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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…

Find This Movie

Today's app of the day is Find This Movie.

Find This Movie is a great app that will surely appeal to movie buffs out there. It is intended to quickly allow users to get access to information on their favourite movies from IMDB and TMDB (The Movie Data Base).

It can be used in two ways - the first method involves simply opening the app and typing in a movie name. The app will then show a list of search results with direct links to THMB and IMDB. IMDB can be linked directly to the IMDB app or website, allowing great integration with your existing Android apps.

The second use is convenient when browsing the net on your phone, particularly when the names of movies online do not link to IMDB. Users can simply highlight the name of the movie, share it to the "Find This Movie" and within seconds you will have convenient links to IMDB and TMDB.

This app is quick, looks good, has great functionality and takes up very little memory. It also includes a search history (which can be surprisingly useful). All in all, an excellent Android app!



In the words of the developer:

Select text for instant movie search results!
 
Do you find it annoying to read movie reviews, blogs, schedules etc. that do not provide a link to a movie database like TMDB or IMDB?
 
With Find This Movie you simply paint the movie name and launch a movie search with just a few taps!
 
Getting Started:
 
1. Install "Find This Movie"
2. Select text in almost any app (e.g. web browser).
3. Tap "Share".
4. Tap "Find This Movie".
5. Search results appear!
 
Find This Movie contains also these great features:
 
- TMDB score is displayed if available
- Direct links to TMDB and IMDB
- Manual search
- Search history (can be refreshed and erased)
 
Notes
 
- The search engine and data is provided by themoviedb.org.
- Text share feature is required to share text from an app. Many apps have it, but some don't. You can still use the manual search, however.
- IMDb links are available for most but not all titles.
 

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