Which apps have you found handy?
RedLaser is my go-to app for making sure I’m not overspending on Nike running shoes or the latest Ninjago Lego set.
Don’t shop without it. Download now
The Macy’s app, which just arrived in the Store last week, helps remove some of the guesswork and steers you to deals. The app features a gift guide, special deals, product details, and tools for managing your store account. Download now
Amazon Mobile makes it easy to search, compare prices, read reviews, share gift ideas with friends, access Gold Box Deals, and buy stuff from Amazon stores in the U.S., United Kingdom, Germany, Japan, and China. The app also shows wish lists, shipping options, order history, and more. Download now.
The eBay app for Windows Phone is another must-have for serious shoppers, since you never know when you’ll need to swoop in with a last minute-bid to nab the item you’re after. Download now
Newegg is a gadget-lovers paradise—and their official app is a great way to find and buy new toys for yourself and others. Download now
Discount Calculator is a basic but handy app that helps you quickly figure how much you’ll save and what you’ll pay at the register. Download now
The basic app is free. But for a monthly fee Lemon Wallet also offers data export, card monitoring, and other extras. Download now. Another great option for managing your plastic is CardStar.
OneNote Mobile. Besides typed shopping lists, OneNote can also store pictures and dictated audio notes—which puts it a step ahead of many other note-taking apps. Download now
You’ll find lots of deal aggregators in the Store, but my favorite of the bunch is Smart Deals, which pulls from most of the major sites and lets you filter results by keyword or category. Download now.
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