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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…

My KODAK Moments

Today's app of the day is My KODAK Moments.

When it comes to having physical photos in your hand, there is no more trusted a brand in the world than Kodak. After the transition to digital photography and the movement away from film, My Kodak Moments is the latest breach from the company into the digital imaging space, with a free mobile app to bridge the gap between your smart phone and the physical world.

Regardless of what anyone will tell you, there is nothing better than looking at an actual photo. There is an immediacy of flicking a page that a tablet can not achieve and there is an intimacy that is lacking when looking at things through pixels. Of course, with everyone shooting digitally, the challenge becomes moving images from the virtual to the physical space. There are of course plenty of Kodak kiosks in shops, but at the end of the day, if our smart phone is becoming our primary camera, why are two computer interfaces necessary?

My KODAC Moments is a great solution, giving you the full power of  Kodak kiosk, from your phone. No longer is it necessary to stand for hours in a crowded store to create your perfect photo book. Instead, you can do it from the convenience of your phone- for free! You can create and order pictures, pickup in the store on the same day or have the images mailed to your house, create greeting cards and choose from a variety of print sizes. If the physical world is not for you, then the Tell My Story feature is a great feature, allowing you to bundle together three images, lay over a voice track, then share the creation across social networks. A really great feature for the socially minded!

All in all, this is an excellent, free android app. Check it out!

In the words of the developer:

It’s fast and easy to make prints, photo books, greeting cards and more anytime, anywhere right from your smartphone with the My KODAK MOMENTS app! And the new Tell My Story feature lets you create and share short, three-picture videos with your voice-over.
Print your mobile photos in exciting new ways
Create and order photo prints and photo gifts directly from your smartphone
Pickup in store same day or have products mailed to your home
Choose from hundreds of photo greeting cards
Order prints up to 8x10”
Create even more in store by safely and securely connecting your smartphone to a 
KODAK Picture Kiosk via Wi-Fi
Create a video with your picture and voice
Select any three pictures from your phone 
Record a story of your photos – for added fun have kids record too
Perfect for sharing with family and friends via messaging or FACEBOOK
Your stories are saved in the app, or you can save to your phone
Compatible with Android devices running OS 4.1 and greater
WiFi enabled KODAK Picture Kiosks are available at CVS/Pharmacy, Target or Bartell Drugs in the U.S. and Officeworks in Australia. Once you download the app, you can access the app store locator to find a retailer near you or you can visit the store locator at:

This application uses Localytics, a web analysis service provided by Localytics, Inc., that uses performance cookies to anonymously record your usage of different functions in order to help provide the best application we can. By using the app, you agree that the app. can place performance cookies on your device. If you do not want your usage recorded, you can turn off tracking in the set up menu with the "Allow Cookies" checkbox or do not install the app.

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