Apple's Jonathan Ive is reworking so much in iOS for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch that he has apparently been pulling resources from the OS X team to keep development on track. Sources claim he's been stripping the skeuomorphic design elements from iOS in favor of a flatter interface look, and is looking at some app changes big enough that they may not be ready in time to ship with the release of iOS 7 later this year.
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Mr. Ive doesn't like the skeuomorphic look that Scott Forstall loved. Even if the look isn't completely stripped from iOS 7, we're still expecting to see major changes.