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Apple/Mac News - iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch
Tuesday, 18 October 2011 12:00
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Offered free of charge via the Apple App Store, the new Field Agent service connects companies seeking information on the performance of their products and services in the community with "experts" prepared to answer questions and complete tasks in real-time. Once a company submits a request for information via the Field Agent website, the request is sent to iPhone users who have installed the app. Agents are asked to respond to the request and are paid cash for their work. Calgary, Canada - Your kids have always considered you the expert on everything from monsters under their beds to the best way of getting chewing gum out of their hair. Your friends know just who to call when they're looking for a great new sushi place, or want to price-check a popular item. Thanks to Field Agent, you can apply your expertise to situations just like these (well, monsters notwithstanding) - and help your household bottom line in the process.

Offered free of charge via the Apple App Store, this new service connects companies seeking information on the performance of their products and services in the community with "experts" prepared to answer questions and complete tasks in real-time. Launching officially on October 17th, the app already boasts over 120,000 users throughout the United States.

Once a company (referred to as a Client) submits a request for information - such as a specific photo of a retail display, or information on sales prices - via the Field Agent website, the request is sent to iPhone users (aka "Agents") who have installed the app. Agents are asked to respond to the request by collecting and inputting the information directly into the iPhone App. Agents are paid cash for their work. Payments typically range from $3 to $8, in accordance with the degree of difficulty involved, and are credited to Agents via PayPal.

"Ultimately, this new iPhone app pays people while they shop. By having their iPhones handy, they can share information about what they see in stores and in the process earn extra money, " says Jeff Doucette, General Manager of Field Agent Canada.

"More than ever, the idea of generating a second income is attractive to stay-at-home parents or individuals responsible for the domestic side of a household. This iPhone app is also simple and easy to use which is another advantage for people who are busy and on-the-go."

Field Agent uses the iPhone's on-board coordinate tracking tools to ensure Agents are automatically matched to information requests in their communities.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iOS 3.0 or later
* 3.3 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Field Agent 1.86 is free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Business category.

Field Agent 1.86
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Field Agent is a division of 1374878 Alberta Ltd, based in Calgary, AB. Individuals interested in becoming an Agent can download Field Agent via the Apple App Store. Clients and Agents alike can visit Field Agent online for additional information. Copyright (C) 2011 Field Agent, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.