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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…

7 great Android apps for Easter

Easter is fast approaching, and I will be away on holidays for the next week. To make up for the next seven days, I have decided to suggest seven great apps that all have subtle Easter themes. Hope everyone has a great  Easter! I will be back with a daily recommendation on the other side of the Easter weekend.

1.   Bunny Shooter

It is tough to think of a more appropriate way to kick off a celebration of Easter, than to play an app focused entirely on shooting Bunny's! 




In the words of the developer:

The amazing Bunny Shooter Free Game, a physics game! By Best, Cool & Fun Games.
Bunny Shooter is a really good puzzle game. Exercise your brain skills with a lot of action and funny animations.
Simply touch the bow, and shoot some arrows on those pink rabbits! Top the OpenFeint rankings in another one of our FREE games! Be the best Bunny Shooter out there!
New worlds are coming soon! ;)
Features:
+ awesome gameplay
+ amazing number of levels
+ over 3 worlds
+ bomb arrow, ball arrow, normal arrow
+ physics-animated objects, such as rope, anvil and bowling ball
+ action
+ new, fresh, exciting puzzles!
Bunny Shooter Free Game was brought to you by:
Best Cool Fun Games - Free Game App Creation, 2011
Try out our funny virtual goods, and have a great time with your friends playing this very good shooting game! Shoot'em bunnies and enjoy the action!
Make sure you check out this funny physics-based bow and arrow shooting game!
Get it while it's FREE!!!
Price: Free

2.   Egg Timer

It is a fact that eggs play a prominent part in any Easter holiday... and where there are Eggs being cooked, there is a need for egg timers.


In the words of the developer:

Boil the perfect egg!
You dislike to start your day with a boiled egg that does not fit your desires? Then the Egg Timer application is the perfect solution for you. Based on scientific research and methods it calculates the time an egg needs to reach your desired doneness.
Get the free Egg Timer - the only one that can boil multiple different eggs at the same time and uses the Android notification bar to keep you up to date.
If you like the app buy Egg Timer Pro which is Ad Free and supports App2SD.
In case of any issue or suggestion please contact the developer instead of just doing a bad voting!
Explanation of needed permissions:
Location information -
is needed to get the current altitude to calculate the boiling point. At higher altitude the boiling point is lower than at sea level.
WakeLock -
is needed to keep processor from sleeping and screen from dimming if selected in the options.
Full internet access, Phone state and Network state are needed for advertisement. Those rights are not required by the Pro version of Egg Timer.
Price: Free


3.   Bubble Blast Easter

The Easter theme in this app is quite obvious.


 In the words of the developer:

Trigger an Easter Egg Chain Reaction.
Let's celebrate Easter with a brand new version of the Bubble Blast Series.
Easter will be celebrated April 8th this year !
Bubble Blast Easter is a puzzle game in which you burst a multi-color egg or a bunny
2 game modes are available
- Puzzle mode with 2500 levels !
- Arcade mode to play freely
Bubble Blast Easter is a full HD Magma Mobile game.
Global scores provided by Scoreloop
App2sd.
Feel free to share this game with your friends and relatives
If you like this game, give a try to our others Bubble Blast Editions :
- Bubble Blast !
- Bubble Blast 2
- Bubble Blast Halloween
- Bubble Blast Holiday
- Bubble Blast Valentine
- Bubble Blast Saint Patrick
- Bubble Blast Sports


Price: Free

4.   Jesus Easter Live Wallpaper

I don't think I could ever be accused of being a religious person, but for plenty of people Easter is all about one man, and that man is Jesus. What better way is their to thank the son of God for dying for our sins than a live Android wallpaper? I struggle to think of a more appropriate "thanks!" 


In the words of the developer:

A beautiful live wallpaper featuring sun light falling over Jesus.
Jesus Easter is a beautiful live wallpaper featuring sun light falling over Jesus. White pigeons fly around Jesus.
IMPORTANT:
Jesus Easter Live Wallpaper can be installed to SD Card. If you want more phone storage space, please move it to SD Card.
♥ Holy and pure style
♥ Bird group with Boids algorithm
♥ Bird group can be clicked
♥ Can be installed to SD Card
♥ Fully customized setting options
♥ Totally Free
Price: Free



5.   Russian Eggs

This might not have the strongest link to Easter, but it is a game that I have fond memories of playing on an old LCD Nintendo pocket game of my fathers. There are eggs involved in this game, which is enough for me to feature it as an Easter app! So did Nintendo copy a Russian company on this one? Interesting...


In the words of the developer:

Conversion of the classic Russian electronic game.
Conversion of the classic Russian electronic game with original graphics and sound. Your task is to collect eggs falling into the basket. Good luck!
Price: Free

6.   575+ Chocolate Recipes
Like cooking? Like Chocolate? Have lots of chocolate to get rid of after the Easter break? Then 575+ Chocolate Recipes could be the app for you!

 

In the words of the developer:

575 + Chocolate Recipes has exactly that and more. With this app you will get the 575 + recipes, as well as, cooking videos that are continuously updated showing even more great chocolate recipes and how to cook them. 

Price: Free


7.   Ninja Chicken Egg Collector

This has to have one of the strangest names out there. Eggs and Chickens = about 50% of Easter. Why not give it a try?




In the words of the developer:

Ninja chicken game for you!
Ninja Chicken Egg Collector, an interesting, addictive,simple one touch game.
Guide the Ninja Chicken by your finger to collect all the eggs.
Rules:
1.Ninja Chicken can change colors to match king eggs by touching king eggs.
2.Ninja Chicken can only collect eggs with the same camouflage color as it has.
3. Ninja Chicken can only be stopped cushions or fences, so take care of the route, travel to outside means gave over.
4. Collect all eggs and go back to the exit to clear a level.
Features:
- Funny and simple one touch puzzle game
- Story mode, 90 different levels
- 3 different themes
If you like this game, please recommend to your friends.
Please also try other games of ours, most of them are free and highly rated, such as "Crazy Rocket Fireworks" and "Unblock My Car".
Key:ninja,bird,chicken, chick, angry chick, ninja game, cute game, brain training, puzzle game, kid game, arcade game, strategy game, leisure game.
Price: Free



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