Abidia Announces Third Generation Wireless eBay Access

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AbidiaAbidia, today announced its third generation wireless applications for eBay, which enables effortless real-time access to eBay accounts and listings for mobile devices worldwide. The next generation technology features a convenient auction experience comparable to a personal computer; users are allowed to bid, search, browse, and monitor live auction listings from the eBay site. Abidia Wireless 3.0 makes it easy to carry item listings and visual images as well as buyer and seller lists in your pocket. Easy, on-the-go supervision of real-time auction status is a simple install away. Additionally, Abidia Wireless 3.0 offers a streamlined and improved interface allowing instant access to eBay auction information.


Abidia customers can now view items they are watching, selling, and bidding upon easily. Abidia Wireless is a convenient way to monitor auction status, including the current price, the amount of bids, the high bidder, as well as the seller and start and end times. With the improved user interface, information is easy to view, and simple to access. Abidia technology provides an experience comparable with a desktop browser in speed, ease of use, and rich multimedia presentation. Abidia designed the new version to give customers a better choice for viewing eBay content.

Abidia Wireless 3.0 Features

Abidia Wireless incorporates top-notch features to support both buyers and sellers.
- Monitoring item status becomes a simple task that is always at hand and available.
- View real-time status of current items, and items that have been won, lost, bought, and sold.
- Buyers: Monitor or add items to the watch list, view any items’ current price, image, or compare prices.
- Buyers: Never miss out on an auction again by bidding upon items directly from your wireless device.
- Sellers: It’s easy to check the amount of bids on items for sale, and determine who the winning bidder is.
- Sellers: Research similar items, compare prices, and see pictures, away from a PC, anywhere!
- User-friendly interface designed specifically for wireless devices, small screens, and ease-of-use.
- Dynamic support for Hi-Resolution VGA devices including large item images and descriptions.
- Sync with your Overstock.com Auctions account, minimize cost by selecting what and when to sync.
- Effortless configuration; easy searching, browsing, watching, bidding and monitoring in real-time.
- Browse cached listings and images on your wireless device, choose when to sync and update.
- Install directly from your Windows Mobile-based Pocket PC, via SMS to phone, or via your personal computer.
- Support for any networking technology including ActiveSync, WiFi, Bluetooth, Ethernet, CDMA and GSM.

Limited Availability
Abidia Wireless 3.0 is immediately available directly from the Abidia Website at http://www.abidia.com, or the Abidia Wapsite at http://wap.abidia.com, for registered users only. Abidia Wireless will be released officially with widespread distribution for Windows Mobile based Pocket PCs, Windows Mobile based Smartphones, Palm Powered Devices and BlackBerry Wireless Handheld devices shortly. After a free two week trial, and as low as $2.49 per month with an annual subscription ($29.99 annually or $3.99 monthly), consumers can access their eBay account anywhere, anytime.

About Abidia Wireless
Abidia Wireless enhances eBay Auctions with effortless, anytime, anywhere, access via wireless handheld and mobile phone devices; featuring customizable real-time synchronization with an eBay account, wireless searching, cached browsing, wireless bidding, and the ability to effortlessly supervise auction listings on-the-go. Abidia Wireless is currently available to registered users for Windows Mobile-based Pocket PC’s, Windows Mobile-based Smartphones, Palm Powered devices, BlackBerry Wireless Handheld devices, with support for Symbian Series 60 Platform, Symbian UIQ Platform, and Java enabled (J2ME) mobile phone and wireless device editions coming soon. Abidia Wireless can use network connections provided by WiFi (802.11x), Bluetooth, dialup Modems, ActiveSync, or data networks provided by carriers such as Cingular/AT&T, Verizon Wireless, Sprint/Nextel, T-Mobile, Vodafone, O2, and many more.

About Abidia
Abidia is a privately held company founded in February 2002. Abidia is the worldwide market leader of online auction tools and service for mobile phones and wireless handheld devices for auction sites provided by eBay (NASDAQ: EBAY) and Overstock.com (NASDAQ: OSTK), with software released for Windows Mobile, Palm OS, RIM Blackberry, Symbian OS, and J2ME. For more information please visit, http://www.abidia.com. O-Anywhere, Abidia Wireless, ‘Auction. Anywhere. With Abidia’, and Abidia are trademarks or registered trademarks of Abidia. All other trademarks, registered trademarks, trade names, service marks and images mentioned and/or used herein belong to their respective owners.