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ShopSavvy takes on Craigslist, adds mobile wallet and marketplace for selling your stuff

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ShopSavvy was one of the first “wow” apps on Android thanks to its ability to scan a barcode and provide a quick price comparison between local and online retailers. The app has since faced pressur…

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Google Goggles scans barcodes almost instantly, solves Sudoku

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Like almost everything else in life, Goggles now proves that faster is better. The app previously took pictures of barcodes and then provided information a few seconds later, but Goggles can now recognize a ba…

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eBay buys Milo.com, adds it to Red Laser barcode scanner

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Last week, eBay acquired Milo.com, a shopping website that provides search results for products in stock at local retailers. eBay is already putting that deal to use by incorporating Milo results into the Red…

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Microsoft releases Android app for advanced barcode scanning

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Microsoft releases Android app for advanced barcode scanning

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Microsoft has released its first app into the Android Market. Yeah, Microsoft has an Android app; big whoop, want to fight about it? The Redmond-based company recently debuted Microsoft Tag, a barcode scanne…

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ScanLife mobile app brings more QR code scanning to Android

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ScanLife mobile app brings more QR code scanning to Android

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Today Scanbuy announced their newest ScanLife mobile application for Android, Blackberry, and iPhone operating systems. According to their press release Scanbuy is the "global leader in mobile barcode solutions" and is offering "one of the first applications that can read all barcode formats."

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Google Shopper scans products, compares prices, steps on Goggles’ toes

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Google Shopper scans products, compares prices, steps on Goggles’ toes

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Google has launched a product recognition and shopping comparison app named Google Shopper. The new app is very similar to Google Goggles: scan the cover of a book, CD, DVD, video game, or barcode, and Google wi…

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Scan & Shop Android app combines power of ShopSavvy and CNET product info

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Scan & Shop Android app combines power of ShopSavvy and CNET product info

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CNET has an Android app designed to give shoppers more information about items they want to purchase. Scan & Shop scans barcodes, then returns important information from CNET likely to influence purchas…

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How to use QR codes [the barcode squares] to get apps

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How to use QR codes [the barcode squares] to get apps

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I recently got an email from someone asking, “What do I do with the barcode squares?” This is a common question asked on this site, so I figured that I might as well make a post explaining why those bla…

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Amazon.com releases official Android shopping app

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Amazon.com releases official Android shopping app

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Amazon Mobile has released the Amazon App for Android, an official shopping client for fast searching and shopping on Amazon.com. Released into the U.S. Android Market early this morning, Amazon App leverag…

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Tweakers rolls out barcode scanner app for price comparison in the Netherlands

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Tweakers rolls out barcode scanner app for price comparison in the Netherlands

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This certainly is not the first price comparison barcode scanning app to come to Android, however it does appear to be the first specifically targeted to those in the Netherlands. Yes, before we go any further h…

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‘Keyring’ app digitizes store card account info

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‘Keyring’ app digitizes store card account info

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My key ring is stacked with things other than those pieces of metal that open locks. Next to my car keys, there are a bunch of discount/reward cards for stores like Best Buy, CVS, Staples, Borders, and several oth…

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Google Product search plays nicer with Android

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Google Product search plays nicer with Android

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Google Product Search for Mobile is open for business, geared towards Android and iPhone users. The Android-friendly version of Google Product search now supplies quick access to product reviews and price c…

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App Review: Pkt Auctions eBay is a strong bid

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App Review: Pkt Auctions eBay is a strong bid

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My name is Andrew, and I’m a recovering eBayaholic. My addiction led to many feverish bidding wars over everything from iPods to video game bundles. I’m thankful to have kicked my habit, especial…

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ShopSavvy adds availability information to results

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ShopSavvy adds availability information to results

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Big in Japan has made its popular ShopSavvy app even stronger by adding information about stock levels at local stores. In addition to providing price comparisons for online and brick-and-mortar stores, Sho…

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ScanTorrent, second Android torrent app revealed

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ScanTorrent, second Android torrent app revealed

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A second torrent companion tool for Android has emerged in ScanTorrent. Days after the reveal of a similar app that scans product bar codes and initiates torrent downloads, another Android app that provides a…

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