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07 Feb, 2015 07:04 PM

The ebay app is horrible and i miss having jbid watcher i would pay for a jbidwatcher app. I lost an item because a bid did not go through on their app.

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by cyberfox on 08 Feb, 2015 02:04 AM

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    Unfortunately the iPad (and any iOS device) can't snipe directly, because it can't be sure of having network access, being on, battery power, etc...

    Instead the best I could do is to interact with some sniping web service like Gixen.

    It's something I've considered in the past, but it'd be a big departure from what I usually do.  Not the iOS side; I've done some of that before, but making a sniping app whose primary function is dependent on a 3rd party service.

  2. 2 Posted by webmaster on 08 Feb, 2015 04:32 AM

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    Seems like much of ipad falls short :( i really like macos miss my macbook
    pro. My expectations of the ipad may have been lofty. I wanted a portable
    device that would replace a laptop. This thing breaks every update almost
    requiring a computer with itunes to fix. Been a unix and linux user since
    redhat 7 came out. Is there a way you could strip down the check system so
    that when it starts you do a simple internet check via manual ping then let
    the app ride with a notice the app must be open and make sure the internet
    is working before a bid. Then atleast a person would have a chance to set a
    bid. With an auto confirm when the bid is placed of course. I sorely miss
    your app. To have it on ipad in any capacity would be a step up from ebay

    Thanks for the reply

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