Cult of Mac Magazine: WWDC 2017 wrap-up, Hands-on with iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra, and more!

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In this week’s Cult of Mac Magazine, we cover all of Apple’s biggest updates and announcements unveiled at last week’s Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, Calif. Apple is back in a big way!

Check out hands-on videos featuring all the brilliant new features of iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra. Plus, everything you need to know about iOS 11’s new Files app and so much more.

Click iTunes for a free subscription to Cult of Mac Magazine. Here are this week’s top stories.

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WWDC keynote is proof of Apple’s awesome power and poise
Over the last year or so, you could be forgiven for thinking Apple has been dickering about. The company seemed sluggish and slow.And then today! Bam! A jam-packed WWDC keynote with a slew of amazing-looking new hardware and software.
xHands on: iOS 11 brings brilliant new features (especially for iPad)
iOS 11 brings brilliant new features and enough design tweaks to make everything feel fresh. The first developer beta landed this week, and we’re loving what we see – especially when it comes to the great new options for iPad users. See for yourself in our iOS 11 hands-on video.

 

 

 

 
xHands on: macOS High Sierra packs tons of surprising features
macOS High Sierra doesn’t pack as many updates as iOS 11, but Apple’s latest desktop software delivers plenty of new features worth drooling over. After using the first High Sierra beta for the last few days, I’ve been blown away. Check out what’s new in the macOS High Sierra hands-on video.

xApple finally proves it’s serious about AI
Sitting on a cash pile of billions, Apple’s not a company that’s used to being left behind. But when it comes to artificial intelligence, that’s exactly what has happened in recent years. While companies like Google and Facebook led the way with cutting-edge AI, Apple lagged. It was embarrassing for a company in Apple’s position to miss out on the single best tech revolution taking place at the moment.


xUllu’s summer sale: Cool, exotic bands for Apple
Ullu offers a taste of the accessibly exotic with its line of hand-crafted leather bands for Apple Watch. The Apple-centric accessories brand offers luxurious, handcrafted leather bands in exotic ostrich and stingray, as well as its signature Italian leather bands.

For the month of June, Ullu is hosting its summer sale — save up 15 to 20 percent select straps for Apple Watch. Peruse the collection of colorful, artisan-made bands in our Watch Store.