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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…

Pocket Image Search Pro

Today's app of the day is Pocket Image Search Pro.

I know that when I use my Android devices, situations often arise when I quickly want to undertake a quick image or video search on google, bing or yahoo. It is normally a relatively straight forward process, but inevitably involves a few annoying steps, such as changing the search tab from "web" to "image" or "videos".

To simplify this process, developer Pocketsol has released Pocket Image Search Pro. The application is not an 'app' as such, but instead installs a convenient widget to allow for the quick search of an image or video directly from the home screen of your device.

Search options can be easily configured, allowing you to search for images over a certain resolution with ease. I found this function to be particularly useful for doing a search to find new wallpapers for my device. All that was required was the simply click of a button and before I knew it only high quality pics were available.

All in all, this is an excellent Android app - well worth checking out!




In the words of the developer:

It is simply a widget that helps you search images form the web in Google, Bing and Yahoo in a fast and direct manner.
New: now you can search images by COLOR or SCREEN RESOLUTION just like Google Image Search Tools!!!
"An excellent app - Editor's Choice from DroidAppOfTheDay.com"

Price: $2.00

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