- November 25, 2011 at 10:00 am #29293
Thanksgiving is a great time to look at football. Of far lesser significance, there will even be food and Black Friday purchasing. However, the shopping thing will get more at-tention than football, for reasons unknown. Smartphone users can take advantage of the numerous purchasing apps to save cash while Black Friday purchasing. Article source: Black Friday shoppers can save money with shopping appsBlack Friday buyingThe Wall Street Journal reports that some retailers will start with â€œBlack Midnightâ€ this year, helping Black Friday buying to start early.There are several shops that already have plans to start Black Friday sales at midnight. This involves Macyâ€™s Best Buy, Target and Kohlâ€™s. Smartphones will make a big difference this year as they're what buyers are looking for. There are a lot of shopping apps geared to discover the best deals.Pan and scanOne of the most common types of buying application comes equipped with scanning software, which will enable a phone to scan bar codes and other types of codes.A bar code could be scanned with RedLaser. It then will tell you where that item could be found for the least amount of money, according to SavingAdvice.com. Itâ€™s accessible for Android and iPhone. Customers can pay for and select up items with online payment through PayPal, according to USA Today, with the latest version. EBay produced RedLaser and only works at some retailers.CNBC reports that another application like this is called ShopSavvy. It will display costs after you scan the bar code also. It also shows users promotional offers and coupons. The ShopSavvy Website explained that ShopSavvy is available for several devices. It could be used on Windows Mobile, Android and iPhone.Bar codes and QC codes cannot be scanned with apps such as SnapTell. Instead, they have to take images of them.Amazonâ€™s Price Check App and Google Shopper, as reported by CNBC, integrate voice search. A per-son can speak the name of the product to the phone and a search is automati-cally conducted to comparison shop. Both apps also have code scanning and picture upload functions. Amazon Price Check is only accessible for the iPhone and iPad. The Google Shopper application is more available. It could be used on the iPhone and Android.AdsIt is easy to save cash with other applications. They simply show the best deals you are able to discover. TGI Black Friday, for iPhone and Android, compiles Black Friday ads and shows customers where the best costs for certain items are, as report-ed by CNBC.FatWallet.com does coupon and price comparison and has an application too. PRWeb reports this app is called Black Friday Deal Finder and is for the iPhone.Coupons make prices drop moreThe store a person is at will have great coupons, more than likely. CouponSherpa will discover the coupons for that store, SavingAdvice explains. The coupon could be scanned by cashiers. This is as the coupon bar code will be brought up.Comparable applications, according to the LA Times, consist of MobiQpons and Yowza.Information fromWall Street JournalCNBCShopSavvyUSA TodaySavingAdvicePRWebLos Angeles Times
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