Pocket Auctions for eBay
Dec 6, 2008 8:00 PM –
Pocket Auctions for eBay is the award-winning eBay mobile application made even better for Android! Created by Bonfire Media, here are the features:
- My eBay
- Search active & completed items
- Full screen pictures
- Price check
- Bid & Buy it Now
- Android-style notofications
- Find great deals
- Scan barcodes on eBay
- Chat with fellow eBay’ers
- Supports USA and UK
Even though this app is not the official eBay app, it sure is action-packed as though it were!
eBay Buyers and Sellers with an Android powered device would find Pocket Auctions for eBay extremely useful. This app allows you to Browse, Buy, and Sell your eBay items from your pocket!
Ease of Use:
That app is a very easy to use and optimized for Android. Every feature is just a Tapp away.
Search has 3 tabs: Active, Completed and Price Check. Active searches shows you results with real-time count downs. Completed shows items ending with 1 minute with real-time count downs (great for the savvy eBay buyer scooping up last mintue deals… literally!) Price Check shows a range; minimum, median and maximum most recent successful auctions meeting your searched item. In all, you can Place a Bid, Buy it Now or Watch items.
My eBay has three tabs: Watching, Buying, and Selling. When you sign into your eBay account, it automatically fetches the information. In each tab you can see full information detail such as Item description in Simple or HTML view. An easy way to keep track of your eBay items!
The Deals section features the top 12 deals on eBay. Find items like GPS Navigation, 99-cent Mega deals, iPods, xBox 360’s, Blu-Ray DVDs and more.
Live Chat is a really cool feature, its broken into two categories: The Cafe and Users Q&A. In The Cafe users can post simple messages to the community. Users Q&A is a place for users too ask questions and get answers right on the community board.
Pocket Auctions for eBay also has a bar code scanner; the interface is similar to Compare Everywhere. It scans the bar code against products in eBay’s product base. Surprisingly though, our scan yielded no results when we scanned a recently purchased iPod Shuffle. Using one of the other bar code scanners; Compare Everywhere or ShopSavvy spit back the results just fine. Could it be… no iPod Shuffles on eBay 😯
With over 190 Million eBay members and nearly 1 million Android powered devices sold, it’s bound to be frequently used. Whether it be the eager first-time mom shopping for Elmo toys, the tech junkie searching the latest gadget deals, or power sellers compulsively checking their sales; it deems to be a top Android App.
The interface is optimized for mobile use including icons, color-coded sections, tabs within sections, and you can easily get Home by tapping the Menu button.
See the gallery of screens below: