Articles by George Ponder

Fat to Fit Diet Plan Pro
Review
by George Ponder
Jun 18, 2014

If you are struggling with a good weight loss diet there's a Windows Phone app out there that could be of help. Fat to Fit Diet Plan Pro is a twelve week diet plan designed to help you lose weight. Coupled with an exercise routine, the app claims to be able to shed up to sixty pounds....

Lost Echo
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by George Ponder
Jun 18, 2014

Lost Echo is a new adventure game in the Windows Phone Store where you are desperately searching for your girlfriend. The story driven game is full of puzzles to solve, mini-games to tackle and an impressive 3D environment.

The game has been a hit over on iOS with plenty of...

Fitness Log
Review
by George Ponder
Jun 18, 2014

One of the many tools to staying fit is keeping track of your exercise sessions and there are plenty of Windows Phone apps available to help you log all your trips to the gym, running track or other workout venues. Whether you are taking advantage of the Mobile Nations Fitness Month as...

BlueFly
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by George Ponder
Jun 17, 2014

BlueFly is an online fashion retailer based in the heart of the fashion district in New York City. The retailer released its official Windows Phone app earlier this month allowing you to browse all the designer fashions and buy on the go. A boutique of sorts accessible from your Windows...

Nokia Lumia 1520
Article
by George Ponder
Jun 17, 2014

There is very little debate on the Nokia Lumia 1520 being a large Windows Phone. Its 6 inch screen is massive compared to other Windows Phones. But is it fair to consider the largeness of the Lumia 1520 a "con" (as in pros and cons)?

WPCentral Forums member Rawliglat x poses the...

8.1 HD Tiles
Review
by George Ponder
Jun 17, 2014

8.1 HD Tiles is a Windows Phone 8.1 app that will let you add transparent Live Tiles to your Start Screen. The app not only offers transparent tiles for two hundred apps but 8.1 HD Tiles also offers tile options for settings, websites and blank tiles that can be used as spacers or to...

Windows Phone Diet Apps
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by George Ponder
Jun 17, 2014

As Fitness Month continues here at Windows Phone Central and all of the Mobile Nations sites, we turn our sites on apps to help with our diet. While exercise is a key element of staying fit, so is what we consume during the day. You defeat the purpose of exercise with poor eating habits...

Wings
Review
by George Ponder
Jun 16, 2014

Wings is an air combat game that is set during World War II that has you bouncing around the South Pacific battling enemy ships, island embedded camps and dodging enemy aircraft.

The concept sounds appealing but unfortunately, Wings falls a little short on the execution. The...

Guess That
Review
by George Ponder
Jun 14, 2014

Guess That is a collection of three trivia games that calls upon you to identify flags from various countries, corporate logos and celebrities. The Windows Phone 8 game has 21 level packets that total 420 trivia levels of play.

The game has a nice, clean layout with plenty of...

Ballance Resurrection
Review
by George Ponder
Jun 14, 2014

Ballance Resurrection is a fun, challenging, wonderfully drawn-up puzzle game for Windows Phone 8. The game is a Marble Madness styled game where you have to navigate a ball through a series of platforms, rails, and other obstacles.

The gaming platform is set high in the clouds...

Unroll Me - unblock the slots
Review
by George Ponder
Jun 13, 2014

Unroll Me - unblock the slots is a puzzle game for Windows Phone 8 that has you solving a puzzle, which in turn creates a path for a white ball to travel safely to the finish point in the gaming levels. The game can be rather challenging in that you need to stay one step ahead of the...

Pizza Pointer
Review
by George Ponder
Jun 12, 2014

For many, pizza is a staple food item and the Windows Phone app Pizza Pointer is designed to help you seek out the nearest Pizza Parlor (and yes, technically Little Caesars is a pizza parlor).

Pizza Pointer has the ability to map out all the pizza places in your area, generate...

Stress Scale Calculator
Review
by George Ponder
Jun 12, 2014

Stress Scale Calculator is a Windows Phone app designed to measure your potential for illness based on several stress factors in your life. Stress affects our health, moods, and general fitness.

The app is extremely simple and is based on the Holmes and Rahe stress...

App Roundup: Gym Apps
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by George Ponder
Jun 11, 2014

Windows Phone Central App Roundup: Gym Apps

Fitness month is well underway and this week's Windows Phone Central roundup will focus on apps to help you make the most of your gym workouts. These apps are flexible enough to be of use in a formal gym setting or the less formal environment...

Life360
Review
by George Ponder
Jun 11, 2014

Life360 is a family location app for Windows Phone 8 that will map out family members smartphones using GPS tracking technology. The app also has features to locate lost phones, alerts for when family members reach their destination, and more.

Life360 is available for Windows...

Weather Hound Live Tile
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by George Ponder
Jun 11, 2014

For those not familiar, Weather Hound is a Windows Phone weather app that approaches things in a simple manner. The app offers, in minimalistic fashion, a weather summary with the core forecast information along with hourly forecasts and a seven-day forecast. You can set Weather Hound...

Dog Parks
Review
by George Ponder
Jun 11, 2014

Dog Parks is a Windows Phone app designed to help pet owners find pet friendly parks in their area where they can run their pets. It can be a challenge for some pet owners to find open spaces where their dogs can exercise and enjoy the outdoors.

Dog Parks is an easy way to see...

Dumbbell Workouts
Review
by George Ponder
Jun 10, 2014

Dumbbell Workouts is a handy Windows Phone app for those who are looking for an easy way to tone muscle groups using the free weight dumbbells. The app is a small collection of exercises that can be useful for those who choose to workout from a home gym or for those who have...

Disney's Words of Wonder
Review
by George Ponder
Jun 10, 2014

Last week, Disney released yet another game for Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 devices - Words of Wonder. The game is word search game that has a match three game ( Maleficent Free Fall, Frozen Free Fall, etc.) feel about it.

The game has you following the Disney character Watson...

Dailymotion
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by George Ponder
Jun 09, 2014

Dailymotion.com is a popular website that has a collection of over 40 million videos that include movie trailer, music videos, humorous videos and more. The Dailymotion Windows Phone app is the official app for the website and delivers the site's video contents to the small screen of...