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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Sonic 4: Episode II PC beta leaks, leading to awesome new videos for us to watch

Sonic 4: Episode II PC beta leaks, leading to awesome new videos for us to watch

Paul Acevedo 4

For a few short hours yesterday, anyone who preordered Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II on Steam (the most popular provider of downloadable PC games) had the chance to download and play a near-complete beta version of the game. Not long thereafter, somebody realized the error, removed the beta, and deactivated it from users' Steam libraries. Before that happened, several players managed...

Executive Caddie + coming exclusively to Nokia Lumia Windows Phones with augmented reality

Executive Caddie + coming exclusively to Nokia Lumia Windows Phones with augmented reality

Daniel Rubino 6

Last week we reported on the possibility of the popular and highly rated golfing app Executive Caddie coming to the Nokia Collection in the Marketplace. Today, WPCentral can confirm that this is indeed correct and we'll see a new edition, called Executive Caddie +, headed to Lumia devices in the first two-weeks of May. What's more, we have all the details below including exclusive...

Nokia working on new Lumia 800 firmware, with possible tethering functionality?

Nokia working on new Lumia 800 firmware, with possible tethering functionality?

Rich Edmonds 21

We've previously reported on how the Lumia 710 and 800 do not support Internet Sharing, but the 610 and 900 do. It's a slight pain that has separated Lumia Windows Phone owners. Thankfully Nokia has confirmed that tethering will be available on both the Lumia 710 and 800 in a future firmware update - something we're currently on the lookout for. The folks from Plaffo are reporting that...

Monster Island no longer listed in the Marketplace, possibly due to Xbox Live Achievement issue

Monster Island no longer listed in the Marketplace, possibly due to Xbox Live Achievement issue

Paul Acevedo 18

Monster Island’s Xbox Live launch on Wednesday was odd for a couple of reasons. First, only people located in the US could buy it, even though past Miniclip games launched worldwide. Second, one of Monster Island’s Achievements, ‘Big Spender,’ is tied directly to purchasing $3 worth of PDLC. That raised my eyebrows pretty much off my head, and I know I’m not alone. Only a couple of days...