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Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Red Laser Shopping Ap



I downloaded this AP from Google play for free.  It allows you to scan bar codes when you are shopping at a brick and mortar store and compare the price to on-line resellers.   It doesn’t provide an all encompassing list of folks selling the same product.  For example I scanned four test bar codes and it did not list Amazon once as selling the products even though I bought all four products from Amazon.   Curious.

Regardless of possible bias, the AP gives you a good ball park figure allowing you to compare prices.   Home Depot, as an example, will match the price of an item if you show them the same item at a better price.   I did this just recently and showed them a better price by $3.00 on an item on sale at Lowes.   They matched the price.   So as much as retailers may dislike this AP it certainly deserves to be mentioned here at Money Saving Tech Tips. 

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