Apple's iTunes Store has more than 140,000 apps just for the iPad. You can't try all of them, of course, but here are 10 hidden gems worth the effort.
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Clear epitomizes the less-is-more philosophy in app design. RealMac Software's $1.99 to-do list is optimized for the smaller screen of the iPhone, but works quite well on the iPad too. Clear's simple, uncluttered interface uses a "heatmap" to show higher-priority tasks (e.g., items with a dark red background are the most pressing), and its touch controls are a snap to learn. Finished a task? Simply swipe it off the screen. Clear is an easy, inexpensive way to organize your day.
Building A Mobile Business MindsetAmong 688 respondents, 46% have deployed mobile apps, with an additional 24% planning to in the next year. Soon all apps will look like mobile apps – and it's past time for those with no plans to get cracking.
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