WWDC 2017: iOS 11 revealed with more Siri smarts, AR support


Apple has taken the wraps off of iOS 11, the next iteration of its mobile operating system for iPhones and iPads. As usual, there are a bevy of features lined up for the new OS, along with a few clues as to what’s next on the device front.

“This is going to be the best and biggest WWDC ever,” said Apple CEO Tim Cook, as he kicked off the keynote in San Jose, Calif. By the time iOS was on deck, Apple’s senior vice president of software engineering, Craig Federighi, took over to outline the latest iOS changes. Here’s a quick look:

Messages: In iOS 11, a redesigned apps drawer now brings up apps and stickers in Messages. iMessages are also automatically synchronized in iCloud, which helps to optimize storage by reducing the size of…

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