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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HTC One's Camera -  How do UltraPixels stack up against the latest Windows Phone?

HTC One's Camera - How do UltraPixels stack up against the latest Windows Phone?

George Ponder 135

HTC unveiled it's latest Android device, the HTC One, today with a lot of the hype centered around the device's camera. HTC billed the camera as being a new experience for smartphones, likely in response to the attention Nokia has received from the innovative Pureview camera on the Lumia 920 Windows Phone. How do the specs shake out? It may surprise many but the HTC One is fitted with a...

Fancy driving or catching public transport? Why not take a stroll with your Windows Phone?

Fancy driving or catching public transport? Why not take a stroll with your Windows Phone?

Rich Edmonds 18

You're going to get behind the wheel? No, you want to catch the bus? Hold it, dear chap! Instead, since it's Mobile Nations Fitness Month, why don't you make use of the pedestrian functionality in the Windows Phone Maps app? Stretch those legs, turn up the beats and introduce your favourite swagger to the unexpected public. There's nothing like a casual stroll on a Friday afternoon,...

Nokia and PopCap team up for Bejeweled LIVE+ exclusively for Lumia users

Nokia and PopCap team up for Bejeweled LIVE+ exclusively for Lumia users

Daniel Rubino 67

Nokia has done it again this week by bringing yet another Xbox game to its dedicated Lumia users. This time around it’s PopCap’s turn with an updated and dare we say nicely done implementation of Bejeweled Live+. For those curious, it’s the “+” that makes this different than the current Bejeweled Live app on the Windows Phone Store. With that name change comes an extra two levels (...

From the Forums: Surface Pro interest levels, Lumia camera comparison and gaming on Surface

From the Forums: Surface Pro interest levels, Lumia camera comparison and gaming on Surface

Rich Edmonds 23

Another week passes us all and more discussions are being published every day. We'll be bringing a handful of threads to your attention, some you may have missed. We understand how it's quite the task to remain up-to-date on everything that's happening, so allow us to help you out. First up is TheGeekNextDoor who's quite simply amazed at how much interest for the Microsoft Surface Pro...

VimpelCom signs deal with Nokia to provide carrier billing support for the Windows Phone Store

VimpelCom signs deal with Nokia to provide carrier billing support for the Windows Phone Store

Rich Edmonds 7

Nokia has announced that it has signed an agreement with VimpelCom Ltd, a global provider of telecommunications services (reportedly the 6th largest mobile operator in the world). The partnership will deliver a new way for consumers to enjoy digital entertainment in the Windows Phone Store, and is also being backed by Microsoft.  VimpelCom has said that consumers who are subscribers on...