Screenshots: Five tools to make you a smarter shopper


We all shop. There's no way around it. Sometimes we shop to fill our personal needs and sometimes we shop to take care of our businesses. No matter the reason, you want to shop responsibly and save as much money as you can.

Prior to smartphone technology, comparison shopping meant flipping through advertisements and making note of prices for the goods you wanted. Now? You can simply open an app, scan an item, and find the best available price.

Let's take a look at five great apps that can streamline your shopping chores and help you save money.

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By Jack Wallen

Jack Wallen is an award-winning writer for TechRepublic, The New Stack, and Linux New Media. He's covered a variety of topics for over twenty years and is an avid promoter of open source. For more news about Jack Wallen, visit his website jackwallen....