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Microsoft is actually a great Android developer - 'To-Do' is another reason why!

It may seem suprising to some, but Microsoft is actually a fantastic Android developer. In fact, I'd go as far to saythat their app offerings for Android are far superior to than their offerings for the Windows App store. For starters the full suite of Microsoft Office apps are great, as is one drive and one note, and the Arrow App Launcher is actually one of the best custom android skins available (seriously - check it out!).

To round this out, over the last few days Microsoft has released 'To-Do' which as you've guessed it - is a to-do list. It really could not be simpler - the app allows the creation of lists and then as part of each list allows tasks and items to be added.

The design is simple and clean, and a nice move away from the boxy interface design that still dominates some of the earlier Windows apps for android. It's fast, lightweight, cloud based (of course) and has a widget - so there is not much more you could ask for!

Of course there is lots of co…

Solitaire

Today's app of the day is Solitaire. 

At the end of the day, no mobile user should truly be satisfied before they have a quality version of Solitaire on their device. Why? Well, regardless of all the Angry Birds, Cut the Ropes and Flight Controls out there, Solitaire is still one of best, tried and tested games around. Even better, Solitaire feels just that little bit more "intelligent" than most of the more generic mobile games, yet is still just as addictive, and arguably, equally as enjoyable.

So what do I look for in a Solitaire app, especially considering their are literally 100's on offer within the Market? In short, I want something simple, lightweight, add free, bug free, and something that can load up and have me in a game within seconds, not having to sit through minutes of splash screens. What application fulfills this role? The most simple of them all in fact - low and behold, the best Solitire game on Android is called..... drumroll.....  Solitaire.



Solitaire features great touch controls, a variety of game modes (spider, forty thieves, freecell and regular), and resumes right where you left off when closed and restarted. Pretty much that is all I want. It is simple, it is quick and it works. So - get Solitaire now. It's a no brainier if you have even the slightest affinity to the classic card game. 

Price: Free

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