In today’s world, mobile phones have turned out to be an important companion. Mobile technology is increasing day by day therefore the mobile phones can be used for various purposes other than communication. Smartphones (iPhone or an Android based) are high priced but they can really help you to save your money. Now-a-days, all of us want to save the pennies as the prices of all the things are rising. There are number of mobile apps available in the market that help you to save money. These money saving mobile apps help you to find deals, best prices, to access coupons, etc. in order to save your money. Here is a list of top 10 mobile apps for saving money.
Top 10 Mobile Apps for Saving Money
Amazon app is for the users of iPod touch, iPhone and iPad. The users of this app can search, compare prices, read reviews and buy products on Amazon. The users can also snap a photo, type a search or scan a barcode to compare prices and check accessibility of the product instantly.
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Gasbook app lets the users of iPod Touch, iPhone and Apple iPad to know the most recent information about local gas, diesel and premium mid-grade prices from all the gas stations of United States. The users can search the prices via zip code, GPS current location or any location. The users can also search the gas stations by brands as well as they can use Google Maps to view all stations. It shows the cheapest stations after searching within 50 miles (of current location). You can bookmark your preferred gas stations as well as can call the station from this app directly. This app comes with fuel log which help you to keep watch on the fuel efficiency of vehicle, average daily cost of gas used, total cost of gas, etc.
3) Skype App
Available on: itunes
Skype app allows the users of iPhone, iPod touch and iPad to make unlimited free Skype-to-Skype calls, messages and video calls anywhere in the world. It also lets the users to make landlines or international calls and text to their contacts at cheaper rates. Instead of buying international call plans, the users can purchase international phone calls on subscription or pay-as-you-go basis.
ShopSavvy app is a bar code scanning app for the iPhone and Android users. This app lets the users to scan the barcode of any item with the camera of their mobile. The users can compare the prices at local stores, read review and even make the list of their favorite products. It also allows the users to search the product by title/keywords. It works in US and Europe. Users can see their shopping history as well as get price alerts.
GasBuddy app helps the users to find cheapest gas prices in your area. It also shows cheapest gas stations near you and their current gas prices. This app works in USA and Canada. Every time, the users will earn points for reporting gas price. These points will help you to win the weekly gas gift card giveaway of $250.
6) Google Shopper
Google Shopper app allows the users to find information of any products by scanning barcodes, voice search, cover art and text search. It helps the users to make the best purchasing decision by providing specifications, reviews, videos, etc. The users can save products to their shopping list as well as can share with friends. This app also lets the users to buy, view and redeem Google Offers by showing great deals.
PingChat is a free text, picture, and video messaging app for iPhone, Android and BlackBerry users. The users have to register with the app to start Pinging. Although this app is free of cost, the users have to pay charges for the bandwidth that they use. With PingChat app, you will be always online and available. This app stores the messages which are received when you are offline and delivers them as you are online. It allows the users to send media messages in the group chat.
Available on: itunes
MyGas app lets the users to search petrol stations nearby their area. The users can update the prices of the petrol as well as can get information about the brand. It works for Germany, Portugal and UK. The users can search by street name and area code.
Like ShopSavvy app, RedLaser is also a bar code scanning app for the users of Android and iPhone. It provides the best prices and features product from 1000s of online and local retailers. It also gives the food allergy information and nutritional facts of food products. The users can scan UPC, UPC-E, EAN-8, EAN and QR Code bar codes of any product without autofocus. The users can compare prices as well as keep a list of all the scanned items. It lets the users to search by keyword if they don’t have a barcode. The users can share the products or products list with their Facebook and Twitter friends as well as can mail or sms it.
Onavo is a data-monitoring app which minimizes your data usage by compressing the data before sending or receiving. The users don’t have to change the way that they use for their phone. It lets the users to save up to 80% on their data plan. Users are able to see a detailed monthly data report to know which data app uses most data. Onavo blocks your 3G data as well as limits particular apps to Wi-Fi to prevent any extra costs. The users can stand to pay less for data when they are in a roaming area.