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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…

LoonaPix Effects

Today's app of the day is LoonaPix Effects.

In running this website, I often get approached by developers with apps to review on my website. I normally choose to have a look at these apps, and if impressed, I might get around to recommending it. With the approach from developers, it is common practice to be sent a press release. In the future, when I get suggested an app  from a developer, if I like it I will post the press releases along with my own brief comments.

So to get the ball rolling, one of the first apps which I will post the press release for is  LoonaPix Effects. This is a great simple app, that won't change your life, but will give you at least a few minutes of entertainment. The extracts from the market and the press release (below) should fill in the gaps!

In the words of the developer:

Our application is worth a try!
All you need is to choose a template and we embed your photo into the scene. Billboards, graffity, books' illustrations, sketchs and many other templates where your photo will look cool and funny, definetely. New templates will automatically appear in your phone every week. You can also easy share your creations with friends via favorite widgets.
Please, notice WiFi or 3G Internet connections is required for LoonaPix app to work.
If you have faced any problem with application, please, let us know viasupport@loonapix.com. But If you definitely like our application, you can Rate it. Your comment is also highly appreciated.




PRESS-RELEASE


LoonaPix Effects for Android Creates Funny Photo Effects


Users Can Add Funny Effects to Photos in 30 Seconds, without Design Skills and Complex Photo Editing Software


February 22, 2012 – Loonapix Team today announces the LoonaPix Effects Android app v.1.0 is now available on the Android Marketplace. Distributed for free, this photo manipulation app enables users to create funny photo effects by inserting a photo of choice into one of 200 fancy photo templates.


LoonaPix Effects offers one of the highly creative and coolest forms of self-expression that you have ever seen on the Android screen and you can do it yourself in 30 seconds. All you need to begin is a photo and the LoonaPix Effects app installed on the Android smart phone. The program lets you create a funny photo by pasting a face of choice into one of 200 fancy templates, such as currency, magazine covers, movie posters, paintings and paparazzi shots. The app is easy to learn and use and does not require design skills.


Here’s what you do to create your first fancy picture. Step one is to choose a photo template to be used from the app’s collection. Step two is to select the image from the phone’s gallery and upload to LoonaPix Effects. Then the app embeds that photo to the selected template and generates a fancy picture. Once you have the image, you can save it to the gallery, email, or share it with others via AllShare, Bluetooth, or Picasa.


Price: Free

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