New iPhone mobile app available for animal lovers with @ebayclassifieds Pets; international apps get a facelift too #ebaynews

By: Richard Brewer-Hay

Introducing eBay Classifieds Pets

I saw another eBay mobile app released late last week. (The list of eBay mobile apps just keeps on growing!). This one is targeted at animal lovers for sure. The eBay Classifieds Pets iPhone app was released on iTunes on Friday.

eBay Classifieds Pets iPhone App homescreen

With the new eBay Classifies Pets iPhone app you can:

• View all available pets in a big picture slide show
• Create saved searches and choose custom icons
• Search by any combination of keywords, categories, attributes, and distance
• Locate your prospective pet on a map
• Share any ad with your friends on Twitter or Facebook or via email
• View responsible pet ownership and adoption information provided by The Humane Society of the United States
• Add any ad to your watch list

Download the app here: http://bit.ly/ebcpetsapp and be sure to check out the main eBay Classifieds iPhone app too.

Kijiji & MyGumtree 2.0 Launch
In related news, two international mobile apps got full-scale facelifts…

New features include:

• iOS4 compatibility fixes
• Fast app switching
• New fresh look and feel throughout the app
• Browse by categories from the home screen
• Search by keywords, price, distance, and attributes
• Total view ad overhaul
• View ad on map and get directions
• Reply via phone or email in-app
• View ad pictures on same page with flick gesture
• Updated Twitter sharing and added OAuth authentication
• Brand new easy-to-use post ad flow with selection review
• Recommend this app feature on the About screen (let your friends know!)
• New Gumtree logo

Kijiji iPhone App homescreen

Kijiji is available in Canada and you can download the new app from the Canadian App Store.

MyGumtree iPhone App homescreen

MyGumtree continues to support three specific countries and you can download the app depending on the country:
Australia
South Africa
Poland

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Cheers!
RBH