Helpful Holiday Shopping Apps for Android and iOS
The holidays are here and the most wonderful time of the year can also be one of the busiest. Feel like you’re running from place to place but still not able to complete your gift list? Relax – your smartphone is here to help! From finding the best deals to staying organized, and even rewarding you for shopping – these free apps for iOS and Android can help you save time, money, and your sanity.
Shopkick – Shopkick is a shopping rewards program that does not require any plastic cards, confusing rules, or extra steps. Simply link your Visa or MasterCard to your smartphone and as you shop, you instantly earn “kicks” – versatile shopping points you can use to treat yourself to a free latte or save them up for those big-ticket items. Available for Android and iOS. Price: Free
SnapTell – SnapTell takes the legwork out of bargain hunting. Simply take a picture of any book, DVD, CD, or video game that you're interested in buying and SnapTell will use image recognition to search for prices both online and at stores near you. The service also offers up ratings and links to Google, Amazon, IMDB, Rotten Tomatoes, and other sites so you can check out reviews before purchasing. Available for Android and iOS. Price: Free
Neat – NeatCloud securely backs up your Digital Filing System, allowing you to add to it or access it from anywhere. Their mobile app, Neat, comes with everything that the Cloud does and you can also scan in receipts, warranties, etc. using the camera on your device. Neat is a perfect holiday shopping companion to help with organization, so much that you may want to keep it throughout the year. Available for Android and iOS. Price: Free for NeatCloud subscribers. (Free 30-day trial is available for NeatCloud)