Helpful shopping apps for the Holiday season

Helpful shopping apps for the Holiday season
Tech Corner

POSTED: Friday, November 18, 2011 - 1:28pm

UPDATED: Tuesday, January 3, 2012 - 7:32pm

The Holidays are often peoples favorite time of the year, but shopping for the Holidays can also be one of the most stressful times of the year. NBC33 has put together a list of some smartphone Apps that can help reduce the stress.

RedLaser is a free App which allows its users to scan UPC's and find the price of the item and to also find the item in nearby stores. The app shows food allergens and nutrition facts in food products. This App is perfect for parents with video game enthusiasts for children. You can scan the game your interested in and get reviews for the game and related games as well.

ShopKick is an App that allows you to collect points for checking in at select retailers. Once you check in at Best Buy, Target, Macy's, or other stores your check-ins earn you points that you can redeem in the form of gift cards or other vouchers.

If you like coupons but hate carrying them around with you, CouponSherpa is the perfect App for you. You can type in the store your in and relevant coupons will pop up on your smart phone. The App is free to download.

Milo is a great App for those who hate fighting the crowds while shopping. The free App allows you to check local stores to see if the item you want is in stock. Some major retailers you can find on this App are Target, Walgreens, and GameStop.

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