Kiva application for Windows Phone 7 looks awesome

This is getting better and better. The Windows Phone 7 application dedicated to the non-profit organization Kiva has just been revealed and frankly it looks superb! It’s is now part of the Developer contest taking place in France so don’t hesitate to vote for it (or any other application that you like!) . Check out the full video after the break:

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Microsoft already testing third-party applications in the Windows Phone 7 MarketPlace: YouTube, Yelp

It should come as no surprise that Microsoft has already started to populated the yet unreleased Windows Phone 7 Marketplace with a couple of third-party applications alongside some in-house apps. I already saw this 2 days ago when I was at the Microsoft Campus for some WP7 development work but Justin Angel from Vertigo Software actually decided to take a screenshot of the Zune software and post it on Twitter a couple of hours ago. As you can see in the shot above Microsoft has already released the in-house applications that we saw in the Channel9 video this week and a few third-party apps are already up for grabs. (like Yelp, Hexic etc) Interestingly there’s a YouTube extension to the Music & Video hub which should make everybody happy. WP7 users will apparently be able to directly access Youtube hosted videos via the Zune Hub.

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