I upgraded to OS X Lion on release day (I’m more of a geek all the time) and I was very confused with iCal. It immediatly appeared that all the events I created were now set to “all day” by default and I found this very annoying (they used to be set for the default 10am to 12pm slot by default). Researching a way to customize the default length for new events I found out that, new events will be created with start and end dates based on their labels.
Simply create an event titled Sprint 3 meeting from 2 to 4 pm and it will create the event Sprint 3 meeting and assign it the right information. I thought this was awesome and wondered how Apple came up with this feature and why they took the time to focus on this. Then, I saw the iOS 5 keynote and met Siri. Now it all makes sense and I am eager to hire my virtual personal assistant.
Steve Jobs was a visionary. The respect he got from the tech industry is well deserved.