Articles by George Ponder

Mini Golf Stars
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by George Ponder
Apr 02, 2015

Mini Golf Stars is a relatively new Windows Phone game that will test your abilities on a wide variety of miniature golf courses.

The sports game includes over 150 holes of carpet golf that are spread across nineteen courses. Mechanics are simple and you have two bonuses to help...

Future Factory
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by George Ponder
Apr 01, 2015

Future Factory is a new Windows Phone game that hit Store shelves last week. This arcade styled shooter provides you with plenty of robot targets to blow up and shoot up.

The story line has you battling your way out of a secret factory where robots rule and humans are not...

InstaBlender
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by George Ponder
Mar 31, 2015

InstaBlender is marketed as a simplistic and creative Windows Phone app for combining images with different blend modes. The photography app has fifteen blend filters, a photo editor powered by the Nokia Imaging SDK and support for sharing your images on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and...

Band Pro
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by George Ponder
Mar 31, 2015

We have seen an explosion of Microsoft Band Apps landing in the Windows Phone Store and Band Pro is one of the latest to join the genre of apps.

The app will let you customize the Band's wallpaper and insert an image icon into the mix. Band Pro comes pre-loaded with a handful of...

GPS Tracking 4D
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by George Ponder
Mar 30, 2015

GPS Tracking 4D is a new Windows Phone app from the developers of GPS Voice Navigation and with the support of the AppCampus project. The app allows you to share your location with friends and family, as well as see their location from your Windows Phone. Much like you can do with...

Inchy
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by George Ponder
Mar 30, 2015

Inchy is a very simple Windows Phone game where you help guide a little iguana up the screen. You do so by stretchy Inchy's tongue out to latch on and travel from platform to platform. The design is simple and while Inchy could be described as an endless tongue Windows Phone game, it...

Magma Mobile gaming roundup
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by George Ponder
Mar 28, 2015

Magma Mobile is a gaming developer that has quietly built up a rather impressive and popular portfolio of Windows Phone games. Many of the gaming titles are great time wasters with challenging game play and nice graphics.

For this weekend's Windows Central Roundup, we have...

Epic Wars
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by George Ponder
Mar 28, 2015

Epic Wars is a Windows Phone game that has you seeking planetary domination one gaming level at a time. The game will test your skills at strategy and reaction as you send your troops to invade and occupy neighboring planets.

Graphics are very minimal, game play has a bit of a...

Ultimate Torch
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by George Ponder
Mar 27, 2015

While there are plenty of flashlight apps in the Windows Phone Store, Ultimate Torch is a simple option worth considering that has a bit of flare to it.

The Windows Phone app comes to us from the developers of myAppFree and has a very clean interface along with a Batman mode to...

Sports Jeopardy
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by George Ponder
Mar 27, 2015

Sports Jeopardy is a relatively new Windows Phone game that takes you on the set of the popular television game show Jeopardy to test your knowledge of the sports world.

The game follows the same format as the TV game show, has customizable characters, online gaming modes and...

PacTruck
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by George Ponder
Mar 26, 2015

PacTruck is a Windows Phone arcade game that has you guiding a truck through a Pac-Man styled maze, collecting cash along the way.

The game has simple controls and 255 levels of play. Available for low-memory Windows Phones and Windows 8, PacTruck makes a nice first impression...

Bubble Pirates
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by George Ponder
Mar 25, 2015

If you are in search of an enjoyable Windows Phone game to pass the time with, take a gander at Bubble Pirates. It is a bubble burst styled game that doesn't really follow the traditional layout of such games. It does follow the match-three rules for bursting bubbles but each of the 100...

Perfect Note
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by George Ponder
Mar 24, 2015

Perfect Note is a simple, feature rich Windows Phone app for recording and managing notes or tasks. The app has a clean and easy to use interface but doesn't skimp on features that include OneDrive integration, Live Tile support and three security options to keep your notes private....

Glozzle
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by George Ponder
Mar 24, 2015

If you are tired of the run of the mill puzzle games, take a gander at the Windows Phone game Glozzle. What sets this puzzle game apart from the field is that it is presented in 3D fashion with pieces floating around as if the puzzle exploded. You spin the elements around in multiple...

Future Factory
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by George Ponder
Mar 23, 2015

Future Factory is a new Windows Phone action adventure game that has you dealing with a factory filled with crazy robots. The Windows Phone game is filled with enemies to fight, dangerous traps to avoid and plenty of weapons to upgrade and buy.

Future Factory is an AppCampus...

Darklings
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by George Ponder
Mar 23, 2015

Darklings is a wonderful Windows Phone game where you find yourself battling sinister forces who are trying to steal the stars from the skies. With quality graphics and challenging game play this AppCampus alumnus has quickly risen to several top ten lists in the Windows Phone Store and...

Baby Toy Phone
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by George Ponder
Mar 23, 2015

Baby Toy Phone is a Windows Phone game that turns your phone into an interactive toy phone for your toddler.

Available for low-memory Windows Phones, Baby Toy Phone has decent graphics, bright colors and a large collection of nursery rhymes that are played when your child makes...

Microsoft Band Apps
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by George Ponder
Mar 21, 2015

While the Microsoft Band is still somewhat limited in availability, the number of Windows Phone apps with support for the Band is growing at a decent pace. Sure, most are customization apps but being able to have the Band fit your personality and style is not a bad thing.

While...

Stage Dive Legends
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by George Ponder
Mar 21, 2015

Stage Dive Legends is a challenging Windows Phone game where you play the role of a rock star who is trying to prove he (or she) is the best crowd surfer around.

The game includes tons of customizations for your rock star, worldwide venues and simple gaming controls. Stage Dive...

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by George Ponder
Mar 20, 2015

Diorama is a relatively new Windows Phone photography app that hopes to appeal to your need for quick and simple solutions. The app creates a tilt shift effect to your images by blurring portions of the top and bottom areas of a photograph. The result can make the images of large images...