Android Textbook Shopping and Rental Application Passes 10,000 Downloads

The Android app has been downloaded over 10,000 times. This makes the app the most downloaded textbook price comparison app on the Android platform.
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March 22, 2011 - PRLog -- announced today their Android textbook app has been downloaded over 10,000 times.  This makes the app the most downloaded textbook price comparison app on the Android platform. The app lets students scan a bar code, speak or type the books title or ISBN and easily access the lowest priced textbooks online, at local bookshops, campus bookstores, even libraries. The app lets the user rent or buy textbooks right from the phone.

Bob Jones, Founder, said: “I am thrilled with our download figures for the app. The feedback we have received from users has been excellent.”  The app is available free from the Android Market.  “We are excited to bring the power of our price search tool to students in this portable application. Being able to lookup local and online prices for used and rented textbooks on their phone will be a big savings tool” says Mr. Jones.
The Android application reports the lowest rental, used, new, eBook and international version prices. Prices are reported from Amazon, Chegg, Half, eBay Buy It Now and over 30 online book stores.  Using the phones location technology the application reports the price at local book stores and even shows availability at local libraries. Push another button and the application reports the best sell back prices for a book.  The application also integrates with the Androids email providing the option to send the price report to your dorm room, parents or anyone else. The application is free and can be found in the Android Market with a search for Cheap Textbooks.  More information on the application and sample screen shots can be found on th web at .  A YouTube video review of the application is also available. With the success of the Android application has also just released a WebApp for the iPhone and iPad optimized to use the iOS version of Safari.

# # # is a free service that searches the Internet for the lowest prices on new, used, eBook and rental textbooks. Launched in 1999 the service lets students locate the cheapest textbook prices from their computer, iPhone, iPad and Android.

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