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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…

Tap

Today's app of the day is Day.

Tap is a great event and task management application for Android mobile devices. It allows users to easily create events, invites and tasks, then share them with friends as easily as sending a SMS. Users who don't have Tap already installed on their device will be notified by email instead, with the event  included as an attachment that can be read by almost all calendar applications. This makes Tap great for all Android users, regardless if whether your friends are tech-savvy or working on another mobile platform!

The look and feel of tap is excellent, consistent with the latest Google design guidelines. In fact, the minimalist interface of tiles and bold colors makes this application feel like it has popped straight out of Google HQ! Using the app is equally as satisfying, with the creation of events, tasks and invites about as straightforward as is possible!

It is simple to keep track of events and export them to your default calendar application by simply pressing save. Forwarding invites is also a breeze, requiring only a few clicks! All in all, this is an excellent android application, well worth an install on the device of anyone with a busy lifestyle and plenty of friends.

Download it now!






In the words of the developer:

Tap allows you to coordinate with your friends' calendars, sending them invitations for lunches and meetings as easily as sending them an SMS. With one click your friends can add an invite to their calendar or forward it to someone else, keeping everyone in the loop and on time to hang out.

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