Black Friday helpful apps- It's every man for himself on Black Friday, so why not call on some smartphone
apps to give you a hand? Armed with a smartphone and these holiday shopping apps, you might actually
stand a chance against frenzied shoppers and dubious discounts. Here are the best Black Friday and
holiday shopping apps I could find:
TGI Black Friday
TGI Black Friday, a free app for iPhone and Android, shows you the most popular and most recently posted
deals, and lets you browse by store or by category. For each store listing, the app tells you what time the
doors open. It also lets you create a list of your favorite deals, which you can then e-mail to yourself or to your
SlickDeals.net is for bargain hunting, powered by savvy shoppers who vote on the best and biggest
discounts. Although there's no official SlickDeals app, third-party apps do a fine job of
feeding the latest deals to your phone: SlickDeals Reader for Android (free), iSlick for iPhone ($1) and Slick
Deals for Windows Phone (free).
When in doubt, use ShopSavvy to scan the barcode or type in the product name, and it'll give you a list of
prices at local stores and online retailers. The ShopSavvy app is free for Android, iPhone and Windows
Decide.com for iPhone
Decide.com is kind of like ShopSavvy, but with a focus on electronics. In addition to listing nearby and online
prices, this app goes a step further and tells you whether to buy a product or wait for either a new model or a
lower price. The app is free, but only available for iPhone.
Christmas Gift List Apps
On the iPhone, the $1 Better Christmas List lets you create groups, set budgets and mark your progress. It
also includes password protection. Free Christmas List for Android and Christmas List for Windows Phone.