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AmazonIt! Barcode Application Update v1.1
These days everyone could use a little help to shop smart. Last month, XDA member zaijian released AmazonIt!, a useful barcode application that shows Amazon.com prices and ratings.
This application makes it easier to compare prices and enables researching while away from a computer. Since then, zaijian has been working hard to develop AmazonIt! into a better application.
This latest version features more user-friendliness, touch-scrolling, manual barcode input, and a slew of bug fixes.
Originally posted by zaijian
- Windows Mobile 5 or greater
- .NET CF 3.5 or greater
- Unlimited Data plan (HIGHLY RECOMMENDED)
Bugfix/new feature release
ENH support for international amazon sites
ENH ability to manually input barcodes (if it has trouble decoding pics)
MOD now displays barcode capture hints
MOD user setting to launch mobile/full product links
MOD now deleting captured barcode pics after use
MOD duplicate items prevention
MOD sort bar now resizes on orientation change
FIX ArgumentException on list update
FIX OutOfMemoryException on bitmap decoding
FIX ArgumentNullException when the product link is launched before amazon info has been fetched
What’s great about this version is that it is really beginning to shape into an application that could be a useful tool for any shopper. Check out the application thread.
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