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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…

WhenDidI

Today's app of the day is WhenDidI.

If you are the type of person who likes keeping track of things in your life, then WhenDidI is the app for you. You can log pretty much anything you want with WhenDidI, whether it be the last time you had a haircut, when you walked the dog, how much you have been spending on lunch, Petrol expenditure, etc. If you can measure or track it, then it can be inserted and recorded in WhenDidI.

On a diet and keeping track of how many calories you have been eating? Want to keep track of how much you have been walking every Day? Want to keep track of your sleeping habits, check out WhenDidI!

WhenDidI is fully customisable, and include graphing functionality, a modern UI (ICS Style) and a number of handy widgets. All in all, if you are the type of person who likes keeping a good record of life, then WhenDidI is the app for you.

 


In the words of the developer:

Keep a log of all your important events with this fully customizable app.
WhenDidI is an application to help you log events.
Events can be simple counters that let you, for example, log when you went for a haircut, feed the baby or took the dog for a walk. Or you can track expenses, like how much you have been paying for lunch each day. If your on a diet, you can log how much calories you have been eating, or how many miles of exercise you have been doing on the treadmill.
All event types and units of measurements are fully customizable.
Logging events is a simple task with the handy widgets. You can have as many WhenDidI widgets as you want on your home screens, one for each event type, so logging multiple types of events is easy.
As well as recording your events, WhenDidI also offers charts so that you can easily visualize your information in daily, weekly and monthly bar charts.
Here are some example on what you could set up WhenDidI to track
- How many calories you consumed
- How many pints of alcohol drank
- Cost of lunch per day
- When you last feed the baby
- Time spent in the Gym
Features
Fully customizable
Unlimited Events
Unlimited Topics
Unlimited Measurements
4.0 ICS look on 2.2 android phones
Multiple home screen widgets
Charts
Required Permissions
Write external Storage - this is needed toback up your data

Price: Free

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