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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…

World of Paint - Puzzle

Today's app of the day is World of Paint - Puzzle.

There is no denying that there are lots of great games on Google Play, but at the same time, there is a complete lack of originality. If one game is even slightly successful, 1000s of almost identical spin-off appear within weeks (ala Flappy Bird), which bogs down the app store in un-originality. Every now and then though, a game comes along with a new concept that is truly fresh and original. World of Paint is one such game, and comes very highly recommend.

The core game mechanic in World of Paint sees you control a ball around a level, trying to get it from a starting location to a chequered finish point. To do so, you have to steer the ball, not using tilt control as is generally the case in these games, but by using paint. Now this sounds confusing, but works in an amazingly intuitive way, with each different colour of paint causing the ball to move in a different direction.You cant simply draw straight lines though. No, as the painter you need to take into account the inertia of the ball to keep things on track.

As you progress, the levels become more complex, including items that can not be touched, solid walls, etc. The gameplay will take a few levels to truly get the grasp of, but once you do the level of depth to this game sees no end.This is a truly unique experience, quite unlike anything I had played before and it really got my brain working in an entirely different way. On top of having great gameplay, World of Pain looks fantastic. The colours are crisp, the level design is excellent, and all in all, it is a highly polished endeavour.

A great android game. Check it out as I can promise you will not regret it!

In the words of the developer:

World of Paint - A unique and colorful puzzle game! It will challenge and entertain you in a way you have never seen before. IT'S FREE! Download it now!
- Original game play - mind-blowing color puzzles!
- 90+ levels of fun and mind-bending problem solving.
- Unlock harder levels.
- Paint freely. Different colors have different effects.
- Very easy to pick up. Hard to put down.
- Gather Trophies by finishing levels more quickly.

How to play:
1. Pick your colors. Different colors have different effects.
2. Paint on the canvas.
3. Push start to see if the ball makes it through to the goal.
4. If not, add more colors or remove colors.
5. Try to get a better time to get more trophies.
World of Paint is color sparkling problem solving puzzle game with a never before seen twist. By painting your own picture you create a unique way to finish the level by getting the ball to the goal. The color affects the ball and there are millions of different ways to place your color - the freedom to paint is endless. Let the colors fill your mind!
You can use different painting tactics. Do you want the ball to travel fast you fill your painting full with colors. If you want it to travel slow - paint less but more precisely! There a many different obstacles that require you to use your mind and smart tactic when facing the puzzle and solving the problem.
World of Paint is made out of worlds. Travel through them by finishing the levels and make it to the end! If you have the problem solving skill and are good at puzzles you can give the hard world a try. In this world you face harder levels and your painting skill will be challenged! Unlock more levels by collecting trophies.
World of Paint contains the possibility to remove ads by becoming Pro-World of Paint.
Welcome to the wonderful world of paint and colors. Welcome to World of Paint!

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