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Steve Jobs isn’t known as a micro-manager…OK he totally is. But that wasn’t the reason he and his family stopped by the local Apple Store yesterday. They just wanted to check out the scene and chat with some iPad buyers.

In Palo Alto, Apple CEO Steve Jobs sauntered unannounced into the University Avenue store shortly before noon to drink in the scene. Many in the crowd pulled out cameras and iPhones to capture the most magic of Silicon Valley moments. Jobs chatted with a handful of other shoppers, but even his 30-minute invasion did not get in the way of their serious business

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