In Pictures: 12 must-have iPad apps for newbies

With the iPad Air now available, a fresh look apps to try for work and fun

Clear+ (Realmac Software) Price: $4.99; average rating of 4 by 9 users

A to-do list app that takes simplicity to extremes. Now finally available on and tweaked for the iPad, and iOS 7. “The app includes a few iPad-exclusive features, like the ability to drag to-do items from one list to another, and the ability to swipe down on a list with two fingers to peek inside at its contents,” says The Verge’s Ellis Hamburger. You like the simplicity or you don’t: "Clear leaves out almost every feature found in other to-do list programs, and it can be stunningly effective in its simplicity." But another says "No reminders, just a list and expensive one at that. Just stick to your stock app....'

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