GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. -- Savvy smartphone shoppers will likely be out in force on Black Friday relying on their devices to save both time and money.
According to Deloitte's 2012 Annual Holiday Survey, 68 percent of all smartphone users will use their devices for holiday shopping.
Brent Nelson from Verizon Wireless joined us on KARE 11 Sunrise with some free apps available on both Apple and Android devices to help with their holiday shopping.
Black Friday Survival Guide: This app lets shoppers view leaked and verified Black Friday ads in real time, search for the best deals and create personal shopping lists.
Shop Savvy: Using their smartphone camera, shoppers can use this app to scan prices and search for the best in-store and online deals. Its available on Apple and Android devices.
Discount and tax calculator: Shoppers can usethis app to estimate ahead of time how much items will cost and how much will be saved during a sale.
Find my Car: Selected by the Wall Street Journal as one of the Top Ten Apps That Will Change Your Life, this app uses location services to help shoppers locate their vehicles in crowded
mall parking lots.
These are all free.
Black Friday Survival Guide
For apple iOs:https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/black-friday-survival-guide/id397533889?mt=8
For Android (similar): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=dealcatcher.blackfriday&hl=en
ShopSavvy (Barcode Scanner and QR Code Reader)
For apple iOs: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/shopsavvy-barcode-scanner/id338828953?mt=8
For Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.biggu.shopsavvy&hl=en
Calculate Discount & Sales Tax
For apple iOs: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/calculate-discount-sales-tax/id445575722?mt=8
For Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.mobilelive.percentage&feature=search_result#?t=W10 Find My Car
For apple iOs:https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/find-my-car/id349510601?mt=8
For Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.elibera.android.findmycar&hl=en
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