“Our customers want to use Siri to find out all types of information, and while it can find a lot, it doesn’t always find what you want,” said Natalie Kerris, a spokeswoman for Apple, in a phone interview late Wednesday. “These are not intentional omissions meant to offend anyone. It simply means that as we bring Siri from beta to a final product, we find places where we can do better, and we will in the coming weeks.”
Employees armed with iPod touches get notified when customers enter the stores with their location-aware iPhones (for services like in-store pickup or an appointment), or when customers request help using in-store iPads. All the employee has to do is select a customer in a queue, get their position on an in-store map, and voilà! An an employee walks up to the customer and assists them.
Very cool or very creepy, depending on your point of view.via So How Does Apple Know You’re in the Store?.
…Not only would it be fantastic to have either product bundled in with the OS, but next time some long time Mac user like me gets cocky, starts complaining about Lion, etc etc, a friendly genius could just say “try Windows for a while..”
I’ve been installing Windows 7 on my Mac for the last 3 days. Almost done!
None of the Apple products are discounted enough to care, but there are some good savings on accessories.I picked up an iRig iMic I’ve been wanting to get my hands on since about February..The Mophie Juice Packs ($64) and Incase Bags ($40 – $90) are a great deal.Apple Black Friday Sale.