When Amazon.com tells you it’ll be there before you know it, they ain’t screwing around!
Amazon’s latest move in the customer service one-upsmanship game comes right out of a George Orwell novel. According to Digital Trends, the company recently patented a new system called “anticipatory package shipping.” [Cue Close Encounters of the Third Kind music here.]
What does it mean? As Steve Jobs once said, “People don’t know what they want until you show it to them”—and Amazon knows exactly what you want. I know, right?!
Of course, Amazon’s patent doesn’t divulge how the company intends to freak the hell out of its online consumers, only that it plans to do so successfully.
We’ll tell you more after the jump, because we know what you want, too…