Well, dark mode and the preliminary
UIKit ports seem nice, and I wasn’t really expecting any new hardware, but bringing Stacks back a decade later and neutering CoverFlow seems, well… Not very imaginative, really.
Best takeaways from the keynote for me? The committment to iOS 12 support across the entire current range (which is impressive) and with performance increases (which I hope will actually happen), plus the rebirth of Workflow as Shortcuts.
Hopefully there’ll be a migration path that lets me re-build all the workflows I have with third-party apps–otherwise, it’ll be more than a little awkward.
Also, kind of sad to see Podcasts show up on the Watch and semi-Sherlock Overcast. I’ve avoided the built-in app so far because Overcast has very neat audio processing (and will likely keep using it), but…