Saga – “an app that knows where you are, what you’re doing…

and tries … to hook you up with information"

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"Saga, which launches today for iPhone, is Siri if she were proactive. The application doesn’t wait for you to ask a question but instead knows enough about you from the activity passively logged by your phone to offer up information and recommendations when it thinks you need them most.

“We call it an intelligent companion,” Andy Hickl, CEO and co-founder of parent company A.R.O., explained to me in an interview. “We’ve built an app that knows where you are, what you’re doing, and tries … to hook you up with information, or recommendations, or notifications that might help you out in your current context.”

“Things like ‘It’s time for a midnight snack’ or ‘How about dinner and movie?’ Those kinds of recommendations that are really tailored to you and tailored to your needs … are really where we’re going.”…"

Full article: VentureBeat

…or as Motherboard put it: "This New App Looks Like a Concierge, But Acts Like a Stalker"

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