Apple unveils software overhaul

AOL Money Staff

Apple's British design chief has introduced an overhaul of its iPhone and iPad operating system as he hailed a new beginning for the technology giant.

Sir Jonathan Ive promised iOS7 would take the company in an "important new direction" as he showcased the system at Apple's annual World Wide Developers Conference in San Francisco. The new operating system - which has a cleaner look - was showcased in a short video accompanied by an explanation from its London-born designer.