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Category: Cool Sites

ShopEdge – Amazon on a Smartphone

The ShopEdge program allows owners of any Smartphone (the site lists Audiovox SMT 5600, Motorola MPx220, Cingular  Samsung SCH-i600, Verizon Wireless  SP-i600 Smartphone, and the Sprint  Voq Professional Phone) to access the Amazon product catalog using a clean and simple user interface. Features include price checking, access to reviews, movie showtimes, and restaurant information. Free […]

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Peek Inside an Amazon Distribution Center

The Seattle Times published Pick, pack and ship … and deliver profit, an inside look at the Amazon Distribution Center in Fernley, Nevada. Spanning 13 football fields, this is our largest building in North America. Read the article to see how we manager to pick, pack, and ship millions of packages and to learn a […]

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ECS-Powered Wishlists on Blogs!

Users of Six Apart‘s TypePad service can now display their Amazon wishlist on their blog, using just three easy steps. We’ve added some of our favorite products to our team wishlist, and you should be able to see it in the column to the left of the blog. Important Note: Please don’t buy anything for […]

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Associate-O-Matic

The Associate-O-Matic tool lets you build a custom Amazon store with 1000’s of items in minutes. The product can be downloaded and installed on a local server, or it can be run in a hosted mode under a subscription plan. The newest version of Associate-O-Matic takes advantage of version 4 of ECS. It features improved […]

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Amazon Store Manager

Stringer Software Solutions has introduced version two of their Amazon Store Manager product. This freely downloadable product is described as “Still easy to use, but much more powerful. Installs in minutes and lets you run your Amazon sites easily.” There is also a test store.

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Amabuddy — Amazon By Phone

Courtesy of one-time Amazonian Alan Taylor, comes a reference to the Amabuddy. Using Amabuddy, you can dial a number with your phone, enter in an ISBN or UPC, and find out more about the product including its customer rating, Amazon price, and lowest used price via voice response. Amabuddy was built with VXML, Python, MySQL, […]

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Delicious Library

The Delicious Library application (powered by AWS) has been getting some great reviews: Delicious Library is a beautiful looking personal inventory application. You scan the barcodes, it translates the bars into numbers, looks up the number on Amazon and finds your DVD, CD, book or game and adds all of its information to your personal […]

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Calillona Browser for Amazon

TrufSoft has released version 2.0 of Calillona, an application that allows users of Mac OS X to surf Amazon’s catalog from within a desktop application. We’ll let the press release speak for itself: Based on their previous Web services experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS), TrufSoft initially developed a plugin for Apple’s Sherlock. Calillona 1.x […]

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Planet XMLHack

At Planet XMLHack, they say that angle brackets are a way of life. The Planet XMLHack blog aggregates content from a number of luminaries in the XML world, including Adam Bosworth, Edd Dumbill, and M. David Peterson.

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