Abidia announced the release of Abidia Wireless version 2.5 for RIM BlackBerry today, the latest version of the world’s first cellular phone application bringing eBay to wireless devices.
Abidia Wireless offers an auction experience that includes easy, on-the-go access to real-time information and visual images available from BlackBerry Wireless Handhelds, developed by Research In Motion. Abidia Wireless is compatible with any Java based BlackBerry Wireless handheld, as well as mobile phones and PDA’s based upon Java, Windows Mobile, Symbian OS, and Palm OS.
Abidia Wireless 2.5 incorporates new features to support both buyers and sellers. View real-time information about items won, lost, bought, and sold. See or add items in their watch list, the item’s current bid price, an image, or compare prices in other auctions. Sellers can now view the status of auctions away from their PCs and get a list of the similar items to compare prices and see pictures of competing items. Abidia Wireless is a truly global solution, providing direct support for International eBay users, including support for eBay UK, eBay Germany, eBay France, eBay Italy, eBay Spain, eBay Canada, eBay Australia and many more.
“Abidia Wireless has been developed specifically for devices with small displays and slower processors,”, said Mike Burch, CTO at Abidia. “We are excited to bring it to the BlackBerry, a platform where it can really shine. It is a very comfortable fit with the larger screen, thumb pad, and advanced networking capabilities.”
Abidia Wireless is currently available at Handango for as low as $2.49 a month, customers can access their eBay account anywhere, anytime.
“BlackBerry devices are highly regarded in the industry, we are very optimistic of our integration of the eBay experience with the BlackBerry,” said Keith Horn, CEO at Abidia. “We look forward to increasing BlackBerry integration with our products in the future. BlackBerry users can now stay competitive and informed while on the move.”