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Bidding for another popular app, BlackBerry 10 gets eBay

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Bidding for another popular app, BlackBerry 10 gets eBay
If you take buying and selling on eBay seriously-heck, some people do it for a living-the lack of an eBay app might have been the deal breaker that prevented you from buying the BlackBerry Z10. But there is some news that might have you rushing over to your local AT&T store to pick up the handset. On Sunday, it was announced that the eBay app has been added to BlackBerry World. It is not a native app and is a port from the Android version, but still should be sufficient even for those eBay professionals who need to know what is going on with their listings while on the run.

BlackBerry 10 has an eBay app

BlackBerry 10 has an eBay app

With the eBay app for BlackBerry 10, just a couple of taps is needed to place a bid or make an offer or outright buy an item that you want. You can also make a secure payment for your winning bid. And if there is something special you are watching, you can receive a notification each time you are out bid, or if there is something going up for auction that you are going to want to keep an eye on. And once you've won an auction and paid for it, the eBay app for BlackBerry 10 will track the shipment to make sure that you it isn't lost in a package depot in Portland, Maine. You can even determine what time your package will be arriving so that you can be home to sign for it. You can also answer questions on the go from potential bidders for your listings, and leave feedback for sellers.

Interestingly, there have been leaked screenshots of a native eBay app seen in the past which means that BlackBerry rushed this out while it works on a native app so it wouldn't lose any business from those who want a BlackBerry Z10, but absolutely need to have an eBay app on their phone.

source: eBay via Crackberry

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posted on 24 Mar 2013, 21:08 4

1. jonneyh (Posts: 7; Member since: 22 Mar 2013)


The apps will come. It's just a matter of time

posted on 26 Mar 2013, 08:01

9. apiskula (banned) (Posts: 578; Member since: 25 Jan 2013)


It's a matter of time before they go out of business. I cannot wait!

posted on 24 Mar 2013, 21:35

2. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)


Looong time

posted on 24 Mar 2013, 21:57 2

3. Rydsmith (Posts: 181; Member since: 20 Jun 2012)


Sorry but this isn't news. I understand this is Sunday, but this is an Android ported app.

This is not BB gaining apps, this is Blackberry posing as an Android device right now, as the majority of "high profile" apps seem to be just Android apps running in the emulator.

(And here come the thumb downs)

posted on 25 Mar 2013, 04:33

4. damokles (unregistered)


I understand your statement, but I think it's cool to know, when a popular app for your device is available. I would like to know, which most used apps are still missing - like a availability-list. We had that couple months ago, when Windows Phone was on the app-track.

posted on 25 Mar 2013, 05:51 1

5. jsdechavez (Posts: 708; Member since: 20 Jul 2012)


Uhm, struggling manufacturer could just email users about it right?

posted on 25 Mar 2013, 12:15 1

6. Rydsmith (Posts: 181; Member since: 20 Jun 2012)


Here's the big difference, those were Windows Phone Apps, not Android Apps running on Windows Phone.

I'm sorry, again this is a joke.

posted on 26 Mar 2013, 06:55

7. mattrajeh (Posts: 11; Member since: 23 Nov 2012)


good step Blackberry

posted on 26 Mar 2013, 07:58

8. apiskula (banned) (Posts: 578; Member since: 25 Jan 2013)


Blackberry sucks!...It is pure garbage. Close the doors!

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