Articles by George Ponder

Where's It Shaking for Windows Phone
Review
by George Ponder
Aug 14, 2012

Interested in earthquakes? Where's It Shaking might be the Windows Phone app you've been looking for.

Where's It Shaking pulls data from various sources on recent seismic activity and delivers it to your Windows Phone. You can view the...

Microsoft Store Grand Opening in Boston
Article
by George Ponder
Aug 13, 2012

Memento for Windows Phone
Review
by George Ponder
Aug 13, 2012

Memento is a photography app for your Windows Phone that lets you apply one of nine film effects to your photographs. Memento has a simple, straight forward interface, some cool filters but does have room for improvement.

The main menu...

WP Central Round up of Jogging/Running Apps
Article
by George Ponder
Aug 13, 2012

WPCentral's roundup of running/jogging apps for your Windows Phone

Several months ago the popular fitness app RunKeeper was pulled from the Windows Phone Marketplace. The reason was simple, the developer...

Deal Flux updated to v1.2
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by George Ponder
Aug 12, 2012

Deal Flux is a popular deal finder app for your Windows Phone. It was recently updated to version 1.2 that adds social integration and a few new deal sites to the app.

Dailysteals.com, Tech.Woot and Sport.Woot has been added as deal sources....

Goals for Windows Phone
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by George Ponder
Aug 11, 2012

Goals is a Windows Phone app designed to help you keep track of your goals and the steps needed to accomplish them. Be it a long term goal such as losing weight or the shorter term goals such as planning a vacation.

Goals is laid out in...

Metro Design
Article
by George Ponder
Aug 10, 2012

With all the rumblings about Microsoft moving away from the name Metro to describe their Windows/Windows Phone user interface, we opened the floor up for suggestions on what the new name should be. After narrowing it down to six entries, put it to a vote of the...

Rush Hour for Windows Phone
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by George Ponder
Aug 10, 2012

Rush Hour by Winprovise is a handy Windows Phone app but caters to a narrowly focused audience. Rush Hour is a traffic monitoring app for the Klang Valley in Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur region). Rush Hour alerts you of traffic problems to...

Gulf Shores, Alabama
Article
by George Ponder
Aug 10, 2012

The Windows Phone Central Vacation Giveaway Contest called for readers to guess where the above photo was taken (my vacation spot this year). We received over one hundred entries and most of them were correct and some on the creative side.

We were...

WP Central Spy Apps Roundup
Article
by George Ponder
Aug 10, 2012

WPCentral's Roundup of Surveillance, Security and Spy apps for your Windows Phone

The Bourne Legacy hit theaters today and we felt that it would be appropriate to focus on spy type apps for your Windows Phone this week...

SplashID for Windows Phone
Review
by George Ponder
Aug 09, 2012

The other day we shared that SplashID had been released on the Windows Phone Marketplace. The password management app is a carry over from the Windows Mobile days and has experience some success on other platforms. It's a robust utility and left a nice...

LeaderFlip for Windows Phone
Review
by George Ponder
Aug 07, 2012

I really had no clue on what to expect when I first started playing the Windows Phone game LeaderFlip. It's a jumper game where you jump various world leaders as high as you can in an effort to reach the moon.

Now you might say, "Joy, another...

WPCentral Vacation Giveaway, Where Am I?
Article
by George Ponder
Aug 06, 2012

Cat Lab! for Windows Phone
Review
by George Ponder
Aug 06, 2012

There is a new Windows Phone game on the Marketplace. Cat Lab! is a multi-level game that has you playing the role of a cat who must capture experimental mice that have gotten loose in the lab.

To progress to the next level you have to collect...

Kill Zombies for Money
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by George Ponder
Aug 04, 2012

Zombies continue to invade the Windows Phone Marketplace. Kill Zombies for Money is one of the latest installments and is a multi-level, multi-game mode, fast action title where...wait for it...you have to obliterate zombie hordes.

You play the...

Nokia ESPN Radio app coming soon
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by George Ponder
Aug 03, 2012

Nokia has announced that ESPN Radio is coming to the Windows Phone Nokia Collection. The Nokia ESPN Radio app will bring over thirty five ESPN Radio podcasts and all ESPN Radio stations to your Lumia Windows Phone.

In addition to the podcasts you will be...

WP Central Roundup: Photo Effects
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by George Ponder
Aug 03, 2012

Windows Phone Central App Roundup: Photo Effects Apps

There's very little argument that the camera is one of the center pieces of our Windows Phone. We use it to capture the moments in time that are special and sharing...

ESPN Fantasy Football app in the works
Article
by George Ponder
Aug 02, 2012

Calculator Toolbox for Windows Phone
Review
by George Ponder
Aug 02, 2012

Calculator Toolbox is... well... a calculator app for your Windows Phone. And to call it a calculator app is a mild understatement.  

Beyond doing your basic arithmetic Calculator Toolbox throws in six categories that hold thirty four...

Photo Lock for Windows Phone
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by George Ponder
Aug 01, 2012

If you need a way to password protect the images and videos on your Windows Phone, take a gander at Photo Lock. Now is a great time to give the app a try because it's now a free app.  The price reduction (the app is normally $.99) is in celebration of...

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