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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Flood of apps hit the Windows Phone Marketplace! Adobe, WeatherChannel, Netflix, YouTube, Earthworm Jim...

Flood of apps hit the Windows Phone Marketplace! Adobe, WeatherChannel, Netflix, YouTube, Earthworm Jim...

Daniel Rubino 12

Windows Phone 7 day is ON! We're waking up to a ton of new apps flooding the store as we speak (we checked yesterday and there were over 160 games available, including 15 LIVE titles). Some of the big ones to make an appearance are: Adobe Reader WeatherChannel Netflix Earthworm Jim, Sims3 YouTube ...and more. Plus all of the indy apps and games, a lot of which are free. So far even...

Software developer throws down gauntlet to Google: shows how to code Google Maps in WP7

Software developer throws down gauntlet to Google: shows how to code Google Maps in WP7

Daniel Rubino 4

Now here's a bold challenge: Joost van Schaik has demonstrated how easy it is to code Google Maps into a Windows Phone 7 application (taking advantage of Bing Map Control to do so; The image above is a Google Map satellite layer on top the Street layer, done with actual coding). He dares Google to make a Google Maps application, suggesting if they don't, someone else will and they'll do...