If you’re into shivering/standing in lines outside big box stores during the wee hours of the morning, you can make your life just a tad bit easier by utilizing technology to score the very best deal of all the crazy deals out there.
Forbes trots out a good rundown of a few smartphone apps savvvy shoppers can employ to hunt down as many deals as possible, both in physical stores on Friday and from the comfort of their homes and offices on Cyber Monday.
Here are a few from the list, check out Forbes.com for more:
The Find: This one is free (already a steal!) for iPhones and Androids, and works as a mobile arm of shopping search engine TheFind.com. Check prices both online and in physical stores, plot your route, keep lists of items you want and set up alerts on price changes.
Milo Local Shopping: Maybe you didn’t camp out Thursday night, and Friday you still want to nab some deals. Use Milo Local Shoppings free app to check if the products you desire are still on shelves at stores near you in real-time, as well as do your own price check. JCPenney, Walgreens, Home Depot, Lowes and Toys “R” Us are among those big stores covered in the apps.
Buzzillion Reviews: Many shoppers rely on product reviews to sort through products they’re looking to buy and make sure it’s not going to be a dud. Instead of trusting retailers’ descriptions, the free Buzzillions Reviews app for Android or iPhone brings 17 million customer product reviews to your fingertips.
The Best Apps For Black Friday And Cyber Monday [Forbes]