Articles by George Ponder

myTrekData
Review
by George Ponder
Jan 27, 2014

myTrekData is a handy app for Windows Phone 8 that will let you plot out a route for running, bicycling, walking or any other distance activity and then track your progress on that route.

myTrekData will also provide you the weather forecasts and daylight...

OneDrive
Article
by George Ponder
Jan 27, 2014

As many already know, Microsoft’s SkyDrive is the company’s cloud-based storage service.  We use it on our Windows Phone to back-up photos, access documents and other files we keep in the cloud.

Today, Microsoft has announced that they are retiring the SkyDrive...

Sendtiment Cards Lite
Review
by George Ponder
Jan 27, 2014

Greeting card apps appear to be on the rise in the Windows Phone Store and Sendtiment Cards Lite is one of the newer offerings you can find on the Store’s shelves.

The Windows Phone 8 app lets you create cards for a wide range of occasions and share them by...

Nokia Lumia 1020
Article
by George Ponder
Jan 25, 2014

The Nokia Lumia 1020 camera was recently tested by DXO Mark and received some rather impressive ratings.  For those not familiar, DXO Mark is a company that has established an industry standard for testing cameras and lens performance.  While DXO Mark does a number of...

Beastgrip
Review
by George Ponder
Jan 25, 2014

To call Beastgrip a camera grip for your Windows Phone would be an understatement.  Beastgrip is more of a systems foundation for your Windows Phone camera that has a cold shoe to mount lights from, a lens mount for accessory lenses, and five accessory mounts that can...

Fhotolens
Article
by George Ponder
Jan 24, 2014

It feels like it was just yesterday that we reported on an update for the Windows Phone photography app Fhotolens.  Well, the developer is at it again.  Another update just hit the Windows Phone Store for Fhotolens and another one is in the works.

For those not...

Clutter
Review
by George Ponder
Jan 24, 2014

Do you need to sort out all the details on your favorite television series?  Clutter is a Windows Phone app that hopes to bring a little order to your television viewing.  In many respects, a TV Guide for your Windows Phone.

Clutter includes information on your...

Racing Game Roundup
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by George Ponder
Jan 24, 2014

Windows Phone Central Game Roundup: Top Rated Racing Games

Windows Phone racing games are a great way to pass the time with.  These games have outstanding graphics, challenging game play and overall an entertaining venture.  Games such as Asphalt 8, Dhoom:3 The Game,...

Nokia Lumia 1520
Article
by George Ponder
Jan 23, 2014

When AT&T announced the 16 GB version of the Nokia Lumia 1520 many balked at the Windows Phone citing the lack of memory (among other things).  Even with micro-SD expansion, many thought 16 GB of storage was just too limited.

Enter the 32GB version of the...

Infinite Game Stream
Review
by George Ponder
Jan 23, 2014

Infinite Game Stream is a straightforward Windows Phone 8 client app for Twitch.tv.  What is Twitch.tv you ask?  Twitch is a leading video platform and community for gamers.  Twitch.tv provides content on gaming strategy, development and industry news.

Infinite...

PicSketch
Review
by George Ponder
Jan 22, 2014

It has been some time since we last visited the Windows Phone photography app Sketch.  It is a simple, yet effective way to turn your photographs into pencil sketches.  The app was recently updated and rebranded to PicSketch.  The update also offers a revised user...

Just Hot Air
Review
by George Ponder
Jan 21, 2014

Just Hot Air is a golf-styled game for Windows Phone 8 that has you knocking around a small creature instead of a golf ball with the courses laid out more like a game of putt-putt golf.

It is an odd sort of game in that each hole or level of play has a limited...

Fhotolens
Article
by George Ponder
Jan 20, 2014

Fhotolens is a Windows Phone 8 photography app that applies a fish-eyed lens effect to your camera.  Fhotolens also has an HDR mode to give your ultra-wide shots a High Dynamic Range.  The app has been updated a few times over the past few weeks, building upon a rather...

Mobilligy Bill Pay
Review
by George Ponder
Jan 20, 2014

Mobilligy Bill Pay is a Windows Phone app designed to help you manage your monthly bills to avoid any surprises or fees created by late or missed payments.

With Mobilligy Bill Pay, you simply add your credit card, utility, auto loans, mortgage payments and...

QuizBlaster
Review
by George Ponder
Jan 18, 2014

If you like trivia games, QuizBlaster is a relatively new Windows Phone 8 game that will test your knowledge and speed. 

QuizBlaster is played in rounds of ten questions and you compete online against other QuizBlaster players to see who can score the most...

Hangman Pro
Review
by George Ponder
Jan 17, 2014

The other day we mentioned the release of Hangman Pro for Windows 8.  It is an entertaining and challenging game, well suited for tablets, and is also available for our smaller screens of our Windows Phones.

Hangman Pro for Windows Phone is patterned very...

Zombie Roundup
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by George Ponder
Jan 17, 2014

Windows Phone Central Gaming Roundup: Zombie Games

Just like the Zombies themselves, the Zombie gaming genre doesn't seem to want to die off.  We have a huge collection of Zombie oriented games available in the Windows Phone Store and many are rather successful gaming...

Music Drop
Review
by George Ponder
Jan 16, 2014

Music Drop is an easy way to send music files to your Windows Phone 8 device from your PC without the need for cables.  Music Drop creates a network connection between your PC and Windows Phone 8 device with a simple interface that allows you to pick and choose which...

Chalkboard
Review
by George Ponder
Jan 15, 2014

Chalkboard for Windows Phone is just what you would think, a chalkboard app.  It is a blank slate well suited for doodling, a game of tic-tac-toe or jotting down math problems. You would use the chalkboard app just as you would a regular chalkboard, just with less dust...

GetOutCast
Review
by George Ponder
Jan 14, 2014

GetOutCast is a relatively new weather app for Windows Phone 8 that focuses on how the weather will impact your photography.  GetOutCast rates the photographic potential for the date and offer up a brief weather forecast.  The first release of GetOutCast focuses on...

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