Apple App Store gets new features in iOS 7
Replacing the Genius tab on the App Store is a new tab called Near Me which shows apps that are popular and are being used heavily by other iOS users near your current location. And you can now build a Wish List . Only paid apps can be added to the list, which makes sense. Otherwise, why would you need to wish for someone to pay for a free app? And Apple has promised a Kids category coming for the App Store.
Lastly, Apple has changed the looks of the App Store Top Charts, going back to a vertically scrolling list from the left to right scrolling that Apple changed the list to last year.
New features for the Apple App Store in iOS 7
1. clevername (Posts: 1429; Member since: 11 Jul 2008)
Is it popular with people "near me", apps created by people "near me", or what?
4. rcrider4 (Posts: 118; Member since: 14 Nov 2011)
Popular with people near me. So basically if you went to an art museum, a lot of people there might have gotten an art app or something. That would end up on the list. It just gives a list of apps that are probably relevant to the place you are at by looking at what other people have gotten.
2. joey_sfb (Posts: 3003; Member since: 29 Mar 2012)
even for android I disable the auto update, so not a big gain for iOS. They should unlock the iOS file system so that user could import and export apps data.
3. thecorrescode (Posts: 27; Member since: 28 Mar 2013)
New features in iOS are old features in Android.
5. icyrock1 (Posts: 303; Member since: 25 Mar 2013)
I hate auto updates. Though I guess some like that feature, I'd rather not download a potentially buggy release without first waiting for some feedback on it.