Even though Apple’s Siri personal assistant software is still in it beta development stage. Many Apple iPhone 4S users are finding Siri a great addition to iOS. Now Wolfram Alpha has unveiled a new way to use Siri allowing users to browse and compare Best Buy electronics, using the Wolfram Alpha knowledge base.
The new Siri feature uses the the retailer’s database of 35,000 consumer products, enabling users to search online for bargains, using either the web or Siri application. Providing specific product features, prices and availability, user ratings, price comparisons and similar models.
Wolfram Alpha explains:
“Just in time for the holidays, we’re introducing a new functionality that provides consumers with a unique approach to shopping. By leveraging data from Best Buy’s public APIs, Wolfram|Alpha users will now be able to browse more than 35,000 appliances and consumer electronics products. Wolfram|Alpha’s intuitive natural-language interface helps you hone in on the precise products you need, while its powerful data visualization capabilities give you an innovative overview of any shopping category.”
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