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eBay Debuts New Smartphone Trade-In Program 'Instant Selling'

Monday October 22, 2018 8:26 am PDT by Mitchel Broussard
eBay today launched a new option for customers who are looking to trade in their iPhones or other smartphones, which it's calling "Instant Selling." Using this feature, you can list an old iPhone and get paid instantly with an eBay voucher. Instead of listing an old device on eBay as normal, waiting for bids to come in and for payment to be received, eBay is making this process easier with...

eBay Debuts New Sitewide Coupon Letting You Take 15% Off an Order Today Only

Thursday September 27, 2018 8:04 am PDT by Mitchel Broussard
eBay this morning has debuted a new 15 percent off sitewide coupon for its shoppers, which will last until 6:00 p.m. PT tonight. This means that for the next ten hours you can save 15 percent off a minimum purchase of $25 across eBay, although there are the usual exclusions of warranties and protection plans, coins and paper money, gift cards and coupons, and real estate. Note: MacRumors is an ...

eBay Builds Tech That Uses iPhone X TrueDepth Camera and ARKit to Navigate Apps With Head Motion

Tuesday September 11, 2018 6:44 am PDT by Mitchel Broussard
eBay has created a new technology it's calling "HeadGaze," which tracks the user's head movement through the iPhone X's TrueDepth camera and ARKit so that they can navigate around eBay without touching the screen. The technology was created by Muratcan Cicek, an eBay intern with motor impairments who was looking for a way to shop online independently. The eBay team built a model that tracks...

eBay Announces Drag-And-Drop Visual Shopping Feature Coming to iOS This August

Thursday July 26, 2018 5:18 am PDT by Mitchel Broussard
eBay this week announced a new feature coming to its iOS and Android apps, which will give customers the ability to discover more items by dragging and dropping images while they're shopping. This drag-and-drop feature is one of the latest additions to eBay's AI-powered initiative, beginning with last year's "Image Search." Instead of searching using images of items in the real world, like...

eBay to Begin Accepting Apple Pay on iPhone and iPad Later This Year

Tuesday July 24, 2018 5:36 am PDT by Joe Rossignol
eBay, the popular online marketplace, today announced it will begin accepting Apple Pay as a payment method later this year. iPhone and iPad users will be able to use Apple Pay to purchase items from sellers participating in the initial phase of the rollout in the United States beginning in the fall, through both eBay's app and mobile website. Earlier this year, eBay announced it will...

Deals: eBay Debuts 15% Off Sitewide Coupon and Last Call for Anker's June Discount Codes

Friday June 29, 2018 8:49 am PDT by Mitchel Broussard
eBay's latest sitewide coupon launched today, offering shoppers the chance to save 15 percent off nearly everything on eBay with coupon code PERFECTDAY. As usual, exclusions to "everything" include warranties and protection plans, coins and paper money, gift cards and coupons, and real estate. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with these vendors. When you click a link and make a...

eBay Launches 20% Off Sitewide Coupon for Father's Day: Get a Refurbished HomePod for $252

Wednesday June 6, 2018 8:13 am PDT by Mitchel Broussard
eBay today launched a sitewide savings coupon for Father's Day that takes 20 percent off "everything" on the online reseller's storefront, with a few exclusions including coins and paper money, gift cards and coupons, and real estate. Outside of these categories, you're free to apply the 20 percent off coupon to any other items today, including Apple products like the HomePod, down to a price of...

eBay Updates App With Apple Music-Inspired 'Interests' Feature for More Personalized Shopping

Thursday May 17, 2018 7:11 am PDT by Mitchel Broussard
eBay today announced "Interests," a new feature that tailors the iOS and Android app's shopping experience to your own personal passions, hobbies, and style. The company says that the feature is aimed at making it easier for you to find unique, interesting items you care about among eBay's vast assortment of inventory. The backbone of Interests is a questionnaire eBay will begin asking...

eBay Celebrates Star Wars Day With New Site-Wide 15% Off Coupon, Get HomePod for $306

Friday May 4, 2018 8:57 am PDT by Mitchel Broussard
eBay today launched its latest site-wide coupon event, in celebration of Star Wars Day. With the offer, you can get 15 percent off everything across eBay with just a few exclusions: Coins & Paper Money, Gift Cards & Coupons, and Real Estate categories. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with eBay. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us...

eBay for iOS Gains Barcode Scanning Feature That Can Complete Listing Process 'Within Seconds'

Thursday April 19, 2018 8:22 am PDT by Mitchel Broussard
eBay today announced a new update for its iOS and Android apps, aimed at further simplifying the item listing process. The headlining feature of the update is a new barcode scanner, allowing sellers to quickly scan the box of an item (if they still have it), select a condition, and click "list your item." The barcode scanner will automatically populate the listing with all of the requisite...

eBay Shares Another Spring Savings Coupon With 15% Off Almost Everything Sitewide

Tuesday March 27, 2018 1:34 pm PDT by Juli Clover
eBay this afternoon launched another Spring Savings coupon, which is designed to allow customers to take 15 percent off of almost anything on eBay. The 15 percent off coupon lasts for a few hours only, running from 1:00 p.m. Pacific Time to 8:00 p.m. Pacific Time, or 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time to 11:00 p.m. Eastern Time. To get the deal, customers will need to make a purchase on eBay worth $25 or...

eBay's New Springtime Coupon Lets You Get 15% Off Nearly Everything Sitewide Today

Tuesday March 20, 2018 9:52 am PDT by Mitchel Broussard
A few weeks ago eBay launched a popular pre-daylights saving coupon, which allowed customers the ability to save 20 percent off everything on eBay, with a few select exclusions. Today the site has debuted a similar -- albeit slightly less valuable -- coupon code that lets customers take 15 percent off everything across eBay. The 15 percent off coupon is running for one day only and ends...

eBay Launches Limited Time 20% Off Coupon: Get HomePod, Apple TV, and More Discounted [Updated]

Friday March 9, 2018 8:54 am PST by Mitchel Broussard
eBay today launched a pre-daylight savings coupon that takes 20 percent off "everything" on the online reseller's storefront, with a few exclusions including gift cards, coupons, coins and paper money, and real estate. Outside of these categories, you're free to apply the 20 percent off coupon to any other items today, including Apple products like the HomePod. eBay explained that the coupon PS...

eBay Details Plans to Replace PayPal as Main Payments Processor With New Partner Adyen

Thursday February 1, 2018 5:21 am PST by Mitchel Broussard
eBay this week announced major changes coming for both buyers and sellers on its online marketplace, with a plan to phase out its 15-year-long partnership with PayPal and eventually integrate Amsterdam-based payments company Adyen as its "primary partner for payments processing globally" (via Recode). This will eventually affect all eBay customers on every version of the site, including desktop...

PayPal Offering $100 iTunes Gift Card for $85 on eBay While Supplies Last

Monday November 6, 2017 5:05 am PST by Mitchel Broussard
If you're looking to start stocking up on iTunes gift cards for the holidays, PayPal's Digital Gifts storefront on eBay today has the $100 iTunes gift card at $85 for customers in the United States. You'll need to be logged into a PayPal account, and once you complete the purchase the digital gift card will be emailed to you with a code to add the credit to your iTunes account. Discounts on...

eBay's New Image Search Feature is Now Live Within iOS App

Thursday October 26, 2017 7:14 am PDT by Mitchel Broussard
Following an announcement earlier in the summer, eBay this week launched an "Image Search" feature in its iOS application. Image Search uses computer vision technology powered by AI to let you search the popular auctioning site by snapping a picture -- or uploading one from your Camera Roll -- and receive similar results based on image recognition abilities. Live now in the eBay iOS app, you...

eBay Announces Image Search Feature Coming to iOS App This Fall

Wednesday July 26, 2017 7:33 am PDT by Mitchel Broussard
eBay today announced two new features coming to its mobile apps this fall, called "Image Search" and "Find it on eBay," both of which leverage photography and images to fuel the discovery of new products on eBay. The company said that both new features use computer vision and deep learning to be able to find matching product listings using only images. Image Search will be coming to iOS and...

eBay for Apple Watch Launches Today on App Store

Tuesday June 9, 2015 8:34 am PDT by Joe Rossignol
eBay today released its long-anticipated Apple Watch app for the online marketplace, just over one month after Apple quietly removed the app from its list of featured Apple Watch apps after failing to launch in April. TechCrunch reports that the eBay for Apple Watch app enables buyers and sellers to receive updates and alerts for items they are tracking on the eBay storefront. eBay for Apple ...

Apple Removes eBay From Featured Apple Watch Apps Website [Updated]

Friday May 8, 2015 10:02 am PDT by Joe Rossignol
Apple has quietly removed the eBay app from the list of featured Apple Watch apps on its website in the United States, exactly two weeks after the launch of the Apple Watch. While eBay was the only app listed on Apple's page that has yet to be updated with Apple Watch support, it's unclear whether the removal is simply to avoid confusion by limiting mentions to apps that are available or if...

Apple Watch Pre-Orders Hit eBay With Asking Prices Up to $2,000

Friday April 10, 2015 8:27 am PDT by Mitchel Broussard
As Apple Watch pre-orders went live early this morning, it was inevitable that Apple's first foray into wearable tech would become a mainstay on the eBay scalper circuit. Searching around the popular reseller's website this morning, MacRumors has seen prices ranging from the expected $1000 range to over $2000 for the more popular models of the Watch. Specifically, both the 38mm and 42mm...