Saturday, October 09, 2004
Amazon Light 4 Offers Search Inside & Google Print
Amazon Light 4.0 is an alternate search interface to Amazon.com. The site has a number of tools based on external web applications/sites.
The search interface will display a link to Google Print and/or Search Inside if an excerpt exists.
Below is a list of interesting tools that can be accessed with a click (or two) on a user interface which is free of the usual Amazon clutter:
* Buy the item from Amazon.com
* Add the item to an Amazon.com Wishlist
* Send URL to a friend with Gmail
* Set up a DropCash Campaign
* Send URL and Title to your Blog on Blogger
* Send URL and Title to your Del.Icio.Us Account
* Lookup a book at your Local Library
* Find the same item at Netflix (DVD/Video)
* Look up an Artist on iTunes (Music)
Google Print and Search Inside - If a book happens to have an excerpt on Google Print, a link to that excerpt is included in the description.
Wishlists - Search for a person's wishlist by email or name
GiftLists - Based on a given wishlist, a list of suggested gifts
Relevant Links (from Yahoo & Google) - Related News and Websites (not ads)
Subcategory Filtering - narrow your search from "DVD" to "DVD/animation"
Settings - Choose an Associate ID, a Library near you, and more