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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…

Candy Birds

Today's app of the day is Candy Birds.

There have been plenty of good Flappy Bird imitations for Android devices since the infamous little birdy and it's Vietnamese developer took the world by storm with an enchanting mixture of simplicity and addictive-ness. No sooner though, than most of the world downloading the game onto their devices, the developer packed up and deleted the game from all app stores, pacing the way for the aforementioned imitations. Now these have ranged from pretty good, to outright awful, with every possible incarnation of the game replicated.

At the better end of the spectrum stands Candy Birds, or Flappy Candy (it has a variety of names), which see you take to the sky controlling two birds (one at a time) in an attempt to navigate between Mario style pipes and get the highest score. The whole thing can be completely infuriating, but there is something surprisingly thrilling when you get in a good rhythm and really start wracking up a high score.

Other than the gameplay (which I am sure everyone s familiar with by now), Candy Birds looks and sounds great. It captures that whimsical charm of the original, but gives it a unique spin with bright colours that really pop off the screen. At the end of the day, if you are after a Flappy Bird clone then look know further - this is probably the best!



In the words of the developer:

We are two sweet candy birds.
We need you to touch the screen to stretch our little wings to take the thrilling adventure.
It is easy and fun to play, but a little challenge to be a master
Buddies, start playing now and gain the best scores among your families and friends.

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