Clear, the To-Do List App Gets its iOS 7 Makeover
The popular to-do list app Clear, has been updated for Apple’s release of iOS 7 with a universal build that adds refined typography, new gestures and iCloud list syncing to the title’s uniquely Spartan interface. The developer Realmac Software builds on an already winning design by tailoring the app to take advantage of Apple’s latest mobile operating system.
On the surface, it appears as if much hasn’t changed from previous iterations but a number of backend features and tweaks have been added, with the most notable being list syncing across iPhones, iPads and Macs via Apple’s iCloud. This particular feature, which was much requested, is a step up from simple iCloud storage seen in the original Clear.
The app has also been made universal, meaning one purchase grants both the iPhone and iPad access to the automatically synced lists. Clear for iOS 7 also supports syncing with Clear for Mac and legacyClear for iPhone. The iPad-only features for the updated app include “List Peek,” which lets users quickly check tasks on another list with a two-finger pull-down gesture, while tap and hold allows tasks to be dragged from list to list.
As far as iOS 7 specific functions, Clear supports dynamic text, which allows users to change type sizes across the OS from a central control panel in Settings. In addition, parallax is included in some areas of the app to give the app a sense of depth, much like Apple’s own parallax wallpapers. Last but not least come more themes built in for greater customization options, while small tweaks have been made to transparencies and typography.
Those of you who are interested in Clear for iOS 7 can downloaded the app at its launch price for $2.99 although normal pricing will eventually be set for $4.99 in the future.