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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…

Moto X Mayhem Free and Asphalt 6: Adrenaline

Today's apps of the day are Moto X Mayhem Free and Asphalt 6: Adrenaline

Moto X Mayhem Free

The first app of the day is Moto X Mayhem Free.

I have been playing games like Moto X Mayhem Free right back to the days of the original gameboy. Moto X Mayhem Free is the latest (and not the only) iteration of a long stream of 2d side scrolling motobike games. Moto X Mayhem Free doesn't bring anything remarkably new to the formula, but what it does bring, it does well.

Essentially, the objective of Moto X Mayhem Free is to get to the end of the level, through accelerating, braking and tilting, without your cyclist landing on his head. One of the best features of Moto X Mayhem Free is the highly configurable control scheme, allowing the user to do away entirely with tilt controls (which I usually can't stand) and rely on sliding motions with hands on either side of the touch screen.

All in all, Moto X Mayhem Free is a great game, with a large number of free levels, addictive gameplay, and a cheap upgrade cost if you decide that the free version is not enough.


In the words of the developer:


Do you have what it takes to compete in the original mobile motocross challenge?
Race, jump, and crash your way through a variety of treacherous terrain in the best mobile bike game, Moto X Mayhem! Try it now for free!
Purchase the Full version or any Island Expansion pack to remove advertising.
Use accelerometer technology to balance as you climb and fly over huge jumps! Enjoy realistic physics as your shocks recoil when you land or your rider bounces around when you crash. Compete to be the fastest rider with Moto X Mayhem's advanced highscore system.
**Android Developer Challenge 2 Winner!**
FEATURES:
• Fun rag doll physics.
• Working bike shocks.
• Accelerometer leaning controls your rider's position.
• Fun and challenging terrains.
• Feel good graphics.
• Addictive gameplay.
• Powerful online scoreboards.
• Share your times with your friends!
TIPS:
• Losing a life adds 1 second to your overall time. So stay on the bike to achieve your best time!
• Keep your rear tire on the ground to go fast.
• Lean forward to climb hills well.
• The timer doesn't start until you hit the gas or brake!
• Use your finger to grab the rider and toss him around the map when you're on or off the bike.
• Watch playthrough's at youtube.com/OccamyGames
KEYBOARD USE:
DPAD left - lean back
DPAD right - lean forward
DPAD up - gas
DPAD down - brake
Q - gas
A - brake
O - lean forward
L - lean back
Follow us at Twitter.com/OccamyGames and Facebook.com/MotoXMayhem
Keywords: mxmayhem mx mayhem motorcycle motorbike motorcross motorsport dirtbike dirt motor moto bike cycle racing action offroad trials physics ragdoll rider
 








Price: Free

Asphalt 6: Adrenaline

Today's second app of the day is Asphalt 6: Adrenaline

I have been playing the Asphalt racing series since the days of my old Symbian s 60 mobile device. Over that time the game has been through numerous, and even attempted ports to mainstream handheld gaming devices. Mobile (or tablets) though, is where the Asphalt series belongs, and for 99cents, Asphalt 6: Adrenaline will make a great addition to any android users game collection. 


Asphalt 6: Adrenaline features many of elements of more "full" console racing experience, but in the comfort of your hands. Importantly, as with Moto X Mayhem FreeAsphalt 6: Adrenaline allows you to do away with tilt controls and rely entirely on the sides of your touch screen for a more precision racing experience. Again, this is a  massive plus for me. 

In the words of the developer:

Race the world. Feel the adrenaline.
Feel the thrill of arcade racing like never before in the newest adrenaline-pumping game of the Asphalt series.
BUILD YOUR DREAM COLLECTION
Discover 42 cars and bikes from Ferrari, Lamborghini, Aston Martin, Ducati and other world-class manufacturers. Collect them in your own 3D garage.
RACE YOUR FRIENDS
You can even take on friends in Online and Local Multiplayer mode for up to 6 racers. Climb the online leaderboard to be the best in the world!
LEAVE THE WORLD IN YOUR DUST
These street speed races will have you tearing up city streets in L.A., Tokyo, the Bahamas and more. Each location is rendered in beautiful HD graphics.
CHALLENGE THE BEST
Don’t take your eyes off the road for a second, because you’ll be driving against tough opponents in 11 different leagues and 55 events.
TUNED TO PERFECTION
Take advantage of numerous tuning options to help your vehicles reach peak performance on any track. You can even customize your vehicles with decals to give them your own style.
Visit our homepage at www.gameloft.com.
Follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/gameloft or like us on Facebook athttp://facebook.com/gameloft to get more info about all our upcoming titles.
Check out our videos and game trailers on www.youtube.com/gameloft.
Discover our blog at http://blog.gameloft.com/ for the inside scoop on everything Gameloft.
Contact us at android.support@gameloft.com for any problems you may have with this application.

Price: 99cents

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