Articles by George Ponder

Shotly Golf
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by George Ponder
Mar 12, 2013

Shotly Golf (formerly Executive Caddie) has launched it's 2013 Masters Madness giveaway contest where over forty Windows Phone related items will be given away over the next thirty days. Prizes include Nokia Lumia 920s, Microsoft Surface RT...

Wordemic
Review
by George Ponder
Mar 12, 2013

Wordemic is a word game for your Windows Phone that is played like scrabble but you compete online against others much like you do with Wordament.

You build as many words as possible in scrabble fashion before the clock strikes zero....

BunnyBeyond
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by George Ponder
Mar 11, 2013

BunnyBeyond is a Windows Phone game that calls upon you to wipe out the rabbit population using freeze rays, rockets and pistols.

Now these aren't your typical bunny rabbits but instead alien rabbits who have invaded Earth. Once you blast these...

No Gravity
Review
by George Ponder
Mar 11, 2013

No Gravity is a fast paced Windows Phone 8 game that takes you to the depths of outer space. You are tasked with defending the empire from a mysterious plague by seeking out and destroying the enemy responsible.

No Gravity has thirty-...

Feed Me
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by George Ponder
Mar 10, 2013

BW Camera
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by George Ponder
Mar 09, 2013

BW Camera is a Windows Phone app designed to take black and white images. It's a rather nice photography app that allows you to capture images from default settings or tweak the relative amounts of red, green and blue channels to match your own tastes...

Memorylage
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by George Ponder
Mar 08, 2013

Memorylage is a nifty Windows Phone 8 app that taps into your Pictures Hub as an alternative viewer for your pictures. Memorylage displays the galleries in collage form and has the ability to create collages from selected images that can be...

Mix NFC Tag Writer
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by George Ponder
Mar 08, 2013

If you use Nokia Music and are looking for a quick way to access your song mixes, take a gander at Mix NFC Tag Writer for your Windows Phone 8 device.

Mix NFC Tag Writer will let you generate and write links to your favorite Nokia Music...

Windows Phone Central platformer game roundup
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by George Ponder
Mar 08, 2013


Windows Phone Central Game Roundup: Platformers

Now that Fitness Month has passed, we'll return to our regularly scheduled roundups for the other various games and apps available in the Windows Phone Store. This week we revisit platformer games....

GPS Voice Navigation
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by George Ponder
Mar 07, 2013

GPS Voice Navigation is a turn-by-turn navigation app for your Windows Phone and it recently received a hefty update. The version 5.1 update for Windows Phone 7.x devices gets a map autozoom and search in contacts feature along with a few bug fixes....

Camera Extras from Nokia
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by George Ponder
Mar 07, 2013

Nokia has bumped the Camera Extras app for their Windows Phone 7.x devices to version 2.0. We haven't been ignoring the update. It's just that we aren't exactly sure what the update brings to the table.

There's not a change log available, which...

Maluuba
Review
by George Ponder
Mar 07, 2013

We mentioned the release of Maluuba for Windows Phone 8 the other day and had the opportunity to tinker with the voice controlled personal assistant over the past few days. Maluuba is a "Siri"-like app that lets you initiate searches, set...

Social Scout
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by George Ponder
Mar 06, 2013

Social Scout is a Facebook Places app for our Windows Phone that is designed to help you explore what is nearby, find places, check-in to places, and find where your Facebook friends are. The app is from JDB Pocketware, developers of HandyScan...

Skelly Archer
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by George Ponder
Mar 05, 2013

Skelly Archer is a new Windows Phone game that has made it to the Windows Phone Store's "New and Rising" ranks. It is an adventure game where you play the role of Skelly the skeleton, a fallen archer, set on conquering a wide assortment of monsters and...

Italian English Dict+
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by George Ponder
Mar 05, 2013

Windows Phone developer Ascendo has released four language dictionaries for our Windows Phone 8 devices. The dictionaries include Spanish, German, Italian and French.

Each dictionary includes a keyword search field to allow you to look up your words....

ConsoTracker
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by George Ponder
Mar 05, 2013

Last month during Fitness Month we highlighted several apps that would help you track water consumption, calories and other aspects of your fitness efforts. ConsoTracker came to our attention that offers a lot of flexibility in tracking items from your...

Staples Trade Up to Touch Program
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by George Ponder
Mar 04, 2013

Staples has an interesting Windows 8 Trade up to Touch program running where you can earn you a little cash back and have the opportunity to recycle your old computer in the process.

When you buy a qualifying touch screen laptop or tablet at...

ProShot
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by George Ponder
Mar 04, 2013

Rise Up Games have been busy working on updating their Windows Phone 8 app ProShot. Another update, version 2.4, went live over the weekend bringing a handful of features and fixes to the camera app.

The version 2.4 update adds a 3X Zoom and a...

AT&T Digital Life
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by George Ponder
Mar 04, 2013

AT&T announced their Digital Life Home Security and Automation service back in January and over the weekend, they released their Windows Phone companion app, AT&T Digital Life.

The Digital Life Home Security and Automation service allows...