Articles by George Ponder

LockAgenda
Review
by George Ponder
Oct 16, 2014

The Windows Phone Store is has plenty lockscreen apps that allows you to add a certain level of customization to your Windows Phone lockscreen. LockAgenda hopes to attract your attention by displaying more of your daily schedule of appointments on your lockscreen.

The app has...

Incandescence
Review
by George Ponder
Oct 15, 2014

Incandescence is an upbeat Windows Phone game that will test your rhythm, reflexes and speed. Described as a finger drumming game, you try to keep pace with the background music's beat and tap circles that light up in rhythm with the music.

Incandescence reminds me a little of...

Violett
Article
by George Ponder
Oct 14, 2014

If you are a fan of fantasy adventure games chocked full of mind bending puzzles, this week's myAppFree Deal will be hard to pass by.

Violett, is a wonderfully drawn up Windows Phone adventure game where you play the role of the lead character who has been mysteriously...

Enter OrcKid
Review
by George Ponder
Oct 14, 2014

Enter Orckid is an action packed Windows Phone game where you take control of a young orc warrior who has to hack his way through the various game quests.

The storyline has the Orcs nearing the brink of extinction and it is up to the young Orc warrior to save the day by...

Lightbox Pro
Review
by George Ponder
Oct 13, 2014

Our Windows Phones can be rather convenient at times, from checking the weather to sending a quick email to even casting a little light on things. Lightbox Pro is a Windows Phone utility app that offers eight different ways to use your camera light and phone display to light things up...

My Top Weather Apps for Windows Phone
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by George Ponder
Oct 11, 2014

Windows Phone Central App Roundup: Weather Apps

Weather apps seem to multiply faster than a burrow full of rabbits and are one of the more populated genres of apps in the Windows Phone Store. You have feature rich apps that not only deliver the current and extended forecasts but also...

NFC Safe
Review
by George Ponder
Oct 11, 2014

NFC Safe is an interesting Windows Phone app that allows you to secure important date, images and credentials on your Windows Phone. The app utilizes your Windows Phone's NFC abilities to create a NFC Tag key that will open the app. Otherwise, your information is locked up and secure...

Square Me
Review
by George Ponder
Oct 10, 2014

They say the simplest things in live are often the most enjoyable. Square Me is a Windows Phone game that hopes to tap into that philosophy and find its way into your Windows Phone gaming library.

Square Me isn't a very complicated game. You are presented with a collection of...

Roku Windows Phone App
Review
by George Ponder
Oct 09, 2014

Over the summer, Roku officially released a Windows Phone 8.1 and Windows 8.1 version of their Roku app, which turns your device into a handy remote control for your Roku device.

The Roku app has a simple interface and will automatically detect your Roku devices. We've been...

Afterlight
Review
by George Ponder
Oct 08, 2014

Afterlight is a Windows Phone photo editor that joins the crowded field of photography apps available in the Windows Phone Store. Afterlight hopes its simple design and snappy tools will help it stand out from this crowded field of apps.

Afterlight offers 8 adjustment tools, 57...

Calculator Toolbox
Article
by George Ponder
Oct 07, 2014

Calculator Toolbox is a feature rich Windows Phone calculator app that includes forty-two calculators that includes a tip calculator, a discount calculator, a debt to income calculator, mortgage calculators and more.

The app was updated earlier today to version 2.3 to add a...

Duet from TMSALOFT
Article
by George Ponder
Oct 07, 2014

Duet from TMSALOFT is a frustratingly challenging Windows Phone game where you have to guide a pair of rotating orbs around various objects as they fall from the top of the screen.

While it's not the official version of the game (which isn't available for Windows Phone), it is...

Bit Raid
Review
by George Ponder
Oct 07, 2014

Bit Raid is a retro-styled arcade game for Windows Phone where you are tasked with protecting your bit-base from bit-bombs that fall from the top of the screen.

Graphics are minimal, much like you would find with a Pong era game than a current day video game. Game play is fast...

Windows Phone Lockscreen
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by George Ponder
Oct 06, 2014

With Microsoft updating the Windows Phone Glance Screen, adding support for MSN Weather and Health & Fitness apps, we thought it was time to revisit a popular subject, our Windows Phone lockscreen.

The native lockscreen settings offer a healthy amount of options to customize...

HiLight
Review
by George Ponder
Oct 06, 2014

HiLight is a simple Windows Phone game where you have to retrace flashes of lights. The game's backdrop is a collection of wonderfully drawn up landscape images.

However, don't let the game's simple premise and good looks fool you. HiLight can drive you a little crazy trying to...

Mini-Dogfight
Review
by George Ponder
Oct 05, 2014

Mini Dogfight is an air combat Windows Phone game that puts you behind the controls of World War I era fighter planes. The mission oriented game pits you against a host of enemy Aces where you battle to be the Top Ace.

Available for low-memory devices, Mini Dogfight offers a...

Shooter Game Roundup
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by George Ponder
Oct 04, 2014

Windows Phone Central Game Roundup: Shooter Games

If you are curious as to what new gaming and app titles are available in the Windows Phone Store, you need to check out the New and Rising section in the Store. You can filter out all the games and apps or dial it down to a specific...

Pango Zoo
Review
by George Ponder
Oct 04, 2014

Every now and then, we check out Windows Phone Store title designed for our younger audience, finding ourselves stumbling upon a gem of a game or app. Pango Zoo is one such app that is an attractive, dare I say impressive, Windows Phone children's game that lets your child interact with...

Bow Man HD
Review
by George Ponder
Oct 04, 2014

Bow Man HD is a Windows Phone game that will test your skills at archery by way of a dueling contest where you need to take out your opponent before they take you out. The game has three dueling modes along with target shoot where you get to shoot down passing birds.

Bow Man HD...

The Return of the Ducks
Review
by George Ponder
Oct 03, 2014

The Return of the Ducks is a Windows Phone shooter game that has you battling evil ducks who are dead set on stealing your pumpkins.

As you might guess, you are tasked with blasting these ducks out of the sky before they can abscond with your pumpkins. The game includes twenty...