The Clear method to complete tasks

iPhone | Thursday February 16 2012 12:34 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , ,

The Clear method to complete tasks

The simple layout doesn't require buttons to make and manage lists.

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Screenshot by Jason Parker/CNET)

I wrote my previous app collection about Advanced task managers on iOS, but a new app came to my attention this week that’s too good to pass up.

Clear (99 cents) is a to-do list app that lets you use simple gestures to manage your tasks with an interface that’s as intuitive as it is easy on the eyes. People seem to like this simple task manager, because it’s now No. 1 in the iTunes App Store. This app won’t take the place of Reminders or other scheduling apps that offer alarms–Clear sticks to simple list making, and it does a fine job.

The first thing I noticed about the app is the lack of interface buttons. You never hit a button called “menu” or rely on arrows to turn pages (though you will use the iPhone type pad). Instead, you navigate around this to-do list app using swipes and pinching gestures with delightful sounds as you complete each action. While looking at a list, a swipe down creates an empty list item so you can type in your next task. A swipe to the left on an item deletes it from the list. A swipe to the right crosses out an item and puts it at the bottom of the list for when you wan… [Read more]

The Clear method to complete tasks

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