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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…

Judah Mahay, Author

Today's app of the day is Judah Mahay, Author.

Judah Mahay is a writer and activist, raised in Alaska and currently living in New York. His writing is diverse, offering a unique insight into life, culture and society. For fans of Judah Mahay and his work, his lastest endeavour sees his writing made available on Google Play through a great new application - Judah Mahay Author. For those not familiar, there has never been a better time or way to get reading - and best of all - it is free!

Once installed, Judah's application allows the user to quickly access a large amount of content at absolutely no expense. This includes 10 short stories and 15 poems. If you like what you read, it is then possible to purchase additional content from directly with the application - it could not be easier. The app also includes notifications for new works, and Twitter integration  allowing you to easily join Judah and his followers in conversation.

Reading within the app is a pleasure, with a crisp white background and sharp text. Progressing through a book is a simple case of scrolling down the text, which is perfect for the short stories and poetry on offer. All in all, this is a perfect companion for the subway, waiting rooms or lunch breaks, with Mahay's style of writing perfect for for transporting you away.

On top of having a great app, Judah Mahay is genuinely an interesting guy, with a strong artistic vision and purpose for writing. I suggest everyone check out his website - http://www.judahmahay.com - and read his Bio / Artistic Vision (or simply download the app, as it is easily available there too!).

All in all, an excellent android app!



In the words of the developer:

Explore the fantastical fiction, poetry, and musings of Judah Mahay in this free smartphone app with over ten short stories and fifteen poems. Bored on the subway? Fall into another world for a few minutes. You know you want to.
Details
- Read ten short stories and fifteen poems for free.
- Purchase Judah's stories right from the app.
- Quickly access new content and updates.
- Get notifications on new works.
- Keep up on his Tweets.
- Easily send Judah a message or question.
Note: The ebooks for Judah's works are available in multiple formats including iBookstore for the iPad, the Kindle, and the Nook.

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