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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Amazing Alex and Ms. Splosion Man arrive on Xbox Windows Phone, won't run on the same phone [Updated]

Amazing Alex and Ms. Splosion Man arrive on Xbox Windows Phone, won't run on the same phone [Updated]

Paul Acevedo 108

Things have certainly been picking up for Xbox on Windows Phone lately. Not only do Nokia and Chillingo continue pumping out exclusives like Vampire Rush and Storm in a Teacup, but there have been two non-Nokia Xbox releases for several weeks now. The trend continues today as the long-awaited Ms. Splosion Man from Iron Galaxy Studios finally debuts alongside Amazing Alex. That’s the...

Down under with a new Lumia 920 or Lumia 820? Grab your free Nokia wireless charger!

Down under with a new Lumia 920 or Lumia 820? Grab your free Nokia wireless charger!

Rich Edmonds 31

Do you reside in Australia and own a Lumia 820 or Lumia 920 Windows Phone that was purchased between April 1st and May 31st of 2013? You're eligible for a free Nokia wireless charging package! For the Lumia 920 owners, a free wireless charging plate is available (worth $69.95), while Lumia 820 owners can enjoy a free wireless charging shell and plate combination (worth $109.90). So how...

Glass half full: Nokia brings Xbox games Vampire Rush and Storm in a Teacup to Windows Phone

Glass half full: Nokia brings Xbox games Vampire Rush and Storm in a Teacup to Windows Phone

Paul Acevedo 56

Ah, Chillingo. Where would Lumia owning gamers be without you? Just a couple of weeks ago, the indie-focused arm of Electronic Arts published a pair of new Nokia exclusive Xbox games: Dream Track Nation and Tiny Plane.  Those ports are a little rough, but the developer PowPowGames already has patches on the way. Besides, more Xbox games is always a good thing, especially after that...

Nokia Lumia 920 firmware update rolling out in Europe, adds "other" storage tool

Nokia Lumia 920 firmware update rolling out in Europe, adds "other" storage tool

Rich Edmonds 234

Reports have flooded in that the 1308 firmware update for Lumia 920 Windows Phones, which improves photo quality and implements the tool to help consumers manage the pesky "Other" storage, is rolling out in multiple European markets. The update has already been released in the US, but Europe wasn't far behind.  As well as the alterations made to the image quality and the storage tool,...

Instagraph: Unofficial Instagram app destined for Windows Phone 8 and here’s how it works

Instagraph: Unofficial Instagram app destined for Windows Phone 8 and here’s how it works

Daniel Rubino 190

Last night we cruelly teased about a potential way for Windows Phone 8 users to post to Instagram right from their devices. To be honest, we did that because it was just too late (too dark) to shoot video and yes, it was a good warm-up. The good news is no, it is most definitely not a (late) April’s Fools’ joke. It’s 100% legitimate and yes, it will be submitted to the Windows Phone...