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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…


Today's app of the day is EmoCiao.

EmoCiao is an entirely free to use, one of a kind app that puts anyone you want center of the action - and from there - torment or appreciate them at your will. The app launches with the ability for you to chose a sex, then to take a quick photo of your character (or chose a pic from your gallery). From there, you fit your "victims" 'head' to size and apply appropriate clothing for the events that follow. 

After dressing your character you get to torment or appreciate him/her in a variety of hilarious situations, in a form of 'flash-like' animation. Some of the scenarios will see your "victim" walking through a wood at night to fall down a hole, get attacked by wolves, eaten by sharks, etc. There are three types actions that can unfold:

1. Push off - Push off the person that actually peeved you off ie a colleague, a friend, your boss or anyone
2. Thanks - Thanks or congrats someone
3. Love - Show your love to someone ie a  friend, family or your partner

The designers have really came up with a strange array of ways to torment or show appreciation for your character. Once you have watched a scene unfold you can share it or save it, then restart with something new - making it a breeze to create entirely personalized animation.  I'd be lying if I said this wansn't a bizarre concept, but I found the entire experience strangely endearing!

Check it out now!

In the words of the developer:

Breaking news, never been seen before... A mysterious finger has been reported to be striking in random locations worldwide. Eyewitnesses said that the only identifyable mark present was the word "EmoCiao". Be the one to tame the beast.
As it's no fun being the bad guy all the time, EmoCiao is also about expressing your emotions - the good, the bad and the ugly as well as the cute; Visual Messaging doesn't get much better than this!
Who and where is it going to strike next!!??
Please note: EmoCiao is completely free to play but some in-game items such as extra clothing or walks will require payment. You can turn-off the payment feature by disabling in-app purchases in your device’s settings.
* Stunning animations and sounds to enable you to release your inner feelings
* Choose anyone to star in a wacky, hilarious scenario
* Fully customisable clothing, scenes, wacky walks
* Personalise your message to express your vibe
* Be amazed at the edge of the seat finales
* Sit back and enjoy the exciting and exhilarating journey that you have created
* Share your stimulating adventure on Facebook, Twitter or email
* Satisfaction guaranteed
* Constant updates with new features
* … and much more
* And of course, it’s free to play!
We look forward to serving up further fantastic experiences in our regular series of awesome updates.
But enough of the sales talk - download now, release your inner self!
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We’d like to say a big THANK YOU to everyone that’s already enjoying their own adventures and a big HELLO to our army of new users.
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