A new survey out Wednesday gives an intriguing snapshot of current mobile shopping. Naturally, the top Internet retailer, Amazon, takes the first spot in shopping satisfaction but Apple is close on its heels and ties with TV retail powerhouse QVC. In a survey by analytics player ForeSee taken during the all-important holiday shopping period, Apple scored 83 percent as consumers expressed increasing satisfaction with mobile shopping… Read More
Black Friday is coming to an end, but that doesn’t mean that the holiday related discounts are over. Even after Cyber Monday (the online version of Black Friday) hits next week, retailers are expected to host a number of sales before the end of the year.
So if you are still looking to pick up gifts at rock bottom prices, you have about a month left to shop around. And here are three apps that will not only ensure you get the best deal on a product, but will also help you decide whether to buy it or not… Read More
It’s that time of the week! We frequently comb the far reaches of the App Store to bring you awesome apps for your downloading pleasure.
This week, we’ve got a super fun game for the iPhone and iPad, an app for finding great deals in the App Store, and a handy list-making app that takes advantage of the Notification Center in iOS 5. We hope you enjoy this week’s picks! Read More
The Priceline Hotel & Car Negotiator app for iPad has dropped in the App Store. Priceline is a service that allows you to find the best deal on plane tickets, hotels and car rentals. There is already a Priceline app for the iPhone, and both versions have been integrated into one app, making it a universal download… Read More
Apple may be widely known for its consumer and prosumer products, with Macs, iPhones and iPads providing its core business, but a new patent details what could be a move into the world of business and retail, with a new Point-of-Sale system in the pipeline.
While we doubt it will feature the tell-tale glowing Apple logo, the glorified barcode scanner does feature one Apple trait – it fixes a problem than many store workers don’t know they have… Read More
AppDeals is “the best way to find the hottest deals on the greatest apps.” If you like to go app hunting for cool new finds, AppDeals will help you find the discounted steals in the App Store that may have otherwise passed you by.
If you’re looking for a way to track price drops in the App Store, AppDeals is an excellent companion for your deal hunting needs…
Google has released their popular Android shopping app in the App Store. Shopping results have been part of Google’s web search for a long time, and the Android app is used by millions of people for mobile shopping.
Google Shopper for the iPhone delivers shopping results through text, image and voice search. If you’ve ever used Google shopping results on the web, you’ll immediately understand how to use Google Shopper on the iPhone. Instead of restricting your results to, for example, Amazon’s catalog (Price Check for iPhone), Google Shopper will present you with compared results from various vendors on the internet.
The goal with Google Shopper is to give you more informed and objective results from various product vendors. The app is simple and effective at searching for products you encounter on the go with your iPhone…
More and more shopping is happening online these days, but plenty of people still prefer brick and mortar stores to buy their jeggings in. On December 30th, 2010, Apple’s latest patent was published. This patent hints at a native social networking app that Apple may implement in a future version of iOS. Such an app would merge social networking into a shopping experience.
This Ping-like, social-shopping network would allow users to have an enhanced shopping experience with participating merchants. Apple’s patent is titled “Social Networking in Shopping Environments.” Read More
Everyone is shopping this time of the year. The Christmas season, especially in America, has everyone out buying gifts for their loved ones. To most people, this season is the season of paper receipts and checklists for gift shopping. But us iPhone users are better than that. We have Gift Plan, by Glasshouse Apps.
Gift Plan is the ultimate shopping list for upcoming occasions. The app is gorgeously designed with pixel perfection. With Gift Plan, you’ll not only stay on top of your Christmas shopping this year, but you’ll do it in style…
Black Friday, the busiest shopping day of the year, is right around the corner. With all the deals that are out there, it can be tough to find the ones you really want.
There are several methods for navigating the plethora of Black Friday deals with your iPhone. To help, Apple has even created a section for the best shopping apps in the App Store. I found a couple apps that should help you considerably as you try and snag the best deals this Friday…
“Price Check” is Amazon’s latest attempt at getting in your pocket. This shopping app lets you compare prices of products on Amazon.com. Amazon already has their popular Amazon Mobile app in the App Store, but they apparently thought that a more focused shopping app would be a welcomed addition to their mobile offerings.
Price Check allows you to instantly check the price of something with a variety of search options…