I think it was something Apple was prepared for. It looks like they really did concentrate on under-the-hood changes, which is why there wasn't much to actually demo.
I also think it is unfair to compare this year's WWDC to last year's, because last year's was a real milestone with so much added on.
My takeaways are: more stability, less reliance on Google with the News app, improved Spotlight, Siri and Maps.
With a new iMac, I can live with this release. El...