You need to download the best iPhone apps for shopping onto your iPhone or iPad. Why? They will save you plenty of time and money. Truth be told, the days of sifting through newspaper circulars and magazines or using coupon booklets to get the best deals are over. Whether you are about to make a major purchase or you simply want to buy a gift for a loved one, these iPhone apps will help you to keep more cash in your account.
We’ve taken a few of the most popular to give you an idea of the kind of amazing things these apps can do.
Amazon Price Check
This is Amazon’s major shopping app. It has a powerful single-click ordering system built into it. You can use it to locate what you need and order it instantly. But if you are at a physical store and you will like to compare the price of an item with the price on Amazon.com, this app gives you several options for doing this. First, you can scan the code of the item into your iPhone. You may also say the name of the item into speaker, type the name out or take a photograph. Instantly, you will receive a price comparison and gain access to several real customer reviews on Amazon.
Slickdeals helps you to find deals at hundreds of stores online and offline. Slickdeals uses a crowd-sourcing model to constantly pull together new deals to their website. As their loyalists post new deals, the most useful ones eventually find their way to the first page. Their iPhone app can help you to set up notifications so you can receive the front page deals directly on your phone. Besides, you can set up alerts for deals on specific products so you will be one of the first to know when a good deal is available.
RetailMeNot is currently the best coupon app available for the iPhone. It gives you access to thousands of retail stores that have coupons. You can browse all stores; but it is more beneficial to restrict yourself to stores that are close to your locality. Immediately you find a store with a coupon that can save you money, go the store. Inform the clerk about your desire to use the coupon and then tap on it; it will display the coupon’s bar code and the clerk will scan it.
The ShopKick app rewards you for visiting participating stores, scanning the bar code on items, or for buying an item. It gives you points or kicks. Thereafter, you can redeem your kicks with gift cards to enjoy discounts at different stores. Immediately you step into a store, Shopkick will instantly detect your location. In fact, some stores will give you kicks for scanning an item or looking through their catalog.
RedLaser allows you to scan the bar code on an item and then it returns a comparative price list from both online and offline stores. The app will also help you to find the lowest prices on gifts during any holiday season. In addition, this free iPhone shopping app helps you to maintain loyalty card details so you can get the largest discount possible.
So hopefully you’ve seen the possibilities of using apps while shopping and even using your smartphone as a price comparison bar code scanner. Isn’t technology brilliant?
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