Is There an App for That?

Is there an app for that?

We’ve gotten this question several times recently, and the short answer is “No, there isn’t a Stockpile app.”  That doesn’t, however, mean that you can’t access Stockpile on your mobile device. Stockpile inventory management solution is mobile compatible.

What does that mean? What is the difference?

An app is typically operated by the operating system owner. For instance, an Apple app won’t run on an Android device and vice versa. You’ll need to access the app store specific to your particular device. Apps have to be downloaded and installed on the device you wish to use to run them.  

Mobile websites are specifically designed to be readable and usable on the smaller screens of mobile devices.  They are accessed through web browsers.

If you have ever tried to access a website that is not formatted for a mobile device, you know how frustrating it can be. You may not be able to view the entire page. Links, buttons and other functions may not work properly.  Often the text will be too small to be readable and graphics can be distorted.  By contrast, a mobile compatible website will resize to fit the screen of the device that you are viewing it on. All links, graphics and text should be easy to view and fully functional.

The benefit of Stockpile not being an app is that you don’t have to commit valuable space on your mobile device to access Stockpile. It’s there when you need via your web browser, but it won’t be hanging out using up precious megabytes of space when you don’t.  Accessing Stockpile through the web also eliminates redundant setup.  Once you set Stockpile up on your computer, it will be right there waiting for you to log in from any device.  No need to set it up on each device you plan to use.  Left your work phone at the office? No problem. You can access Stockpile from your personal phone or tablet.  Want others to be able to access your inventory records?  It’s easy! As long as they have a device that can access the internet they can access Stockpile quick easy online inventory solution.  No worries about compatibility issues because you created your account on a different type of device.  When we say that Stockpile is accessible anytime, from anywhere – we mean it!

You Don’t Need an App with Our Quick Easy Online Inventory Solution

The biggest benefit of an app vs. a mobile website favors the business creating the app, not the user using it.  When a business gets you to commit a corner of your device to their app they are really getting you to give them control over how you see and use their information.  A mobile website benefits you, the customer.   Yes, it takes a little more effort to get to our site but you remain in control of how you access and use Stockpile.  There are no hidden functions running in the background that could be using up your data or tracking your online movements.  With Stockpile, what you see is what you get.  It is the quick easy online inventory solution you need if you’re looking for superior inventory management for your small business. Our intuitive, fully customizable solution is designed with you in mind.  Plus, Stockpile is available for free.  The full version, with all the bells and whistles.  Not some function restricted, limited time offer trial version.  When you sign up for Stockpile, you get all of it.  Use it at work and at home and see what a difference Stockpile can make for you! Try it today!

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