Software

Screenshots: Five tools to make you a smarter shopper

RedLaser

RedLaser is one of the most popular comparison-shopping apps around. It was developed by eBay (hence you'll most often see Ebay results at the top), but it does a great job of finding the best prices. You can search items by entering search terms, scanning a barcode (or QR code), or looking through popular items and trending deals.

By Jack Wallen

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