Today we released Saga for iOS with some new features we think are pretty exciting.
We’ve always believed that the benefits of lifelogging go beyond self-knowledge and quantification. The beauty of logging personal data using technology is that the technology can become smarter and offer you something of value. Starting today, Saga learns about your preferences and routines over time, and now it is beginning to offer relevant, personalized information.
Saga uses hyper-local weather updates, real-time traffic info, and your calendar (with your permission) to give you helpful information, when and where you need it most. If you have an appointment across town, Saga will let you know (on the Now screen) exactly when you need to leave based on current traffic conditions. If inclement weather is starting or stopping soon, Saga will tell you exactly when, so you can stay dry.
If you use Saga’s social features, you can now receive push notifications when someone you follow is nearer than normal. We won’t bug you if someone you work with is near work, but you’ll be notified when your friend from out of town is in your city, or when someone who lives across town is in your neighborhood. Saga knows your routine and your friend’s routine, so it can make these notifications truly valuable.
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