Our smartphones are now so much a part of our everyday lives that we use them for almost everything – and that includes doing the shopping. With that in mind, here are 10 great apps to help you go shopping with your iPhone…
We all know that Amazon is a great place to shop for all sorts of products. Now you can have that same shopping experience on your iPhone with the Amazon app. The app lets you search, get product details, read reviews and purchase millions of products available from Amazon.com and other merchants. And you can sign in with your existing Amazon account to access your basket, payment and shipping options.
The Gumtree iPhone app lets you search millions of classified ads, from your neighbourhood and across the UK. Whether you are looking for a new car, to upgrade your phone or you are furnishing your home, you can sometimes find a great deal on Gumtree. Plus it has ads for jobs, housing, local services and more.
The popular Groupon app offers deals of the day. You can score deals for restaurants, spas, products, holiday getaways and more. Every deal is available to use immediately, so you’re never more than a few taps away from a relaxing massage or tickets to the night’s hottest event.
You can search morre than a million properties for sale and to rent across the UK with the Rightmove property app. The app lets you view floor plans of a property that you’re interested in and zoom in for extra detail, sync and share your saved searches and properties between your app, PC and even your TV, and you can contact your letting agent and developers directly in-app.
Why go to the supermarket when you can bring the supermarket to your phone? With the Tesco app you can search and shop from a full range of products, find a convenient delivery slot or arrange to Click & Collect from a store near you. You can even update your order after you’ve checked out to add those last minute essentials.
The eBay app on your iPhone is an all-access pass to the world’s largest marketplace. With it you can manage all of your eBay buying and selling activity on the go. So no matter where you are, you can find everything you’re looking for. And selling is also easy – just snap a picture of your item to get started. The app syncs with the eBay website, allowing you to seamlessly move between the two.
The John Lewis app gives you access to around 200,000 products while on the move. With the app you can scan products in John Lewis stores to access further details and ratings and reviews from other customers, save items in your basket for later, make a price match claim if you’ve found something which a competitor is selling at a lower price, sign in to access your order history and other account details, and find your nearest John Lewis store.
The Argos app for iPhone lets you browse and buy from the latest deals, reserve to collect in store or arrange home delivery on everything from TVs and toys to furniture and white goods. Your trolley will follow you from your desktop to the app, which means that you can create a shopping list on the move. You can also find nearby Argos stores.
If you are going to be shopping, then you are going to have to pay for the things you buy – it just can’t be avoided. And for many, PayPal is an easy and secure way to pay for goods and services. Use the app to pay with your phone at stores, cafes, restaurants and more.
Shop for Apple products and accessories – you can even use your iPhone to buy a new iPhone – and get the most from your visits to the Apple retail store. You can start your order on one device and finish it on another, browse trending products, read reviews for hundreds of accessories, find your nearest Apple retail store and check out upcoming events, and make reservations for the Genius Bar and workshops.