Phone 7 released

The official Groupon application for Windows Phone 7 which was announced back in February at MWC11 has just been released in the Marketplace. The application unfortunately only works in Canada and the US. Here’s its description:

Groupon features unbeatable deals each day on the best stuff to do in cities across the U.S. and Canada. With our Windows Phone 7 app you can buy deals, access your purchased Groupons, find the ones that are nearby, and redeem them electronically. Never print another Groupon!

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