MyRegistry.com Launches An Android Application With A Barcode Scanner
For those of you that planning a wedding like I am, MyRegistry.com has launched an Android app with a feature that you may appreciate. The MyRegistry.com Android application has a barcode-scanning feature that lets you easily add items to your gift lifts and registries with a simple zap. Besides allowing you to compare prices and manage registry items, the app also lets you send e-cards and give/receive cash gifts. You can also view any member’s registry and purchase gifts for other people. Check out the press release below:
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FORT LEE, N.J., Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — MyRegistry.com, the leader in online gift registry technology, announced today the release of a new and free Android app that offers an additional method of building gift registries. By employing barcode-scanning technology the app allow users to easily add any item imaginable to their gift registries or wish lists with a single zap.
The Android app follows the success of the MyRegistry.com iPhone app that was released in April 2010. MyRegistry.com has found users appreciate the convenience of accessing and building their registry while on the go.
“As a direct result of the successful introduction of our popular iPhone app earlier this year, we were inundated with requests for a similar application for devices that operate on the Android platform,” said Oded Berkowitz, Founder and CEO of MyRegistry.com. “Our two mobile applications truly elevate and enhance the ease of creating the ultimate gift registry or a wish list for our customers. As the leaders in the online gift registry technology market, and to continue with our philosophy of All Stores, One Registry, we are excited to be unveiling our new Android application today.”
The groundbreaking app will provide an extension of MyRegistry.com’s current services by giving users the added capability of adding any item onto one, universal gift registry while away from their computers. By offering the unprecedented ability for consumers to scan and add items directly to their registries with an Android phone, MyRegistry.com has given members the option of participating in the traditional in-store registry experience while enjoying the freedom of selecting any item with a product barcode.
In addition to providing the convenient ability to scan and add items to one universal registry or wish list, this service will also allow members and guests to access many of the registry tools already available online at MyRegistry.com. Users of the MyRegistry.com Android App will be able to:
-Scan any barcode to easily register for items
-Compare prices before adding new registry items
-Manage their own registry items and view guest purchases
-Send customizable eCards
-Give and receive cash gifts
-View any member’s registry and purchase gifts for others
The MyRegistry.com Android App with Barcode Scanner is available for free download from the Android Market.
Launched in 2005, MyRegistry.com is dedicated to streamlining the gift-giving process by providing its members with the ability to add items from any store in the world (online or brick-and-mortar) onto one technologically advanced, feature-rich and user-friendly platform. MyRegistry.com is the premier service for online gift registries for weddings, baby showers, birthdays, holidays and any other gift-giving occasions.