Zillow launches iOS 7 apps

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Zillow is launching new iPhone, iPad and iPod touch apps today redesigned to take advantage of Apple's new iOS 7 mobile operating system. Zillow's new Apple apps have incorporated the new iOS 7 aesthetic throughout with new home icons and font choices. They also surface photos and basic home info more readily -- home shoppers, for example, can now swipe through thumbnail-sized photos of homes that slide up from the bottom of the screen without leaving map view. The iPad app now features a redesigned, full-screen magazine-like home listing page that allows shoppers to swipe through a full gallery of large photos. “IOS 7 empowers a photo-centric consumer experience with magazine-style listing pages, giving home shoppers a faster, more visual and ultimately more fun way to shop for homes,” said Jeremy Wacksman, vice president of marketing and mobile at Zillow, in a statement. Apple featured the Zillow app during its unveiling of the new operating system on Sept. 10 at it...