Articles by George Ponder

Cut the Rope: Experiments
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by George Ponder
Apr 22, 2013

Cut the Rope: Experiments is a fun Xbox Live game for your Windows Phone 7.x and 8 devices. It hit the Windows Phone Store last week for $2.99 and today, the price has been cut to $.99.

The sequel to the original Cut the Rope has a mad scientist...

ProFlashlight
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by George Ponder
Apr 22, 2013

ProFlashlight is a feature filled flashlight app for your Windows Phone 8 device. It not only lets you turn on your camera light to act as a flashlight but it also has a battery level, compass direction display and a Morse code feature.

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Phone Search
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by George Ponder
Apr 21, 2013

Phone Search is a Windows Phone 8 and 7.x app that lets you search your calendar and contacts from a central location.

You can search by keyword, address, phone book, date and all the details of your calendar and contacts will be scoured. If...

Windows Phone Central App Roundup: Photo Lockers
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by George Ponder
Apr 19, 2013


Windows Phone Central App Roundup: Photo Lockers

The other day we took a look at the Windows Phone app Pic Lock Ultimate. It's an app that lets you store photos in a secure environment, away from prying eyes. Pic Lock also goes a...

Monster Pinball HD Red Stripe Deal
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by George Ponder
Apr 18, 2013

We've already mentioned the Xbox Live portion of this week's Windows Phone Red Stripe Deals, Sonic CD. The other two parts of this weeks deals include Monster Pinball HD and Polyglot.

For those not familiar with Red Stripe...

Camera Preset+
Review
by George Ponder
Apr 18, 2013

Camera Preset+ is a Windows Phone 8 photography app that allows you to save your camera settings in a preset tile for easy access.

You can create a series or group of settings within each preset, just in case you're not sure what settings will...

Nokia Lumia 928 Mockup
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by George Ponder
Apr 18, 2013

We've seen renderings, images and even a video highlighting the screen assembly on the Nokia Lumia 928 that is destined for Verizon. We are now hearing rumors that Nokia will officially announce the Lumia 928 on April 25th with availability in stores a few...

Microsoft Surface Phone needed?
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by George Ponder
Apr 16, 2013

Is there a need for a Microsoft Windows or Surface Phone?  Microsoft's Vice President of the Windows Phone Division, Terry Myerson, doesn't think so.  Speaking in an interview with AllThingsD's Dive Into Mobile series, Myerson said there just isn't a...

Windows 8 Start Screen
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by George Ponder
Apr 16, 2013

Flipit & Guess
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by George Ponder
Apr 16, 2013

Flipit & Guessit is an interesting picture puzzle game for your Windows Phone 8 and 7.x devices. You are presented with a blacked out picture that is divided into an 8x8 grid. Tap on a grid to reveal part of the picture and guess what the picture...

DualCamPhoto
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by George Ponder
Apr 15, 2013

DualCamPhoto is one of the more interesting Windows Phone 8 camera apps in that you capture photos using both the front and rear cameras with a single press of the shutter. DualCamPhoto was recently updated to version 2 and adds a nice set of features...

Pirates Plunder 2
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by George Ponder
Apr 15, 2013

Pirates Plunder is a nice Windows Phone game that is very similar to Flight Control but instead of controlling airplanes, you control pirate ships as they set sail to port to unload their bounty. Pirates Plunder 2 is the sequel and while you...

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by George Ponder
Apr 13, 2013

Some time ago we took a look at Gibbage Cases for the HTC 8x. The cases are 3D printed shells that snap on to your 8x to give the Windows Phone a little bit of style and protection. There was mention that cases were in development for the Nokia Lumia 920 and it...

I am Box
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by George Ponder
Apr 13, 2013

I am Box is one of the simplest Windows Phone games out there. But you shouldn't mistake simple with easy because I am Box can kick you to the curb.

I am Box is a fast paced game of survival calling you to catch incoming...

Pic Lock Ultimate
Review
by George Ponder
Apr 12, 2013

Pic Lock Ultimate is a feature rich photography app for your Windows Phone 8 device that keeps your photos and videos secure from prying eyes.

Pic Lock Ultimate uses a four digit or alphanumeric passcodes, has an anti-intruder system,...

ProShot
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by George Ponder
Apr 12, 2013

ProShot is a popular photography app for our Windows Phone 8 devices that offers you more control over your camera. An update was pushed out this morning that mainly deals with performance enhancements.

The version 2.6.5 update boosts overall...

Windows Phone Central Game Roundup: Golf
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by George Ponder
Apr 12, 2013


Windows Phone Central Game Roundup: Golf Games

There's a small golf tournament going on over in Augusta, Georgia this week where one golfer will take home a coveted Green Jacket (and a healthy pay check).  In honor of this event, we felt that a...

Red Stripe Deals
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by George Ponder
Apr 11, 2013

We mentioned Microsoft's new Red Stripe Deal promotion earlier this month. It's not a special on Jamaican Beer but rather weekly discounts on Windows Phone apps and games. Every week Microsoft will highlight certain apps at a discounted price and you can pick...

Ciel
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by George Ponder
Apr 11, 2013

Ciel is a photography app for your Windows Phone 8 device similar to PhotoWeather Pro. It allows you to take a photo and place an overlay that will detail your current location, the current weather.  Additionally there is an assortment of...

Quotr
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by George Ponder
Apr 10, 2013

Looking for a really simple quote app? One that generates countless inspirational quotations from the likes of Confucius, Voltaire, and Grandma Moses? If so, Quotr is a new Windows Phone 8 that should fit the bill.

Quotr is as simple as...