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Popular Near Me in action
For instance, at ZDNet HQ in New York, we find three major apps that many have heard of: Uber, the private car app that allows you to bop around the city with your own driver; BestParking, for those who need to find a parking space in the city — a notoriously difficult thing to do; and Airbnb, for those who need on-the-fly accommodation.
Installing books, magazines over Newsstand
Newsstand now fits into a folder. Before, it didn't, and many found this to be frustrating and wanted to keep it out of sight. You can see the da Vinci-style app "building" — even though this is Newsstand, new apps look like this until they are installed.
No more skeuomorphism!
One of the major gripes that users had with iOS 6 and earlier versions were the felt-like covers for Game Center, the leather binder style for Contacts, and so on. This design was scrapped with iOS 7, making everything look a lot cleaner and simpler. No more felt or leather designs, but instead simplicity.