Specifically, a new “What’s New” folder replaces the Information Board. Highlighting this folder produces large icon pop-ups that will link you straight to a recently played game or a spot on the web. This icon system is used in the PS Store as well, connecting you to video content and games with a bit more ease.
Themes, too, are seeing a bit of a revamp, including premium options with avatars and animated backdrops. But for a better picture of the new stuff than my words can paint, Sony has made this video for you: