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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…

PressReader

Today's app of the day is PressReader

PressReader is hands down, the best way to read newspapers on your android device (particularly tablets). This app allows you to easily browse over 2000 publications from across the entire globe, and with the click of a button (and a few CC details), subscribing for the newspaper to be delivered to your virtual doorstep every day. In terms of an actual reading experience, you can easily zoom and change pages, making reading a joy. 









In the words of the developer:

Over 2,100 full-content newspapers from 95 countries in 54 languages in just one app!
With its high-definition PDF rendering engine and SmartFlow “intelligent” horizontal news presentation, PressReader provides Android users with the most immersive and rewarding way to experience the world’s best press.
★ “The PressReader app from NewspaperDirect is second-to-none for newspaper reading.” Gregg Ellman, Technology Columnist for McClatchy/Tribune
★ “PressReader offers a more traditional newspaper-reading experience than any other iPad app.” Rick Broida, CNET
If you’re looking for the ultimate reading experience for your favorite newspapers and magazines, then you have to try PressReader 4.0. With its brand new PDF rendering engine and SmartFlow content presentation design, PressReader is without a doubt the most satisfying, engaging, feature-rich and entertaining newspaper and magazine reading application you’ll ever use.
Browse, zoom in and read full digital replicas of thousands of newspapers and magazines from 95 countries just like you would in print. Or journey through the attention-grabbing SmartFlow stream of articles where visual clues will not only enhance your reading experience, they will reveal new gems of content you’ll be delighted to discover.
PressReader 4.0 is rich with features, including:
✓ Auto-delivery of your favorite publications
✓ Attention-grabbing SmartFlow stream
✓ Sharing stories by email or on Facebook or Twitter
✓ Saving articles to Evernote or Instapaper
✓ Listening to articles using on-demand audio
✓ Copying & pasting entire articles into note taking applications
✓ Sharing your opinion by supporting or opposing a story
✓ Adjusting font size and type
✓ Automatically aligning with the beginning of an article using the option SmartZoom feature
✓ Cross title search
✓ Authorization of PressReader with a PressDisplay.com subscription
*Smart Flow can be enabled or disabled in PressReader’s Setting menu (By default, SmartFlow will either be turned on or off depending on screen resolution. SmartFlow is not available on Gingerbread operated devices).
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