Articles by George Ponder

Frankencircus
Review
by George Ponder
Jan 09, 2015

Frankencircus is a relatively new Windows Phone endless runner game that takes on the gaming genre in a slightly bizarre and unique manner. The back-story for the game is that an explosion rocks the local zoo and animal parts are at a market low. This opens the door for a local surgeon...

Definitionado
Review
by George Ponder
Jan 08, 2015

Definitionado is a relatively new Windows Phone word game that had a crossword puzzle feel about it. Imagine working on a crossword puzzle without the words crossing and just solving the word clues and you come close to Definitionado.

You are presented with clues that define a...

Article
by George Ponder
Jan 07, 2015

Appy Weather is a popular Windows Phone weather app that presents weather forecasts in somewhat of a personal nature. With a minimalistic design, the weather app does offer the nuts and bolts of your forecast but also offers a comparison of upcoming weather conditions to what you are...

Top Gear: Stunt School
Review
by George Ponder
Jan 07, 2015

If you have ever had the urge to see how far you can jump a Winnebago, the Windows Phone game Top Gear: Stunt School might spark your interest.

Top Gear: Stunt School is the second official Windows Phone game from the popular television series Top Gear (we also have Top Gear:...

Folders Pro, Advanced File Manager
Article
by George Ponder
Jan 06, 2015

Folders Pro, Advanced File Manager is, as the title suggests, is a Windows Phone file manager. It is a feature riddled Windows Phone app that features password protected files and the ability to move, copy, paste, rename or delete folders or files on your Windows Phone. It will not tap...

Shuttle Shuffle
Review
by George Ponder
Jan 06, 2015

Shuttle Shuffle is a Windows Phone puzzle game where you are tasked with helping aliens find their spaceship (or shuttle) and fly home. Each ship's color corresponds with its alien pilot and you have a set number of moves to get each alien to their ship.

Shuttle Shuffle has 72...

HiLight
Article
by George Ponder
Jan 05, 2015

Several months ago we took a look at the Windows Phone game HiLight that is more or less a picturesque game of Simon Says. The multi-level game presents you with a sequence of lighted circles that flash and you have to repeat the pattern by tapping on the circles. You start out with...

Review
by George Ponder
Jan 05, 2015

Monocle is a simple Windows Phone photography app that allows you to apply a handful of lens distortion effects to your photos. The app also has a small collection of basic editing tools, tonal effects and a vignette tool to further edit your photos with.

As far as Windows Phone...

Death Board
Review
by George Ponder
Jan 03, 2015

Death Board is a Windows Phone game that has the potential to drive you nuts. It is a game that challenges you to quickly find a matching number before the game clock strikes zero.

While the game concept sounds simple, you only have a few seconds on the clock and it's surprising...

New Year's Checklist Collection
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by George Ponder
Jan 03, 2015

Windows Central Roundup: Windows Phone Collection - New Year's Checklist

We have touched on several of the Windows Phone Store Collections over the past year and for those not familiar, these collections are an assemblage of Windows Phone apps and games from a particular theme or genre...

Perfect Note
Review
by George Ponder
Jan 03, 2015

Perfect Note is, as you would guess, a Windows Phone app for recording and managing notes or tasks. While the app has a clean and simple interface, Perfect Note doesn't skimp on features with OneDrive integration and three security modes to protect your notes.

Notes can be...

Remember to Drink
Review
by George Ponder
Jan 02, 2015

Remember to Drink is a Windows Phone app designed to help you drink the right amount of water during the day. Staying hydrated is an important aspect of good health and this app will not only remind you to drink but will also track your water intake and adjust your intake needs based on...

CloudMesh Pro
Article
by George Ponder
Jan 01, 2015

If you are looking for a Windows Phone solution to access all your cloud services from one location, this week's myAppFree deal might be of interest. CloudMesh Pro is a Windows Phone app that pulls all your cloud services under one roof for easy access and management.

The app...

Car Dash
Article
by George Ponder
Jan 01, 2015

Car Dash is an automotive dashboard Windows Phone app that puts a vast selection of features at your fingertips while on the road. The large touch interface makes it easy to access HERE maps, MixRadio, access contacts and more.

The Windows Phone app has been updated a few times...

Elemental Bubbles HD
Review
by George Ponder
Jan 01, 2015

Elemental Bubbles HD is a Windows Phone puzzle game where you have to trigger a chain reaction between elemental bubbles that clears the screen of all the bubbles. The game challenges your skills at strategic planning with a game clock that adds a sense of urgency.

Elemental...

Clock O Matic
Review
by George Ponder
Dec 31, 2014

Clock O' Matic is a very clean and simple clock app that delivers a world clock, alarm, stopwatch and countdown timer to your Windows Phone. With its no-nonsense interface, Live Tile support and multiple alarm/timer abilities Clock O' Matic is an impressive Windows Phone app.

In...

New Year 2015
Article
by George Ponder
Dec 31, 2014

Some Windows Phone apps to help you say farewell to 2014 and welcome the New Year with a few drinks.

As everyone prepares to bring in the New Year, we thought a Windows Phone app roundup of mixology apps would be in order. Many are planning social gatherings where you'll need to...

Metal Combat
Review
by George Ponder
Dec 30, 2014

Metal Combat is a Windows Phone arcade game where you guide a team of combat cats through various battle zones in an effort to save their friend who has been captured.

Available for low-memory Windows Phones, the game has forty levels of play that are spread out across four map...

Calculator Toolbox
Article
by George Ponder
Dec 29, 2014

Calculator Toolbox is a feature rich Windows Phone app that delivers 44 different calculators from eight different categories to your phone. You also get currency and unit converter with 14 unit categories with Calculator Toolbox.

While there is a scaled back free version of...

Mi Challenge Alarm
Review
by George Ponder
Dec 29, 2014

Mi Challenge Alarm is a uniquely designed alarm clock for your Windows Phone that hopes to make it difficult to constantly hit the snooze button or to sleep through your alarm. Being a challenge alarm, Mi will present you with a series of questions based off your music and image files....