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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…

Cosmic Cow

Today's app of the day is Cosmic Cow.



"Endless" games are very in vogue at the moment, whether it be endless running, endless jumping or endless flapping, there are plenty of ways to get unlimited, and challenging gaming fixes. That doesn't mean that there aren't great new games being created in the genre, with Cosmic Cow being one such example.

In essence, Cosmic Cow combines two great styles of game play, one being a side scrolling endless-type game, and the other being the classic side scrolling space ship shooter, popularised in numerous incarnations on 8 and 16 bit consoles of decades past. As a "cosmic cow" (can't help but love it!), the player has to navigate through space, shooting or dodging asteroids and other attacking spaceships. The cow can collect a variety of objects to earn points - though mainly interesting foods that just happen to be floating through space. As points are accumulated, the player can also collect coins to spend on a variety of power ups or extra lives.

There's a lot to like about Cosmic Cow. The game looks great, taking full advantage of the Unity engine, and there is a great ambient soundtrack that keeps play interesting as waves in difficulty increase. The variety of characters and unlockable power-ups and gadgets also keeps things fresh on every new play through. Best of all, the game is free-to-play and quite generous with not forcing players into an in-game store to buy additional coins, etc. For those who want additional help, there are in-app-purchases available, where ads can be removes, extra coins purchases.

All in all, this is a great android app, well worth checking out! Cosmic Cow - try it today! 





In the words of the developer:

Farmer Bob and his specially trained friends need your help! Alien invaders are attacking Earth and our last line of defense is Cosmo the Cosmic Cow and the other animals. Help save the farm and mankind by blasting away those pesky aliens!
Play with more than 30 different characters, each with its own special weapon and gadget combination. Take advantage of the ‘Upgrade Chest’ to purchase one-time extra items, gadgets and special weapons which will help in defeating the numerous waves of incoming enemies.
This exciting game is all about survival so you will need to be at your best in order to overcome the enemy threats. Check out this ultimate, action-packed arcade game where you will be the key in stopping the alien menace! How long can you survive?
Features:
- 30 characters to choose from
- Stunning graphics
- Classic arcade feel
- Easy to understand mechanics
- Wave based gameplay
- Increasing difficulty
- Great soundtrack
- Leaderboard and achievements
*** If you wish to submit any requests, feedback or bug reports then please contact us atsupport@harebrainsoftware.com. ***


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Today's app of the day is Social Bookmarks



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