So it was with Apple, which used to have a glass, gel, and metal-like Aqua sub-style of skeuomorphism across their entire screen products and presentations. Then, they made a switch as well. Suddenly, new versions of computer and mobile operating systems and applications started looking much closer to what is called a flat style, or strictly 2D non-imitated appearance.
A case from www.apple.com: To gain consistency with Apple's OS and applications in users’ visual perception, their website went in the same flat-style direction but not entirely:
* Update: The old style on the flags page is now completely replaced with the new one. Congratulations for putting this advice into action.