Mac Stories is reporting that Apple’s Apple Store iPhone/iPod touch application will be receiving a minor update in the near future. This update will include a feature that recognizes when you enter an Apple Store you have a reservation at, and will ask you if you want to confirm your reservation. You’ll also get a popup with the picture of the Apple employee helping you so you can find them more easily.
On the customer end, it appears the Apple Store application will be updated to integrate with Apple’s ecosystem. As the ability to make reservations is already in place, you’ll receive a push notification as you enter the store asking if you’d like to check-in. You’ll then be notified of your waiting time (your position in the queue), and who you’ll be meeting up with via a photo of the employee. You also may receive helpful hints as you enter the store, so that you can request services via your iPhone. It’s a very streamlined process.
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