VieBuy 3.0 Now Available

We're happy to announce the new VieBuy 3.0 system. Updates: We will be monitoring the system and making adjustments. Please post any requests here. The following adjustments have already been made: Dec 8 - The 100 char limit on searches has been increased to 500 char. Dec 9 - eBay DE categories added Dec 9 - Support for extended characters added Dec 9 - Generic searches for diacritics added - find "nuvi" or "nüvi" by searching for "nuvi" Dec 23 - Improved bandwidth and client … [Read more...]

eBay Feed Changes

Data Feeds eBay recently migrated their data feeds to a new system and severely reduced the speed at which items are added. They appear to be batching items, so some items will be very new while other with be minutes old when they hit the feed. According to eBay, their websites will use the same data feed source, so items should appear in BINSNiper and VieBuy at the same speed as they do on the website. In testing we find that items may arrive around 10-12 minutes after being listed, but … [Read more...]

BINSniper® 2.8 Available

New in BINSniper 2.8: Added attention display on alert. This flashes the taskbar on windows (only when the browser is in the background). We suggest you add the add-on bar extension and drag the BINSniper icon to the add-on bar or the main toolbar. The icon will turn red when alerts occur. Updated for Firefox 32 Tested thru Firefox v32, minimum Firefox v13 For the full features list see the BINSniper User Manual.   Download Version 2.8 is available via Mozilla or directly … [Read more...]

BINSniper® – eBay feeds slow in some cases

We've had some reports that eBay feeds are intermittently slow. Some items are arriving late in the feed. These items are marked with a star in the BINSniper results.  Other items are arriving promptly. Results will vary depending on which eBay server responds to your requests. You can try http://viebuy.com or http://buyvie.com (UK) in RSS mode as a workaround during slow periods. In some cases RSS may be faster. We are planning to integrate some RSS data in the BINSNiper 3.0 … [Read more...]

Announcing WatcherX – A Free Shopping Tool

We're happy to announce the release of WatcherX at https://www.watcherx.com where you can search hundreds of vendors for specific products, find the best prices, scan barcodes, and sync your mobile device to your desktop. This new shopping tool works with any modern mobile or desktop browser on Windows, Linux, Apple, and Android devices. WatcherX is product code oriented, so you can enter a UPC or EAN barcode number or do keyword searches to find matching products. You can even scan … [Read more...]

BINSniper® 2.7.2 Available

New in BINSniper 2.7.2: Corrected Apple Mac display issues in dialogs. Improved toolbar icon management for Firefox 29. Toolbar button can be placed on menu bar or add-on bar. The statusbar/add-on bar is being removed by Mozilla beginning with Firefox 29. Add-ons are available to restore this support. The Statusbar has been obsoleted for awhile now. For consistency, the BINSniper StatusBar mode has been renamed to Icon Mode in the menu, settings and docs   New in BINSniper … [Read more...]