After a two month delay, I'm excited to announce that my first iPhone app, 'Avit, is now on sale on the App Store (iTunes link) for £2.99 (or 3.99 € in the EU, $4.99 in the US).
What it does
'Avit is an iPhone app for
Safari Books Online subscribers that lets you scan the barcode from a book and start reading it on your iPhone.
You can see it in action in the video above, or on the
You can also bookmark found books to read later on your mobile phone or desktop as well as find the lowest price for books, CDs, DVDs, and anothing-else-with-a-barcode.
Things to try
Find books you own that are on Safari Books Online so you can sell them and make some extra cash
Scan a book at a bookstore to see if it's on Safari Books Online or whether you should buy it
If a book is not on Safari Books Online, find the lowest price for it online
Also find the lowest price on CDs, DVDs, games, etc. (Anything with a barcode, really!)
'Avit wins Super Techie Coder Challenge
A big thank-you to the community for giving 'Avit the most community votes in the
Safari Books Online Super Techie Coder Challenge. Thanks to you and to the jury, 'Avit was just selected as one of the three winners.
Updates, feedback, and support
If you want to keep up with the latest 'Avit news,
follow 'Avit on Twitter.
Provide feedback and get support straight from the app or by visiting the
'Avit Tender Support web site.
Go get it!
So, what are you waiting for?
Go and grab 'Avit from the App Store now and let me know what you think of it! :)