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Phone calls are so passé: The dialing, the waiting, the talking—who really has time for that? So three cheers for Path —the social app started by Brit Morin's husband, Dave Morin)— which just launched an option to text businesses. The app outsources the hassle of placing an actual phone call to a third-party agent who does the dialing to find the answer to your question. It's an especially handy tool for checking stores for specific styles and sizes. For example, you may want to know if that Helmut Lang dress, pictured above, is in stock in your size at Rand and Statler. Just ping the store via Path, and wait for a response while you go on with your life. And to exercise all startup options at your fingertips, tap WunWun to deliver your purchase (or purchases) for free.
· Path now lets you text businesses so you don't have to wait on hold [Engadget]
· Confirmed! WunWun is Delivering for Free in SF [Racked SF]