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Tag: Cool Sites

Speak French?

If you can read and write French and English, today is your lucky day. Bitporters Media is now qualifying Mechanical Turk Workers to handle translation and approval HITS. The former pays 40 cents for up to 512 characters of text; the latter, 30 cents. — Jeff;

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A-Tree Dynamic Amazon Catalog Browser

The A-Tree uses AJAX technology (Asynchronous Javascript and XML) to show the Amazon product catalog in a live, clickable outline. Each click opens up another level of the tree without the need to refresh the page. Products are shown in a popup, again with no need for a page refresh.

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Shopping Star

Shopping Star is a complete desktop shopping application. The product supports browsing through all 6 ECS-enabled Amazon sites, includes a price tracking function, and allows for the creation of private libraries. Install the Java 5.0 runtime environment and then start Shopping Star by clicking here.

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CoverPop.com – 1000 Amazon Products on One Page

Krazy Dad Jim Bumgardner has managed to squeeze up to 1000 Amazon products into a single dynamic web page, and he has called the result Cover Pop. What’s more, he has individual pages for a number of product categories including Horror DVDs, Cult Movies, Classical Music, Drums, and Guitars (who knew there were so many […]

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Taskable – Amazon Catalog in the System Tray

Taskable is a  unique application.  It runs in the Windows system tray, making it presence known with a little face: When the face is clicked, Taskable springs into action, displaying data pulled from RSS feeds, OPML feed lists, and from the Amazon catalog in a no-nonsense hierarchical form: Taskable can be downloaded for free at […]

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aytozon – Comparison shop across Amazon and eBay

John Krystynak recently released his newest creation, Aytozon.com . By using the APIs provided by Amazon and eBay, Aytozon performs parallel searches on both sites, unifies the results, and presents them in side by side fashion for comparison. The search results are quite interesting. The screen shot at right (click for a larger view) shows […]

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SMS is SMileS Better

Recently I spent sometime talking with Amir of Txtfo, for those of you who dont know who or what Txtfo are, there are a company with a great idea; namely to allow you to use SMS technology available on all mobile phones to get information from Amazon. This information can be anything thats supported by […]

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DidUKnow – Amazon client for Series 60 phones

Developer John Kern has developed DidUKnow, an AWS-powered application for the Nokia Series 60 Phone. DidUKnow features searching, a tabbed interface, and and detailed information on each matching product. John has made the product available for free downloading at http://kernj.cnc.net/portfolio.html .

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