iOSDocked - EP117 - WWDC Recap

iOSDocked Show Notes

Episode #: 117

Date: 06/06/17

Hosts: Clay Russell, Jerry Goldbaum & Danny Tammaro


Keynote Highlights


  • Amazon Prime


  • Named watchOS 4

  • Siri watch face (machine learning)

  • Kaleidoscope faces

  • Toy Story watch faces

  • Achievement progress and monthly challenges with new celebration animations

  • Updated workout app with automatic workout music playlists

  • 2 way data exchange with exercise equipment

  • Updated Music App with fresh music mixes with scrollable album art

  • New vertical dock


  • Named High Sierra


  • World's fastest browser

  • Autoplay Blocking

  • Intelligent Tracking Prevention


  • Top Hits

  • Split View


  • Faces synchronized

  • More editing tools

  • 3rd party photo book printing


  • Apple File System

  • Steam VR & Unreal Engine VR support

Mac Updates

  • Better displays

  • Faster processors

  • Higher memory capacity

  • Super fast storage

MacBook Refresh

New iMac Pro


  • iOS 10 has 86% user base compared to 7% on Android 7.0

  • Named iOS 11

  • Messages

    • New app scroll bar

    • iMessages in iCloud

  • Apple Pay for person to person in form of iMessage app to Apple Pay Cash Card


  • New voice

  • Translation capabilities

  • Siri Kit

  • Add Tasks to 3rd party apps

  • Add Notes to 3rd party apps

  • More predictive


  • 2x better compression on videos = less storage

  • HEIF image file with 2x compression

  • Depth API shared with developers

  • Capture specific video frames as key photos

  • Live Photo tweaks with new Loop, Bounce & Long Exposure enhancements

  • Reformation of photos/videos for portrait orientation

Control Center

  • Redesigned

  • 3D Touch functionality

Notification Center

  • Redesigned with better timeline


  • Detailed floor plans with directory and search for malls and airports

  • Speed Limits and Lane Guidance

  • Do Not Disturb While Driving (black out screen) with smart iMessage reply


  • Speakers accessible via AirPlay 2 with multi-room controls


  • What friends are listening to?

App Store

  • Complete redesign

  • Machine Learning

Augmented Reality

  • ARKit

iPad Pro

  • 10.5" display

  • Full size on screen/Smart Keyboard

  • ProMotion

  • Same iPhone level camera quality

  • Fill the dock with apps and pull up dock anywhere for better app switcher

  • Remember app pairings in spaces

  • Drag and Drop

  • Flickable keys for special characters

  • Files app

  • Works with 3rd party services

  • Create PDF & screenshot markup


  • Searchable handwriting in notes

  • Inline drawing in typed desk

  • Document scanner

(Mail gets markup as well)

  • Tap on lock screen to bring up notes


  • 7" tall

  • Spatial awareness

  • Home Assistant

  • December availability

  • Price: $349


Contest Winner

Winning Host: Jerry (The iOSDocked Contest King)

2nd place Winner: Danny

Loser: Clay

Winning listener: Michael Couto


In Closing

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