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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T-Mobile reminds our BlackBerry Q10 we should have waited for the Lumia 925

T-Mobile reminds our BlackBerry Q10 we should have waited for the Lumia 925

Daniel Rubino 97

Last night on our adorable BlackBerry Q10 for T-Mobile (don’t ask, we like to drink and dabble in technology), we received a text message that no doubt many T-Mobile users received: an advertisement for the upcoming Nokia Lumia 925. The message was simple: “Where style lives, this phone rules. Get the sleek, new Nokia Lumia 925—only from T-Mobile.” followed by a pre-registration link....

Get it now: Simple Calendar version 2.0 is now live in the Windows Phone Store

Get it now: Simple Calendar version 2.0 is now live in the Windows Phone Store

Daniel Rubino 139

We gave you a sneak peek last week of Simple Calendar version 2.0, featuring a swanky new Modern UI inspired Live Tiles and easy to read calendar system. While version 1.2 had been sitting on the Store we promised we’d update you when that major revamp went through and sure enough, it’s live now. Version 2.0 brings with it a bunch of new changes, including another new Live Tile that we...

Microsoft's Xbox One invades our hotel bathrooms; watches us while we shower

Microsoft's Xbox One invades our hotel bathrooms; watches us while we shower

Michael Archambault 151

Okay - the Xbox One isn’t actually watching us shower, but Microsoft doesn’t want us to go even a few minutes without seeing an ad for their latest console. Our Editor-At-Large, Simon Sage, tweeted this picture after getting back to his Los Angles hotel room. The advertisement states: “Drive fast. Defend Rome. Skype on your TV. All in one. – Xbox One” The first two statements are...

Official MapQuest App, a simple navigation alternative, now available for Windows Phone 8

Official MapQuest App, a simple navigation alternative, now available for Windows Phone 8

George Ponder 48

MapQuest is no secret to mapping things out and has thrown it's name on to the Windows Phone Store shelves. The Windows Phone 8 app has voice-guided navigation, real-time traffic conditions, the ability to hunt down restaurants, and a lot more. I can remember when MapQuest was the go-to website for looking up addresses and the MapQuest Windows Phone app makes a rather nice first...