Five of the best android apps for shopping
It is reported that 10m UK costumers already use mobile commerce. When your bear that news in mind, it is not suppressing that big retailers and companies are putting more and more effort into developing apps, to make it easier for consumers to do their shopping on their mobile phones.
Here are PC Advisor's Top 5 Android shopping apps to get your started in the world of mobile commerce.
By using your handset's GPS, vouchercloud will automatically find and displays all of the best deals that are near you. The app includes loads of major High St brands like Vue Cinemas, Gap and Debenhams as well as good independent shops and restaurants too. All you need to do is go to the one of the displayed stores, press the USE VOUCHER button in the app and you'll be saving money literally all over the place.
Barcode scanner is a great little app for when you find a product you like in one shop and want to find out quickly if you can buy it cheaper somewhere else. Simply open the app, scan the product's barcode with your phone's camera and let the app find and display a whole host of reviews and other available prices for you.
The whole world has gone mad for Groupon. And it's easy to see why. It delivers a fortune of great deals that are on offer in your very own city, right to your email inbox. Well now you can get it delivered directly to your Android phone too with this tidy app. Making it even easier for you to blow your wages on deals you don't really need!
Tesco's Android app is a natural progression from their online shopping website and then a bit more. You can log in to your account, do your shopping, book a delivery slot and pay for your shopping all from the app. One stand out feature is that you can scan the barcode of items you want to buy and add them to your basket/favourites - perfect if you don't want to fiddle through all the different sections of the app.
Myibidder Bid Sniper for eBay
If you're sick of getting outbid at the last second on eBay, then this little app is just what you need. Bid Sniper increases your chances of winning a auction by waiting until the very last seconds of an auction to place your bid for you. Bid Sniper will place your bid automatically, so there is no need to watch an item for days and days, just set your price and let Bid Sniper do the hard work for you.