Articles by George Ponder

InstaSquarer
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by George Ponder
Sep 01, 2015

While Instagram has recently expanded their image formats to include landscape and portrait images, many will stick with the traditional square format. InstaSquarer offers you the means to add borders to your non-square images to make them Instagram-friendly without the need to crop the...

Perfect Workout
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by George Ponder
Aug 31, 2015

Perfect Workout is a popular Windows Phone fitness app from Perfect Thumb that delivers a host of exercises to your phone. The fitness app was recently released in the Windows 10 Store as a universal app to help guide you through your workout routine anytime and anywhere.

Spider-man Ultimate Power
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by George Ponder
Aug 31, 2015

Last week Gameloft released the latest Spider-man Windows Phone game, Spider-man: Ultimate Power. The game was actually a demo with the full version running $4.99.

Based on the early reviews and comments not only were gamers unhappy that the free game was a demo and not the full...

Spider Square
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by George Ponder
Aug 31, 2015

Super simple could describe the Windows Phone game Spider Square. The graphics are minimal, the controls singular and in many respects this BoomBit game is super simple. That is until you get into game play.

The goal of Spider Square is to swing your gaming character from the...

Twins Minigame
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by George Ponder
Aug 30, 2015

It would appear that the Windows Phone developer Game Troopers has another hit on their hands. This go around it is with a minimalistic arcade game where you are challenged to bounce a ball up the screen, avoiding a host of dangers and seeing how long you can survive.

The twist...

Gameloft Windows Games
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by George Ponder
Aug 29, 2015

Gameloft has had a presence in the Windows Phone and Windows Store for some time now. The developers have built up a respectful collection of fantastic gaming titles that can easily help you pass short bits of time with or satisfy your itch for longer gaming spurts. Many of their gaming...

Dragon Mania Legends
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by George Ponder
Aug 28, 2015

For those not familiar with Dragon Mania Legends, it is a Windows Phone game where your breed and train dragons. Dragons that will help you defend the homeland of Draonlandia from a pesky band of Vikings and their dragons.

The game has elements of a city builder where you build...

Abyss
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by George Ponder
Aug 27, 2015

Game Troopers has a nice collection of games in the Windows Phone Store and Abyss may be the most challenging of the lot. You control a biomechanical robot across the ocean depths in search of a new energy source called "Gaia". You guide the Npe2no through dangerous caves, through deep...

Shelter Free
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by George Ponder
Aug 26, 2015

The Zombie games have proven to be a popular, un-wavering genre that has not lost any steam over the years. Shelter Free is one such game that takes on the undead in card game style. You won't find much arcade action where you run around the screen shooting up everything Zombie in sight...

Top Disney Windows Games
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by George Ponder
Aug 26, 2015

Many of us are familiar with the Disney lineup of games through the Windows Phone Store. Disney Mobile has a host of fun, well-designed games available for the smaller screen and many of these titles are available for the larger screens of our Windows 10 devices.

These games...

Enpass
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by George Ponder
Aug 25, 2015

Enpass is a feature-rich password manager that is available from both the Windows Phone and Windows 10 Store. The app presents itself as a secure solution to manage existing passwords and to generate new, unique and strong passwords when the need arises.

The Windows Phone app...

Instablurrr
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by George Ponder
Aug 25, 2015

There are plenty of quality photography apps available in the Windows Phone Store that offer basic or simple editing tools. Instablurrr hopes to join their ranks with a quick and easy way to add blurred out borders to your photographs.

There is really not much to this Windows...

What In The World?
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by George Ponder
Aug 24, 2015

Game Troopers is building up an impressive collection of Windows Phone games that includes the likes of Tiny Troopers and Overkill 3. Their puzzle/trivia game What In The World? is a lot more laid back than their action/adventure titles but still a great way to pass the time. You are...

Running Circles
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by George Ponder
Aug 24, 2015

Running Circles is one of the latest installments in the Windows Phone endless runner game genre. While you may sigh at the sound of another endless runner, Running Circles steps outside the box in many ways with this type game.

The Windows Phone game has you guiding a cube-...

Windows 10 Sports Games
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by George Ponder
Aug 22, 2015

We have heard the argument for years that the Windows Phone Store desperately needed more quality games. While that subject is debatable, the debate may carry over to the Windows 10 Store with respect to one particular gaming genre, sports.

Whether it be Madden Football or PGA...

Mini Golf Club
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by George Ponder
Aug 21, 2015

While there aren't many complete golf games available in the Windows Phone Store, there are plenty of miniature golf offerings. Mini Golf Club is one of the higher rated offerings in the Store.

The Windows Phone game has several gaming modes, 3D graphics and a nice collection of...

Windows 10 Children's Games
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by George Ponder
Aug 21, 2015

My generation grew up with crayons and coloring books to help us survive those long road trips or painful waits at the restaurant. Today, many children have the benefit of mobile electronic devices (either their own or snatching their parent's) such as Windows tablets and Windows Phones...

Flick Shoot 2
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by George Ponder
Aug 20, 2015

Flick Shoot 2 is a fantastic football (soccer to some of us) game available in the Windows Phone Store. It isn't a full game of football but instead a series of gaming modes where you are challenging the opposing team's goalkeeper.

Graphics are nicely drawn up, there are plenty...

Lockie
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by George Ponder
Aug 19, 2015

One of the many appealing features of our Windows Phones is the lockscreen. It has the potential of delivering at a glance everything from the number of missed calls to the latest stock reports. There are a host of apps in the Windows Phone Store designed to maximize this lockscreen...

Ambient Weather
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by George Ponder
Aug 19, 2015

As the weather app options continue to grow in the Windows 10 Store, one of the older weather apps continues to remain among the top-rated offerings. Ambient Weather delivers the basic weather information to your Windows computer in a clean, eye-catching and easy to use package.

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