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iOSDocked - EP130 - WWDC Recap - iLike Shortcuts & Walkie Talkie

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This week my "iLike" (pick of the week) was two new announced features coming to iPhones & Apple Watches later this year. 

First up:

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Shortcuts: A Siri activated Automator for iOS

This is extremely exciting for me as a heavy user of Drafts, Workflow & Launch Center Pro, this will take my smartphone productivity to all new levels. I have amassed a massive amount of actions with these 3 aforementioned apps, and I am hopeful that these can quickly be morphed into Siri Shortcuts with minimal effort. We shall see...

Next up:

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Walkie Talkie: A new but old method of communication on watchOS

This direct two-way conversation method between two Apple Watch users is just perfect. I can see myself watching an Apple Keynote and in real time sharing my thoughts with one of my iOSDocked co-stars on the other end. This kind of service makes perfect sense for the most popular wrist-wearing technology in the World. Not only is this practical, but it can also be a lot of fun.