Articles by George Ponder

Extreme Flight
Review
by George Ponder
Jan 25, 2013

Extreme Flight is an arcade styled game for your Windows Phone that brings Barnstorming to the small screen.  With Extreme Flight you pilot a stunt plane through various obstacle courses.  Obstacle courses full of hoops to fly through all the...

Windows Phone Central Roundup of XIMAD Games
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by George Ponder
Jan 25, 2013

There are a handful of Windows Phone developers out there that offer a diverse portfolio of apps and games. XIMAD, Inc qualifies as such with offerings ranging from children's books to bible apps to games.

XIMAD has had a presence in the Windows Phone...

Samsung ATIV Odyssey
Article
by George Ponder
Jan 24, 2013

We just got our hands on the new Verizon Samsung ATIV Odyssey and it makes a nice first impression. The Windows Phone has a familiar feel to it that reminds us of the Samsung Focus 2 or maybe a thicker version of the original Samsung Focus.  The ATIV Odyssey...

Ninja Joe
Review
by George Ponder
Jan 24, 2013

Easy to play, hard to master is definitely one way to describe the Windows Phone game Ninja Joe. It is a nicely animated, slightly addictive, challenging platform game for your Windows Phone.

You play the role of Joe, a ninja in search of...

Soul Gambler
Review
by George Ponder
Jan 24, 2013

Soul Gambler is a rather interesting role playing game for your Windows Phone. Not only in the game play itself but also in that game's future hinges on a Kickstarter project's success.

Soul Gambler is a interactive story game where you...

Social Scout
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by George Ponder
Jan 23, 2013

JDB Pocketware, developers of HandyScan, has a new Windows Phone app over in the Windows Phone Store. Social Scout is a Facebook Places app designed to help you explore what's nearby, find places, check-in and find out where your Facebook...

Get the Parachute
Review
by George Ponder
Jan 22, 2013

Get the Parachute is the latest Windows Phone game release from the Nokia Institute of Technology. The Institute is not a Nokia subsidiary but rather an independent, non-profit research and development center funded in part by Nokia.

Get the...

Xbox Live
Article
by George Ponder
Jan 22, 2013

Armed Strike
Review
by George Ponder
Jan 22, 2013

Armed Strike is an arcade styled, World War II combat game for your Windows Phone. You battle the Axis powers by air and sea, piloting a wide variety of aircraft and ships. Armed Strike has ten missions in a campaign mode, each with its own...

Lets Golf 2
Article
by George Ponder
Jan 21, 2013

Lets Golf 2 is a popular Xbox Windows Phone game that has evidently had some installation issues with Windows Phone 8 devices. Issues that caused the installation process to crash leaving Windows Phone 8 users in the club house.

Whatever the...

Gibbage Cases
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by George Ponder
Jan 21, 2013

Gibbage Cases is an interesting home grown venture that takes advantage of 3D printing to produce a protective case for your HTC 8X Windows Phone. The cases are the creation of Kevin "Gibbage" Miller that have been designed with three principals in mind....

Movielator
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by George Ponder
Jan 21, 2013

If you're in the mood for watching a movie but can't decide what to watch, give Movielator a try. The Windows Phone app was recently released to the Store and will randomly pull up movie titles as suggestions on what to watch.  The results are based on...

Speed Tunnel
Review
by George Ponder
Jan 21, 2013

Speed Tunnel is a fast paced, somewhat challenging, nicely animated game for your Windows Phone. The goal is simple, race as far as you can through the tunnel and avoid crashing into the various obstacles along the way.

To help you along the way...

Chimpact
Review
by George Ponder
Jan 19, 2013

Looking for a fun game for your Windows Phone 8 device? You may want to give Chimpact a try.

Chimpact is a jumper game of sorts where you have to navigate your chimp up the screen by launching him from hammock to hammock. Graphics are...

Cam Newton's Windows Phone Commercial
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by George Ponder
Jan 18, 2013

Last week Microsoft asked you to vote for which Windows Phone commercial from NFL Quarterback Cam Newton should air during the NFC Championship pre-game show. You had the choice of four endings to the commercial using a different catch phrase at the end.

...
Captain Pirate
Review
by George Ponder
Jan 18, 2013

Captain Pirate is an odd little game for your Windows Phone. Odd not so much in a bad way but remember the old board game Operation? Where you had to have a steady hand to extract game pieces (body parts of sorts) from a cartoon character? Touch the...

Windows Phone Central's Game Roundup
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by George Ponder
Jan 18, 2013


Windows Phone Central's Roundup of New+Rising Games

Sure... you can use your Windows Phone for checking email, making phone calls, taking pictures, and other productive activities. But it's also a great device to play games on.

Couldn't...

Team Tiles-SEC for Windows Phone 8
Review
by George Ponder
Jan 17, 2013

If you're a fan of any of the Southeastern Conference's Collegiate teams, the Windows Phone 8 app Team Tiles - SEC is a must. The app covers all fourteen teams of the SEC and has individual team pages for each team that has links to that particular...

HelpBridge from Microsoft
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by George Ponder
Jan 17, 2013

HelpBridge is a new Windows Phone app from Microsoft that is designed to help you get through times of emergency and find resources to help those in need.

You'll have to create a HelpBridge account based on your Facebook or Microsoft...