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Expert Gadget Information Website

Published 09/24/2012 and rated Ratingstars4 4 out of 5 stars
by Jess Meli
What can you use the app for?

Retrevo is an electronics shopping website. It categorizes gadgets into different categories and this makes it easier for the user to find items and make comaprisons as well. The website is an online database of information about consumer electronic products and it also contains information about prices, reviews and manufacturer details that could affect the decision to purchase a product. There are reviews from various people on the website which makes it easier for a person to research products and gain an insider perspective based on information that people who have purchased the gadget or electronic item. The applciaiton is a place to shop for consumer electronics which may be located in various locations.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

The Retrevo application was was launched in 2006. Its founders are Vipin Jain, Jiang Wu, and Manish Rathi. The application receives funds from investors and these investors include Alloy Ventures and Norwest Venture Partners. The Retrevo team describes themselves as gadget lovers, scientists, programmers, entrepreneurs and customer service gurus. Hence, users are getting an application from people who truly enjoy gadgets and who also enjoy getting the best price for the gadgets.

What are the differences to other apps?

Retrevo is mainly an electronics review and shopping website. Other apps may focus on oall types of items including household itemms or tools. The application does provide good comparisons between the electronics and the focused approach can benefit those who are just looking for elelctronics to buy.

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

Users will find the website appealing and well-designed. Due to the existence of so many electronics, the application uses a categorized approach to help users find items easier. relatively clean look and feel. Ads are displayed, but they are relatively unobtrusive. The home page is very simple, with a convenient search bar as the main feature. There are advertisements on the website. However, this does not affect the website in a negative way.

How does the registration process work?

Users can use the application for basic activities such as searching for items. However, to do more, a users account is required. To create an account, users provide an email address and password. In addition, a password hint may also be optionally provided.

What does it cost to use the application?

Users can use the Retrevo appliaction for free. Membership is free and there is never a need to pay any fees.

Who would you recommend the application to?

The Retrevo application is an ideal website for people who want to buy electronics. It is easy to use the application to compare gadgets and elelctronics. Users can view prices and also read reviews about various items in the database. The side-by-side comparison feature is popular and lets users seee the various features of products at the same time. In addtion, there is information about the specifications for each product.

  • Users have access to information about gadgets and electronics
  • Users can read reviews about various products
  • Products can be compared and researched
  • Items can be placed in categories to help with shopping
  • Users may create a wish list and save information
  • Excellent user interface that provides easy access to a lot of information

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Retrevo contact details

Postal address:
Retrevo Inc.
440 N Wolfe Road
Sunnyvale, CA 94085

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FREE - Permanently free version

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