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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…

Guess the Year

Today's app of the day is Guess the Year.

Guess the Year (available in both a free and paid version) is an interesting new game by Joe Banks Apps. The concept behind the game couldn't be simpler - you simply get given a historical event, with your challenge being to choose the year the event occurred from four possible options.

Although the concept is simple, the execution is great,  providing a unique gaming experience that will test your intellect. To mix things up, a general category of events can be chosen, or it can be specified down to categories such as "movie", "music" or "sport". I particularly liked seeing a "Video games" category!

In addition to categories of game play, there are also a variety of modes, which best of all, include from 2 to 4 person multi-player. It is good to see a developer providing competitive multi-player expediences on devices for more than two players. There is also a survival mode, which involves attempting to answer as many questions as possible in a limited period of time, with a limited amount of lives.

All in all, Guess the Year is a great app that should keep not only you entertained, but will also give you something to entertaining to do on bus trips with mates! Check it out.

In the words of the developer:

Test you knowledge on events that changed the world.
With 3 game modes, 6 categories and 100's of questions!
The game is perfect to practice your knowledge of history dates and memory of more recent events.
★ Single Player Mode: Answer 10 questions on a category of your choice
★ Survival Mode: Answer as many questions as you can with 3 lives and 3 50:50's to try get on the highscores.
★ Multiplayer Mode: Compete against friends, with up to 4 players.
★ Six Categories: General, Movies, Music, VideoGames, Science & Technology and coming soon Sport.
★ Paid version: Ad Free and extra questions
Tags:Histoy quiz, dates, date, quiz, histoy game, Guess The Year, Guess, History, general, movies, music, videogames, science,technology, sport, multiplayer, single player, quiz, pub quiz, questions, knowledge

Price: Free

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