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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…

Hill Bill

Today's app of the day is Hill Bill.



I still remember the first time I played Excitebike on the NES - I was hooked immediately. Since that time I have always stayed a fan of side scrolling motorcycle games, enjoying nothing more than pulling off tricks as I make ridiculous jumps, with no fear of death or injury. Fast forward 19 years from the original Excitebike, and say hello to Hill Bill. So where has 2 decades taken the side scrolling bike racing genre? A long way is the answer - with Hill Bill being a well worthy recommendation for any Android gamer.

Hill Bill requires you to progress your motorobike rider through a series of levels, collecting starts and pulling off tricks. Depending on your performance you will get a start rating (1 - 3) and then progress to the next level. Points are also achieved for a variety of other things, such as hitting birds in the air (always satisfying!)

With 60 levels available across 6 different worlds, there is plenty of content here to keep even the most enthusiastic gamers occupied for quite some time. With the developer promising additional content in the pipeline, there is a lot to look forward to.

Hill Bill is a highly polished game. The sounds are great and the graphics are crisp and colourful. The actual gameplay is also great, capturing that perfect mix of action and puzzle. As you progress you can use the points you collect to purchase additional items at the store. This includes new bikes and outfits.

All in all, this is a great android game, with great addiciting gameplay and subtle puzzle elements to keep the brain ticking over. A worthy install on any android device.






In the words of the developer:

Hill Bill is a motorcycle trick jumping game starring a hillbilly with Evel aspirations. Play across 6 beautiful worlds and over 60 levels.
MAH STORY 
Our hillbilly Bill dreams to be just like his idol Evel Knievel. With his trusty 3rd hand garage sale bike he sets up his very own ramps and starts riding. Soon he’s mastering jumps and tricks on bigger and bigger homemade ramps in his backyard. Bill then decides to take his show on the road. He ends up performing jumps and tricks at Mud Rallies, Race Tracks, and even the Circus! Maybe, just maybe, with enough practice and skill, Bill will be able to conquer the greatest stunt of all – jumping the Grand Canyon.
JUMP RILL GOOD 
Perform Death-defying jumps over junk, rusted cars, air planes, circus animals, and canyons and more.
TRICKS N STUFF 
Make the crowd go wild with over a dozen tricks both on the ground and in the air, including wheelies, back flips, super mans and more.
PURDY PLACES 
Explore Bill’s Backyard, The Swamp, a Mud Rally, a Race Track, The Circus, and The Grand Canyon
GIT NEW BIKES N OUTFITS 
Earn Star Spangled Bucks to purchase cool bikes and outfits.
A WHOLE MESS OF EXTREES 
New additional worlds, levels, bikes and outfits in development and coming soon... at no additional charge!

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