“iOS 5, Apple’s newest operating system for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch is coming in late summer or fall,” John Koetsier writes for sparkplug 9. “And I’m predicting it will completely reinvent local and mobile search.”
“Apple is making iOS your new best friend, [one] that does all the annoying little detail work for you,” Koetsier writes. “And it’s via an acquisition they made over a year ago, Siri, and a massive data center in the clouds of North Carolina.”
Koetsier writes, “Imagine this: pull out your iPhone and say: ‘I need a flight to Toronto on June 9, arriving in early afternoon, a downtown hotel that doesn’t cost more than $200/night, and tickets to a Blue Jays game that weekend. Oh, and by the way, make me dinner reservations at a good French restaurant for Friday night.’ Rocket science? Star Trek? Prerogative of wealthy execs with personal assistants and fat expense accounts? Rich man’s reality, poor man’s dream? Think again. This is what Siri does… and this is the future of iOS.”
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