iOS shopping apps: bar code scanners

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iOS shopping apps: bar code scanners

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This week’s post is a special early edition of my weekly iOS app collection. Black Friday is the biggest shopping day of the year, and though I can’t help you beat the lines or navigate through the crowds, I’ve rounded up a few apps that might make your holiday shopping a tiny bit easier.

These apps are made for price-checking on the go, so you know you’re getting the lowest price for the item in front of you. The best apps in this category are the ones that locate the item online and in nearby stores, but even apps that are only strong at scanning will definitely help to organize your holiday shopping and will hopefully result in fewer Black Friday headaches.

This week’s iOS app collection is all about tools for holiday shopping. Get quick access to a huge database of products and prices and some helpful shopping tools.

Amazon Mobile scanned just about everything we threw at it and gave several results to browse through.

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Amazon Mobile (Free) is a great one-stop-shopping or price-checking app on the iPhone and will be familiar and intuitive to use for many because it closely resembles the popular online shopping destination. You’ll need a strong data or Wi-Fi connection to browse… [Read more]

iOS shopping apps: bar code scanners

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