George Ponder

George is the Reviews Editor at Windows Central, concentrating on Windows 10 PC and Mobile apps. He's been a supporter of the platform since the days of Windows CE and uses his current Windows 10 Mobile phone daily to keep up with life and enjoy a game during down time.

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Survey: More enterprise technology workers would rather own a Windows tablet than an iPad

Survey: More enterprise technology workers would rather own a Windows tablet than an iPad

Rich Edmonds 53

Nearly one third of tech workers in the enterprise sector say they would prefer their next tablet to run on the Windows platform, according to a Forrester Research survey. The survey revealed that 32 percent of information workers surveyed prefer Microsoft Surface, while only 26 percent favour the iPad and 12 percent would choose Android hardware.  What's more is that the survey is...

No new Xbox Windows Phone game this week - let's look at games that SHOULD be made

No new Xbox Windows Phone game this week - let's look at games that SHOULD be made

Paul Acevedo 103

As our game-playing readers have probably noticed by now, Xbox for Windows Phone isn’t truly out of drought territory just yet. There is no new Xbox release this week. We asked Microsoft whether the two free Gameloft games on Tuesday were intended to make up for the lack of release. Unfortunately, those games being offered for free resulted from a Store glitch that has since been...

Rapid fire: Groupon and multiple Windows Phone apps updated, adding new features, fixing bugs

Rapid fire: Groupon and multiple Windows Phone apps updated, adding new features, fixing bugs

Rich Edmonds 15

There have been a number of minor updates pushed through the Windows Phone Store for a selection of apps. We've clocked 10 notifications through the night, which certainly feels like Christmas to any smartphone owner. We'll quickly run through what's new in each app in one swoop, to provide a heads up on what you can expect to see should you own any of the apps affected. So sit back,...

Tone mapping, filters and more. HDR Photo Camera gets big update in version 2.2

Tone mapping, filters and more. HDR Photo Camera gets big update in version 2.2

Sam Sabri 25

Unlike iOS, Windows Phone doesn’t have any native HDR abilities baked into the camera application. Instead Microsoft left it up for developers to develop ‘lenses’ for your device – basically camera applications. So right now we’ve got two fairly solid HDR apps in the Store, HDR Photo Camera and HDR Camera. We compared the two back in mid-January, but it looks like HDR Photo received a...