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Google Offers adds new partners in bid to show deals worth a damn

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There’s a problem with the daily deal trend, aside from the allegedly horrible return on investment for merchants – a lot of sale items aren’t very desirable or appealing to a larger audien…

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Android Apps

Android Apps Alert #71: Ask Me, Dell Me, Max Me Edition

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Welcome to Android Apps Alert Volume 71. We actually missed an episode last week, but we’re back to tracking the interesting and noteworthy apps from the Android Market over the past two weeks. Our theme…

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Android App Reviews

Catalogue by TheFind brings catalog shopping to Android tablets

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Last week, Google unveiled a new app for catalog shopping called Google Catalogs (naturally). It has a slick interface to find items, browse full catalogs on tablets, and share interesting items with friends…

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Google

Google acquires DealMap. Is it to enhance Google Offers/Wallet?

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Google has opened its wallet to purchase another company. This time, The DealMap, a daily deals aggregator that finds coupons and offers from local businesses, has been snatched up. Think of it as Groupon on st…

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Android Apps

Android Apps Alert #66: “The Week Everything Was Updated” edition

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Android Apps Alert is typically about new apps making their way into the Android Market. But many of the big names in Android must have wanted to grab our attention this week because we saw major updates. In fact,…

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Finance

Google Wallet & Google Offers: pay with your phone and get shopping deals. “Your phone will be your wallet”

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Google raised the profile of near-field communications in the U.S. when it introduced the Nexus S last year. Google hopes to raise that profile – and profits – even further by launching a new NFC-b…

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Lifestyle

Amazon Android app now available to shoppers in UK

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Amazon debuted for Android in 2009, but it was sadly available only to users in the United States. The British arm of Amazon have announced that its customers can now get a better shopping experience through the…

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Android App Reviews

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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Android App Reviews

6 Android Shopping Apps for Black Friday and Beyond

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Black Friday is the biggest shopping day of the year in the United States. It’s the official kick-off of the busy holiday shopping season and leads to hectic dashes through local malls and big box retaile…

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Android App Reviews

Gap StyleMixer puts your closet in your phone [App Reviews]

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You probably don’t have a rotating carousel of clothes like Alicia Silverstone in Clueless, but you can get the next best thing in app form. Gap StyleMixer can act as a digital closet, storing tops, pants, and ac…

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CardStar stores reward cards in Android phones, scans barcodes in-store [Videos]

Lifestyle

CardStar stores reward cards in Android phones, scans barcodes in-store [Videos]

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CardStar has released an Android version of its popular card-storing application. Now available in the Android Market, CardStar has arrived to save people from the annoyance of carrying gym memberships, st…

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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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Android Apps Alert 12: Search and speak in a slow week

Android Apps

Android Apps Alert 12: Search and speak in a slow week

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Looking for the best Android apps? Good luck finding them on your own. But if you do stumble across apps people will love, let the world know. Androinica.com encourages users to tweet great apps with the #androi…

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

Android Apps

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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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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