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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…

Hero of Vegas - App of the Day

Today's app  the day is Hero of Vegas.

I have always been skeptical about the Vegas slot style games on the Play Store. I could never quite get my head around the appeal - after all there's no chance to win real money, but plenty of opportunity to throw it away into virtual currencies. That aside, I decided to put my skepticism to the side and recently gave the Android game - Hero of Vegas - a spin.

After only a few minutes with the app, I could see why people get hooked! The presentation, the bright lights, the 'gamified' nature of leveling up, and most all  - the sound - really made me want to have one more spin. I found there is something surprisingly satisfying about the sound of the wheel spinning and the various rows locking into place (even if it has been years since anything mechanical was happening behind those LCD screens!)

So will I keep playing? Well I'm not sure. If I wanted the thrill of gambling, there are plenty of better ways to spend my money online. But, for some mindless entertainment on the train or bus, there are definitely worse apps out there! The presentation is really fantastic, somehow managing to capture part of the 'essence' of Vegas in app form, and there is heaps of variety! It seems ridiculous, but this one app has over 380 different machines, each with their only little quirks!

On top of this there are tournaments, gifts, leader-boards, and heaps of other cool little features to make the gaming experience more competitive. I guess with the primary game-play mechanic being so simple (press Spin) - it's good to see the developer trying their best to keep things interesting!

All in all, this is an app worth checking out! Again, there are plenty of better ways out there to get your gambling or betting 'fix' but this is still mindless, harmless fun - so long as you don't start putting too much real money into it -  Download with caution!


 

In the words of the developer:

Hero of VEGAS, the BEST free video slots app! Start playing with 10,000 chip welcome bonus
The best part is Hero of VEGAS is EASY to play and easy to win BIG! Play HoV now and MEET YOUR LUCK today!

Features:
- Free Slots Contests, Compete AMONG the players, not only play with the machine,never see this kind of compete style in the WORLD
- Free daily bonus & a Lobby bonus every 1 hours
- Huge variety of video slot machine games! Find your favorite and spin the reels!
- Best support team that will address your every need
- New games added all the time
You've found the best slots app on mobile, now just install and have some FUN!
Become a fan of Heart of Vegas on Facebook for special rewards and to enjoy everything we have to offer! https://www.facebook.com/Heroes-of-Vegas-188668348152230/
Here at Hero of Vegas, we’d love to hear your feedback. If you have any questions or queries, email us at support@soagames.com
This product is intended for use by those 21 or older for amusement purposes only.

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