A look at what some high-profile apps will look like when iOS 7 hits


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Apple announced on Tuesday that iOS 7 will be publicly available on September 18th. The revamped OS moves completely away from the realistic designs of the past six generations, dropping almost all “artificial shadows” (as Apple SVP Craig Federighi called them), gloss, and even button borders. Instead, the Jony Ive-inspired interface features an entirely rethought design language that focuses heavily on large icons, lightweight fonts, whitespace, transparency, and conservative use of color.

We previously took a look at what some of Apple’s own in-house apps could look like when redesigned for iOS 7. During Apple’s September 10th event, Federighi flashed up a slide displaying the upcoming iOS 7 updates for many third-party applications. None of the apps were labeled, but we’ve tracked down names for most of them.

The apps featured are:

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Show me the Money! Mint.com iOS 5/iPad app improves performance and layout

Today, Mint.com launched its free iPad application, giving users a more interactive view of their finances. The app combines everything that users love about Mint.com’s online personal financial management tool with popular iPad capabilities, like:

· Tapping charts to drill down on expenses

· Pinching a timeline to see spending over time

· Scrolling through personalized updates of account alerts, bill reminders and advice.

The app was built native to the iPad, so Mint users will see the application run faster and smoother, because it supports features of the newly released iOS 5.

Full release and more iPad screenshots follow:

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