Articles by George Ponder

Incredible Toys
Review
by George Ponder
Sep 19, 2014

Incredible Toys is a Windows Phone action/adventure game where you help a collection of toy heroes survive a journey through Toy World. Game play is along the lines of an action runner game with some RPG features. Graphics are nice with a slight children's storybook feel. I will say...

Monochromatic
Review
by George Ponder
Sep 18, 2014

Monochromatic joins the ranks of the many Windows Phone photo editors and hopes to garner some attention with its simple layout and core editing features. Editing tools include cropping, exposure controls, vignette application and a few tonal filters. You also have an in-house camera...

Assassin's Creed Pirates
Article
by George Ponder
Sep 18, 2014

Last month Assassin's Creed Pirates was released for both Windows Phone and Windows 8 devices. Shortly afterwards, the Windows Phone version was pulled from the Store due to widespread crashes and errors.

The developers over at Ubisoft have apparently patched things up and AC...

PhotoMic
Review
by George Ponder
Sep 17, 2014

PhotoMic is a Windows Phone photo editor that gives you the ability to add text bubbles to your photos, creating a short story with your images. The app also has the option to create a collage from your photos that allows your images to take on a comic strip appearance.

PhotoMic...

Review
by George Ponder
Sep 17, 2014

Pig Jump is yet another endless runner styled Windows Phone game that has you jumping a pig across a river that is full of hungry crocodiles, dangerous buzzards and other perils.

To help with the chances of survival, the pig is armed with a bazooka, with an unlimited supply of...

Sky Patrol
Article
by George Ponder
Sep 16, 2014

Sky Patrol is a fast paced combat game for your Windows Phone where you are the eye in the sky to protect allied convoys as they work their way through hostile enemy territories.

Sky Patrol is available for low-memory devices, is filled with challenging gaming levels and is your...

Tubecast
Review
by George Ponder
Sep 16, 2014

Looking for a decent YouTube Windows Phone client? It's not impossible task with quality choices such as Metrotube and myTube available. Tubecast is another Windows Phone option that gets strong ratings in the Windows Phone Store and hopes to garner some attention as well.

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Beaver Kickin'
Review
by George Ponder
Sep 15, 2014

Beaver Kickin' is an endless runner styled Windows Phone game where you are tasked with kicking a beaver and have him sail as far as possible before giving into gravity.

Each chapter of the game has a story line that is nicely illustrated with a comic book feature. For example,...

RAVPower Deluxe Portable Charger
Review
by George Ponder
Sep 15, 2014

Portable power has become rather portable these days and the RAVPower Deluxe 15000mAh Portable Charger hopes to fill your emergency power needs.

The portable charger (model RP-PB19) has duel charging capabilities, an LED light to help you find your way in the dark and enough...

Sticks
Review
by George Ponder
Sep 14, 2014

Sticks is a relatively new Windows Phone puzzle game that has you building sets and runs of playing cards. The multi-level game is full of challenges and an annoying game clock that never has enough time on it.

Available for low-memory Windows Phones, Sticks is a fast pace,...

AppCampus Roundup
Article
by George Ponder
Sep 13, 2014

Windows Phone Central Game Roundup: AppCampus Showcase

For those not familiar, the AppCampus project is a collaborative effort between Microsoft, Nokia and Aalto University to help build new content for the Windows Phone platform. It is a great resource for developers to tap into as...

Civiballs
Review
by George Ponder
Sep 12, 2014

Puzzle games seem to be on the rise in the Windows Phone Store and Civiballs is hoping to make a name for itself with colorful graphics and challenging game play.

You play the role of a young scientist who travels back in time to rescue ancient artifacts from three historic...

Realarm
Article
by George Ponder
Sep 11, 2014

Realarm is a smooth looking, easy to use alarm management app for your Windows Phone. The app has support for voice commands, re-occurring alarms, alternating alarm sounds and Live Tile support.

Add a user-friendly interface to all of Realarm's features and the app becomes an...

LYNE
Review
by George Ponder
Sep 10, 2014

LYNE is a simple Windows Phone puzzle game that has been around the Store for some time. We were tipped on the game over the weekend and found LYNE to have a slick look, casual pace and an appealing gaming title.

LYNE has hundreds of puzzles that challenge you to connect the...

getHired
Article
by George Ponder
Sep 09, 2014

If you are job hunting, getHired is an app hoping to help you find opportunities from the comfort of your Windows Phone. getHired is a search engine that taps into eight job opportunity sources that spans more than sixty countries.

Think of getHired as a huge Help Wanted section...

Smart Games
Review
by George Ponder
Sep 09, 2014

Smart Games is a collection of challenging Windows Phone puzzle games designed to challenge your logic, memory, sensory and problem solving skills.

While the puzzle collection doesn't have many bells and whistles, it makes up for things by offering challenging, head-scratching...

Theme+
Article
by George Ponder
Sep 08, 2014

Theme+ is a Windows Phone app that allows you to create custom designs that can be used to add a splash of color to your Windows Phone Start Screen background or lockscreen.

Theme+ is an attractive app to have in your Windows Phone library for customizing your phone's appearance...

Postcards
Review
by George Ponder
Sep 08, 2014

Postcards is a simple photo sharing Windows Phone app that allows you to send a photo to random users worldwide. The interface is straightforward and the only information shared is your photo, the city where the photo was taken and any comments you add to the photo.

Postcards...

Ping Pong Masters
Review
by George Ponder
Sep 07, 2014

If you like table tennis or just a fan of fast paced games, Ping Pong Masters might be a Windows Phone game worth looking into. As you would guess, Ping Pong Masters is a table tennis game for our Windows Phones that offers two gaming modes, over thirty ping pong masters to face and...

Windows Phone Games
Article
by George Ponder
Sep 06, 2014

Windows Phone Central Gaming Roundup: Time Waster Games

While our Windows Phones can be tremendous productivity devices, they are also fantastic entertainment devices. From watching movies, listening to your favorite music files or playing games your Windows Phone can help you pass the...