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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…

Go Make it Rain

Today's app of the day is Go Make it Rain.



The variety of apps available on Google Play always manages to astound me, and just when I think I may have seen the kookiest app out there, designed to fill the most obscure niche in existence, another app pops it's head from the charts for review. Welcome - Go Make it Rain!

A) Have you ever wanted to experience the thrill of being basked in crisp dollar bills, fleeting and falling in spins and twirls from the sky? B) Have you ever wished you could capture and share this moment for all the world too see? C) Have you never had the hard currency or a camera with a fast enough shutter-speed to achieve A and B above? If yes then - D) would you be satisfied for this all to be achieved from your Android phone with virtual, 3D rendered currency? If yes, then E) - Download Go Make it Rain.. NOW!

As niche as an app this may be, the actual build design is fantastic, with great menus, a clean interface, plenty of unlock-able currency's, brilliant 3D graphics and physics (as the notes fall), satisfying physics and sensitive touch controls. It pretty much ticks all the boxes in terms of design - and it does exactly what is states on the packet, if not more!

All in all, this is one of the strangest apps I've ever experienced, but for some reason, it is staying on my phone. After all, you never really know when you may need to - Go Make it Rain! Give it a try - what do you have to lose?




In the words of the developer:

Go. Make. It. Rain.

It’s that simple. Turn up some Fat Joe, blast the Rack City, and Make those bills Rain over your friends and unsuspecting people around you.

- Go Make It Rain on your friends, enemies, parents, and dare we say teachers, snap an in-app photo, and share it to Facebook or Instagram right from the app.
- The more you share, the more you win. Start with US cheddar, skrilla, moula, dolla dolla bills (Oh, we mean Dollars) and unlock additional currencies like Japan’s Zen Yen or the Mother Land’s Russian Ruble.
- Feel like you are a true baller, like you shouldn't be Raining anything but the Benjamins, baby? Become a High Roller and unlock ALL currencies, get rid of ads, and Go Make It Rain with the highest bill denominations every currency has to offer. Did we mention Raining nothing but Benjamins? Oh yeah, we did.

*** Go Make It Rain features ***

* Content
- 6 currencies from around the world
- Over 30 combined denominations (bill values)
- UNLIMITED bills to Rain give you deeper pockets than you could ever imagine
- LISTEN to your money flick off the top of your stack and descend around you
- TAKE a photo mid-Rain, with or without flash, and SHARE it from in game or access it any time in your Gallery
- SHARE your Rain mayhem over both Facebook and Instagram
- UNLOCK more currencies with the more Rain photos you share
- TRACK how much total Rain you’ve made in every currency
- ACCESS High Roller status in the Vault and instantly get rid of ads, UNLOCK all currencies, and UNVEIL the High Roller EXCLUSIVE top denominations for every currency

* Design
- Stunning 3D bills Rain down over the heads of your friends and foes
- Incorporated augmented reality allows the bills to surround you in a complete virtual environment
- Every bill individually cues as it reaches the top of your stack and becomes ready to Rain

Keep your wallet full without giving up on the joys of Making It Rain.

Connect with us: Visit us at www.gomakeitrain.com or email us atsupport@gomakeitrain.com Follow us at @GoMakeItRain or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/GoMakeItRain.
*Arrow flag used with permission from the original creator, Reddit user BasqueInGlory
*Sloth photo used with permission from the original photographer, Matthew Magellan

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