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This is the monthly update for 2017-10
- iOS released version 5.7.0. This version includes an updated share-a-fact, improved on-boarding for new users and lots of fixes for iPhone X.
- The iOS app was named an "Editors Choice" by Apple. This is the highest recognition Apple gives apps, and in their decision they particularly called out the improved quality of the app, and focus on accessibility.
- The Android app went to beta with their latest update. This version adds app shortcuts, image dimming, theming improvements for Light and Dark mode, bug fixes for Simplified and Traditional Chinese and many other refinements.
- The apps teams participated in a 3 day "Offsite" in Philadelphia. Read about it here.
- Print styles went live
- Regrettably, we turned off OCG. Fortunately, this unblocked Ops's decom of the service and servers.
- We're working hard on a replacement service for the Electron-based PDF rendering service. Follow our progress here.
- the API backend for Reading Lists is in beta: http://readinglists.wmflabs.org/wiki/VagrantRoleReadingLists
- New Reader updates can be found at Meta.
- Support for uploading and viewing 3D models is coming soon to Wikimedia Commons. The feature will support the .STL file format. 
The Discovery team provides weekly updates. Here are their updates for the month.
Other Noteworthy Stuff
- Sam Smith: I'm currently investigating adding up/downstream bandwidth configuration to my micro-device-lab side project.