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Rated 5 out of 5 stars
In a rush to purchase a new laptop before they all had Windows 8, I went onto Newegg because they usually give the best specs and because they usually have the most reviews, which I value highly, if there are enough of them. The listed price was $939.99. Up came PriceBlink, "This item may be purchased at Amazon.com for $619.99 + $6.99 shipping&handling (S&H). I think that there was no charge for S&H by Newegg. Well that was $314.00 saved. With that $314.00 I bought a 27" widescreen Acer for my desktop that was on a one-day sale (and it's great), a 1 TB USB3 Western Digital External HD (again aided by PriceBlink) for about $77 with S&H, since the laptop had USB3 ports, a very nice external DVD-RW and all of the new cables that I needed (my 23" monitor went from my desktop to the laptop). I still had a few dollars left to spend. Thank you PriceBlink! I have been relaying news of its existence to friends and they too have been saving money. None of them are the type of people who write reviews, but I know that they would all give PriceBlink 5 stars.This review is for a previous version of the add-on (18.104.22.168.1-signed).
Not bad for first few, then baloney Rated 4 out of 5 stars
First it let me know where to save money, then it let me know I already had the best price on a few items, then lying to me and telling me where I could buy the product for a little more than one third of the price. Turns out its not even close to the same product model. Example: Search for Veho VCC-005-MUVI-HD10 Muvi HD 1080p on Amazon and it tells you you can buy this $139.95 product for $59 "buy it now" price on Ebay. Unfortunately the product they cite is the "Veho muvi Pro DV Camcorder" which you can buy on Amazon for $54.12 in the first place.
UPDATE: They apparently have fixed the anomaly and were very polite in their response, and all this on a Sunday. I'll give it another try. They shouldn't take the blame when Amazon puts up a wrong UPC.
We've fixed the issue...
You are right, PriceBlink showed you a product that was not a match. It turns out that Amazon.com has the wrong UPC code for that product, which is why the toolbar displayed the wrong product (you'll note that it was a slightly different model in the same product line). Anyway, that shouldn't have happened, and we've corrected the issue.
PriceBlink is one of the most accurate price comparison services in the market, but in rare cases it mismatches products. I hope you'll continue to use the toolbar and am confident that you'll find it to be quite accurate over time.
In the meantime, if you find any more mismatches like the one you reported, please let us know by contacting our support team directly. You'll notice that inside the "Compare Prices" list, there is a "Send us feedback" link where you can let us know if we've made a mistake.
Rated 4 out of 5 stars
Awesome! Consigliato a comprare tutto on-line.This review is for a previous version of the add-on (3.4.1-signed).
Awesome Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Awesome really i love it faster way searching when i getting lower item prices, highly recommendedThis review is for a previous version of the add-on (3.4.1-signed).
May link to unsafe sites Rated 4 out of 5 stars
Just popped up a site that McAfee siteadviser warned was not safe. When using this add-on also use sietadvisor and world of trust because PriceBlink apparently doesn't filter out sites that might be a threat.
Update: Based on email reply from Priceblink, It appears that SiteAdvisor kicked up a false positive and Pricelink does filter sites for threats. That said, Pricelink did show a price on a different item...a blade instead of a complete blender. That stuff happens..if the price is way below market, suspect a mismatch. I'll continue to use Priceblink and appreciate the follow-thru.
Do you mind contacting us at email@example.com and letting us know what site was unsafe? We do make certain that we only include approved merchants in our results. Thank you.
Great Money Saver Rated 5 out of 5 stars
I am a college student with a small part time job to help fund me. I use price blink on a daily basis for everything I buy. I love the outdoors, but gear is expensive. Price blink not only gives me competitor's prices, but coupons for the site I am on.
An improvement that I want would be a list of those competitor's coupons as well. Having the ability to see those competitor coupons would give me the capability of checking the prices for all companies, faster.
My review on PriceBlink - Automatic Price Comparison & Coupons Rated 4 out of 5 stars
The best thing i’d love about these add-ons is that i got a add-on named ‘PriceBlink – Automatic Price Comparison & Coupons 3.4′.This add-on is amazing that I have to really thank the developers.My shopping experience almost changed.Everytime I see for a product online and go on searching for a lower rate all over the web.I feel tired and end up with a available price for that product.But now I can search the store online and even with the coupons provided I can get some amount of discount.
-Easy comparision of prices.
-More stores online.
-All types of books.
-No local stores.
-The stores provided are not available to some places.
Excluding all the cons,this add-on is amazing.Thanks to the developers.
Final Advice:I strongly recommend this add-on.
Please make the new toolbar icon optional Rated 5 out of 5 stars
This is a fantastic addon, but I have one gripe with the recent versions because they force you to have a PriceBlink toolbar icon which doesn't even seem to do anything other than adding the current item to a wishlist. Each time I remove the icon, it returns when I restart Firefox. This is not okay. I understand that modern browsers are moving away from having status bars and toward having addon icons in your toolbar (which, frankly, is an atrocious design philosophy to begin with, as you simply end up with a cluttered mess of icons taking away toolbar real estate which often only serve a single function, such as this new PB icon). However, I beg of you, please make this icon *optional*. Some of us have Firefox configured so that we have can continue to have a status bar with the lower-right corner designated for these types of icons. And even then, it should only be there if it's actually useful, which this new PB icon is not, I'm sorry to say. And it should *never*, *ever* be forced upon us. Thanks. Otherwise, this is one of those addons I simply cannot live without. Keep up the great work.
Edit: I couldn't find a reply link, so I'll respond to the developer here. I was trying to remove the icon the same way I'd remove any other, which is by right-clicking the toolbar, selecting customize, and dragging it off. Each time I'd restart Firefox, though, it would reappear, which led me to believe that it was a forced option. I found the navigation bar option and unchecked it, and it's gone now. Thank you for your prompt reply. I checked there before writing this review, but didn't see it. I'll go ahead and bump my review up from 4 stars to 5 stars, as this was honestly the only issue I had with the addon, and I apologize for the misunderstanding. Everything else about it is fantastic.
How are you removing the toolbar icon?
We appreciate your thorough feedback and that's certainly not how we intended for this feature to work. Do you mind letting us know how you're disabling the PriceBlink toolbar icon? We've added an option to remove this by going to your PriceBlink add-on preferences. This can normally be found by accessing Tools > Add-ons > PriceBlink > Preferences. There will be a preference near the bottom that says "Show in Navigation Bar". After unchecking this box it should remove the icon until you check it again. Please let us know if that's not the behavior you're seeing. Thanks!
Amazing! Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Best addon in my arsenal, for sure. If you're not convinced by big endorsements like Lifehacker and About.com, then just try it yourself and you'll see why they praise Priceblink so much.This review is for a previous version of the add-on (3.3.1-signed). This user has 2 previous reviews of this add-on.
can be toggled Rated 5 out of 5 stars
i likey :D
a suggestion to the new user; the interface can be toggled by hitting the "x" on the far right of the PriceBlink bar. i wish that could have been explained to me on initial use, i almost went with another price checking extension because PriceBlinks' constant presence was starting to get annoying.
Thank you for the review and we're glad you figured out how to toggle PriceBlink. This is something we introduced in version 3.0 based on input from our users. If you have any future suggestions please feel free to let us know.
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
I have been using priceblink for over a year now, and it has only gotten better. It's unobtrusive til you need it and includes shipping costs in its comparisons. I rarely come across a site it doesn't support. This addon will definitely help you say goodbye to 'buyer's remorse'! Hands down one of my must-have firefox/chrome extensions. Five stars.This review is for a previous version of the add-on (3.3.1-signed).
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
What a great addon! It shops for better prices for me. I use this along with retailmenot to find the best price on my purchases.This review is for a previous version of the add-on (3.3.1-signed).
Thanks for the great feedback and we're glad you're enjoying PriceBlink!
Rated 4 out of 5 stars
Can't use with other shopping addons. overlapping.This review is for a previous version of the add-on (3.3.1-signed).
Thanks for the feedback. We'll see what we can do to address this issue in a future release.
conflicts with my DirecTV channel guide Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Love this, works great on my FF 7.01. I will re-enable it next time I do any online shopping. Meanwhile, though, it's disabled because it conflicts with my DirecTV channel guide. The guide comes up fine but then won't move forward in time. I use the guide daily, shop maybe twice a month. This is NOT A BUG in Priceblink, just one of those things...This review is for a previous version of the add-on (3.1.1-signed).
Please contact us
Thanks for the feedback. Please feel free to send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with more details and we'll gladly help you get this problem resolved.
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
I am unfortunately having to use an older version of the app. due to compatibility issues with FF 6.0.2 and the newest version of PriceBlink, but the app. is incredibly useful. When troubleshooting issues with the app., the developer is very helpful and patient. A+ to both the app. and the developer.This review is for a previous version of the add-on (22.214.171.124-signed).
Would love to help
Hi, we're sorry you're having problems with PriceBlink and we'll gladly help you get this resolved. I'm not sure how you've been trying to contact us, but we're always very timely with support requests. Please contact me directly so we can get PriceBlink working with your version of Firefox. I look forward to helping you get this resolved. Please email me: dbaldwin at priceblink dot com
Almost perfect Rated 4 out of 5 stars
Dissatisfied with the latest update. Do not like the real estate taken up by all the logos. Would like an option to go back to simple list. KISS! Other than that, this app appears to do exactly as advertised and has worked flawlessly for me. The rest of the features on the update are indeed nice and well done. 2 stars for the new interface with *no user control* - 5 stars for performance. Avg 4 stars.This review is for a previous version of the add-on (3.0.1-signed).
Amazing Feature Just Saved Me $100 Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Someone mentioned 90% bogus reviews? I challenge this and have found nothing but savings by using this feature. Last night I almost purchase a printer for my home office. I look up and think i find the best price and was ready to make that purchase when low and behold? I look up and see the Price Blink at the top of my screen. Long story short? I saved $100 on this printer because of Price Blink and this is the 5th time it has saved me on my purchases for my buisness and personal items. If there is any question if this is a real review contact my office in DFW area @ Ark Construction. Look me up.So far so good and keep it up PB!This review is for a previous version of the add-on (3.0.1-signed).
Mr. Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Wonderful. It's nice knowing you no longer have to get the shaft when you're buying something.This review is for a previous version of the add-on (3.0.1-signed).
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
I love it. Whenever I try to buy something I get comparisons from amazon, ebay, walmart, newegg, tiger direct, and a bunch of places I never heard of. Total money saver. My favorite App ever.This review is for a previous version of the add-on (3.0.1-signed).
Thanks! We just released version 3.0 this week. If you haven't had a chance to try it please download and give it a go. Enjoy!
Rated 3 out of 5 stars
Needs an update desperately. While trying to "hide coupons for this merchant" from Netflix, every time I restart FF it forgets to hide. The last update was December 2010, that's almost a year ago now. We've gone through 3+ Firefox versions since. Do an update!This review is for a previous version of the add-on (2.1.1-signed).
We're sorry to hear that you are having problems with blocking coupons from a merchant. We have tested this feature on several merchants (including Netflix) and are not seeing an issue. If you could please contact us at support @ priceblink dot com or via the website, we would love to work with you to figure out what is going wrong.
P.S. You will be happy to know that we are going to have a new release in the near future, so stay tuned.
All the best,
The PriceBlink Team