Bar Code Scanner Application – Great Christmas Shopping Tool!18.12.08 # 15:04 # G1 Applications # 3 Comments
Have your shopping list? Check! Have your G1? Check! The G1′s barcode scanning tool called ShopSavvy is a great tool for your Christmas shopping needs.
The advantage of ShopSavvy is that comparative shopping is not a hassle anymore. When you scan a bar code off of any bar coded product into your G1, it will…
- Automatically provide the product price (if a price tag is not provided)
- Present you the price of the product from competitors in your area to give you the best price (with thanks to GPS)
Other features of ShopSavvy are:
- Wish Lists – This helps you keep a list of products that you have in mind for other people.
- Price Alerts – If you are wanting to know if a certain product decreases price over time, you may specify if you want to be alerted.
This is an instant way of getting the best deal on a product without having to go shop to shop around town, which can be very time consuming–especially during the Christmas holiday rush.
I have listed steps of how to download this handy application to your G1:
- Launch the Market application, then touch Applications, and then Shopping
- From the market applications list, choose ShopSavvy. A description of the product will appear–just scroll down and touch Install.
- A notification will appear stating that the application has access to: network communication, your location, and hardware controls. Touch the “Ok” button at the bottom of the screen.
- Once ShopSavvy has been successfully downloaded, it will then be accessible from the Applications tab.
Please feel free to leave any feedback with regard to this excellent shopping accessory.