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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…

Comic Rack

Today's app of the day is Comic Rack

Comic Rack is a great CBR and CBZ reader, allowing you to read all your downloaded comics on your phone and tablet with ease. The interface is fantastic, with comics presented on a virtual shelf. Comics you have read can be opened on single or double page spreads, and when closed Comic Rack remembered where in a comic you are up to.

You can rate your comics, and easily look up short plot synopsis's directly from the app. Finally, it features the ability to sync with windows when you plug your device in via a USB, allowing for your comic libraries to be identical on all your devices.

If you read comics on the go, then Comic Rack is for you.







In the words of the developer:

Read your eComics anywhere and anyway you want.
ComicRack for Android is the companion for the best eComic Reader and Manager for PCs: ComicRack for Windows
Optimized for phones and tablets it allows you to read your eComics anywhere you want.
When used together with ComicRack for Windows it allows automatic synchronization of eComics with your Android device via USB, including reading positions, reading lists and bookmarks. Your synchronized eComics will also be converted and optimized so they can be read fast an reliable on your handheld device. And best of all, this way you can read all the formats ComicRack for Windows supports (PDFs and even WebComics). Optionally the eComics can even be size optimized during synchronization which usually makes them half the size without noticeable quality reduction.
ComicRack includes a Live Wallpaper that shows random covers from your library. You can even start reading by double tapping the background.
Short feature list:
• Optimized for phones and tablets
• Reader with single and double page viewing
• Advanced zoom modes
• Auto scrolling
• Right left to right reading mode for mangas
• Color adjustments
• Automatic page cropping for small devices
• Full library management with lists and searching
• Management of reading states (unread, completed etc.) and bookmarks
• USB synchronization with ComicRack for Windows
• Reads CBZ and CBR natively
• When used together with ComicRack for Windows it supports CBZ, CBR, CB7, CBT, PDF, DJVU and WebComics
• Live Wallpaper
• Twitter integration
This is the add supported free version. If you like the program and want to get rid of the ads, get wireless synchronization and in general do a good thing, please buy the full version.
Troubleshooting:
If you experience any bugs it is best to post your problems in the appropriate section of the user forum.
Online Resources:
User and Support Forum is at
http://comicrack.cyolito.com/forum
Even if you have no problems you can join and talk to other ComicRack users

Price: Free

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