Application Compares Prices of Online Booksellers

The question of who owns the title of the Earth’s cheapest bookstore may
soon be answered, with Friday’s launch of, Inc.’s free
application that enables users to
compare book prices of rival online bookstores.

The tool allows users to compare prices at, and

With the click of a corner screen icon, bibliophiles can see prices
comparisons displayed in their active browser window.
Dubbed The PriceSlicer, the add-on can be downloaded free and
works with more than a quarter million book titles on sale at the three
book-tailers. The icon is installed on the Windows
desktop next to the clock in the lower right hand corner of the screen.

The Princeton, N.J.-based company said it does not have business
relationships with the booksellers. It also plans to support additional
products and e-commerce sites within the next few weeks.

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