Viadeo Windows Phone 7 application

This one’s for all my French readers. Viadeo is basically the “French LinkedIn” service that is super successful lately,  so it should come as no surprise to see that they have developed their own Windows Phone 7 application. As you will see in the video below the application perfectly follows the Metro UI guidelines and makes perfect use of the Panorama and Pivot controls. Users will have direct access to their Viadeo accounts which includes their profile, messages and friends/contacts. The application will available in the Windows Phone 7 Marketplace in time for the October 21th launch. Check it out after the break:

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One more LG Optimus 7 and Optimus Q advertising video

I’m guessing that this promo video is a a better fit for the European market compared the previous ones which looked more like Asia-centric ads. I wonder if OEMs will also have their own TV spots or if everything will be handled by the carriers. Anyway, watch the LG Optimus 7 and Optimus 7Q in action after the break:

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Windows Phone 7 Sync software for Mac coming later this year

Contrary to what some people believe this isn’t going to be a Mac version of the Zune desktop software but a syncing tool similar to what was available on the Mac for the Kin devices earlier this year (screenshot above). Not much is known about it but Microsoft is promising a beta before the end of the year for all the potential Mac users who wish to buy a Windows Phone 7 device.

Later in 2010 Microsoft will make a public beta available of a tool that allows Windows Phone 7 to sync select content with Mac computers.

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