Saga for iOS and Android: a virtual assistant to help improve your quality of life

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Ever since we talked with Matias Duarte about Google Now at Google I/O last month we’ve been interested in the idea of a more proactive digital assistant; one that can make recommendations before we actually ask for help. Well, a Seattle company called ARO is looking to apply that principle with a new app called Saga in order to help its users “get more out of life.”

The basic idea is that after you’ve trained Saga to the point where it knows your routine and the places you frequent, it will do things like let you know when it’s about to rain (using Dark Sky), remind you that it’s lunchtime, or tell you when a new route saves time on your commute. There’s a gamification element, too — you earn experience points for living…

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