We’d have to be die-hard entertainment fans to really appreciate Watch with eBay for iPad, but shopaholics who constantly turned to eBay for the Apple tablet to utilize this particular attribute, may probably approve of it being launched as a standalone app.
The application caters to TV buffs who also happen to like browsing for stuff to buy and brings them a shopping experience of sorts via the iPad. To put it in a nutshell, users can view and purchase things that are related to the content they are watching on TV. The merchandise is expected to include red carpet fashion trends, DVDs, sports memorabilia as well as autographed items.
The trend of watching content and shopping simultaneously that is coming to be referred as ‘couch commerce,’ probably spells a win-win situation for everybody involved. As for the newly launched software, it will be complete with a program guide which can be used to access items linked to consumers’ favorite shows or movies. The offering also delivers the liberty to browse through content by category and get hold of things users are looking for in real time.
With entertainment just around the corner, celebrities’ involvement couldn’t be far behind. Shop Like a Star lets users know what their preferred celebrities might favor on eBay. These stars include Brad Pitt, Lady Gaga, Kim Kardashian and Robert Duvall amongst others. When selecting celebrity picks, shoppers will also have the option to donate to a charity. Plus, certain stars may interact with users through video and message boards to up the excitement further.
Watch with eBay for iPad can already be downloaded through iTunes.