ScoutPal Live with any device that can browse the web in some
- Cell phones/PDA's with WAP or HTML web browsers and data service.
- A desktop or laptop computer, at
ScoutPalDB on a Windows Mobile Pocket PC: scan and get
abbreviated INSTANT Amazon lookups from a database. (Optional ScoutPal
Live lookups when internet-connected.)
- With ScoutPal Live, you can customize the
content and format of your results. Examples:
- Pare your results down to just the lowest price and sales rank.
- Truncate the title by number of characters or words to conserve
- Selectively add bold/italic/underline to
each information item. (Available with most cell phone browsers.)
- Search by
ISBN or UPC for any item listed on Amazon by ISBN or UPC, including books, CD's, DVD's, games, other media forms, and even
consumer goods like non-perishable groceries, electronics, tools,
office supplies, etc.
- Choose to include results from abebooks.com where you can optionally search by
title or Library of Congress Catalog Number (LCCN).
- Get edition info, very important for
- Optionally get details of offering samples, with prices,
fulfillment channel (FBA or Merchant), item condition, seller feedback
count and rating.
- Create your own custom result display formula. Can be used
to alert you when items meet your own "buy" criteria.
- Get a "price graph" of pricing trends. Useful for spotting
pricing "lowball" anomalies that mask the true value of a book.
- Select the number of initial prices shown on the summary
search result screen.
- Get notified when you search for a book that is in your own
inventory alert list.
- Scan stealthy with an iPhone/Android
camera, or with a
compatible laser scanner.
- All ScoutPal services are compatible with
EAN-13 bar code