Mobile device

Ebay today is introducing its very first effort at developing a smartwatch encounter for individuals of the Apple Pay attention to with the debut of a new application that permits both buyers and also sellers to receive updates as well as alerts pertaining to products they’re tracking on’s industry. The company has actually recently examined comparable ideas with apps for contending smartwatch systems, consisting of Samsung Gear as well as Pebble.

The eBay Apple Watch application has been in interior testing because Apple Watch’s hardware ended up being readily available, as well as the firm states that it has actually been striving to combat a few of the “lagginess” these early Watch apps seem to run into by optimizing its very own app for more efficiency. (We did not have a pre-release variation of’s app to test these cases, nevertheless.)

The application itself features 4 major functions on its homescreen: Activity, Seeing, Acquiring and Offering. The titles are rather self-explanatory– Viewing is for the products you’re keeping tabs on however have not yet bid on, Purchasing allows you see a review of those products you’re proactively bidding on, and Selling is to track the things you’ve noted on Within each of these parts are the vital details you would certainly have to know at a glimpse– like the time left on a public auction, the current cost, the number of quotes, thing images, etc.

Sellers could even see a chart of their 30-day revenue in their sections.


Meanwhile, the Task area is an area for customers to stay up to date with one of the most immediate interactions concerning their public auctions, consisting of notifications regarding being outbid, items that are finishing soon, things that need to be shipped as well as much more. In feedback to Vendor feedback, eBay’s Watch application likewise enables Vendors to rapidly reply to messages to supply customer care. To do so, they merely tap on the message and also dictate their feedback to the Watch.

“Glanceable” summaries of all these areas are likewise provided, so you can access this details quicker by wiping up from the primary Watch face.

In total, there are 28 various kinds of rich notifications sustained by the Watch app relevant to bidding, seeing, marketing and messaging, and these could be more personalized within the iOS application, as needed.