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Elk

Know how much things cost on your trips. Quickly.

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Junjie
@jjlin · Developer
Thanks for the hunt @dylan36032! The story behind Elk started in October last year when I travelled to Hong Kong with a group of friends. I would stare at prices for a long time while my brain attempts a mental conversion ("HK$78 divided by 5.5…"), or I'd dig into my pocket for my phone, unlock it, launch an app… you get the idea. It was just awkward. A d… See more
katelosse
@katelosse
how does this differ from other currency converter apps?
Francis Kim
@franciskim_co · Software Hacker & Growth Engineer
⚡️ Nice one! Added to: https://www.producthunt.com/@fra...
Steve Lacey
@stevelacey · Software Engineer and vagabond ☀🌍️🏂🛳✈️🎉
Awesome, I've tried a bunch of these and none of the others handle big number currencies like IDR particularly well - the swipe multiplier is good. A notification widget so I needn't unlock to check rates would be icing on the cake (currently using Currency Today for that).
Pieter Walraven
@pieterpaul · Founder & Product @ Pie - pie.co
I've tried to figure it out, but couldn't; why the name 'Elk'? Is there some sort of deeper meaning or word joke I missed? 😬 @honcheng @jjlin