Many people are using BookScouter at garage and yard sales, thrift stores, library sales, and pretty much anywhere to scout for books. The BookScouter mobile applications make this easy to do
The BookScouter iOS Application will run on iPhone, iTouch, and iPad. It requires Internet connectivity in order to work. It can use the device's camera to take a photo of a barcode so that you don't have to type in the numbers manually. To install the app, just search for "BookScouter" in the App Store
The BookScouter Android Application should run on any Android compatible device. Of course, it requires internet connectivity to function. The app can use the device's camera to scan a barcode in real time. The Android app is also compatible with Serial Magic Bluetooth Barcode Scanners so make scanning even easier and quicker. Install it by searching for "BookScouter" in the Android Marketplace.
I know many users that have blackberries, but have struggled to find a BlackBerry application developer. If you know if one, please let me know and I'll work on getting a BlackBerry app developed. For now, you can use http://m.bookscouter.com/
Other devices can use the simplified mobile website at http://m.bookscouter.com/. This is a no-frills version of the website made to work with the simplest of mobile devices
The ability to have real-time information while book scouting is a fairly new development that is leading to rapid changes in how the process works. With more information available, users are able to make better buying decisions. Please Let Me Know if you have any ideas that you would like to see implimented.