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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…

Jungle Cubs Live

Today's app of the day is Jungle Cubs Live.

Jungle Cubs Live is an excellent live wallpaper for your Android device from CreativeX Software. There are numerous scenes to choose from, but the basic premise involves a number of lion cubs running around the jungle, or sleeping. There are also a number of butterflies that flutter across the screen.

The overall aesthetic is very pleasing, with the level of movement not being too distracting, and the actual colours of the wallpapers working well with most widget and icon combinations. Further, the number of cubs and butterflies can be increased or decreased as you please, so if more movement is what you are after, the option is yours.

Finally, the wallpaper is not a video, meaning you battery will be largely spared. Further, the wallpaper works great on phones and tablets alike, including those with the default setting  as landscape mode. All in all, this is an excellent live wallpaper, well worth checking out.

In the words of the developer:

Watch as the young Jungle Cubs explore their new home! While some are excited and running around, a few of the cubs are happily sleeping. Upgrade today to select from 7 different cub types!
The full version that has access to the settings screen, which controls the cub and butterfly population, background image, sign customization, and more.
This not a video, and works great with phones, tablets, or any device that supports live wallpapers, in portrait and Landscape mode.
TO USE: Apps Menu->Jungle Cubs Free (icon)
Tester Comments:
"I set all of the cubs to sleeping and could watch them all day" - Jennifer B.
"I think the dusk background rocks" - Matt K.
"White Tigers!!!!!!" - Alex C.
Problems? leave a comment for our support team with the model of your phone and the description of the problem.

Price: $1.99

There is also a free version of Jungle Cubs Live available here

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