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  • ShopSavvy Partners With Capital One, Turns Its Mobile Wallet Into A Platform For Deals

    ShopSavvy Partners With Capital One, Turns Its Mobile Wallet Into A Platform For Deals

    ShopSavvy, the mobile application best known for its barcode-scanning and price comparison features, is today moving into personalized deals, through a new relationship with Capital One. The app will now show Capital One deals to any of the app’s users, provided they first add their Capital One credit card to ShopSavvy’s mobile wallet. In addition to the discount the deal… Read More

  • Popular Barcode Scanning App ShopSavvy Launches Mobile Marketplace

    Popular Barcode Scanning App ShopSavvy Launches Mobile Marketplace

    ShopSavvy, which you probably know as the barcode-scanning, price comparison app, is ┬álaunching a major new feature today: SavvyListings, a mobile marketplace. With the addition, the company is hoping to turn its user base of some 20 million into customers who buy and sell items directly with each other. Read More

  • Facebook Co-Founder Eduardo Saverin Leads $7M Round In Scanning And Product Search App ShopSavvy

    Facebook Co-Founder Eduardo Saverin Leads $7M Round In Scanning And Product Search App ShopSavvy

    Barcode scanning and product search app ShopSavvy has raised $7 million in new funding led by Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin with Brad Martin (Former CEO of retailer Saks Fifth Avenue), James Bailey, and participating. This brings the company’s total funding to $9 million. ShopSavvy is a mobile app that allows you to scan in a barcode, do a product lookup and find comprable deals… Read More

  • ShopSavvy Integrates Groupon To Bring You More Relevant Mobile Local Deals

    ShopSavvy Integrates Groupon To Bring You More Relevant Mobile Local Deals

    In one more step towards the Groupon-ification of everyday life, ShopSavvy, the app that allows you to scan in a barcode, do a product lookup and find comprable deals on products nearby or online is announcing a greater push into geo-location today. ShopSavvy will be partnering up with Groupon and offering its over 10 million users the ability to see relevant local deals in its… Read More

  • Big In Japan Snatches Snappr From The Grave For Better Barcode Scanning

    Big In Japan Snatches Snappr From The Grave For Better Barcode Scanning

    Using the combination of camera and software on today’s smartphones to read barcodes is becoming increasingly popular. Want proof? Look no further than Google, which is building it into their own Android devices. And Microsoft, which is even offering such software on rival phones by Google and Apple. Today, one of the big players in this space, Big In Japan, is announcing the acquisition… Read More

  • Over A Year After Android Launch, ShopSavvy Finally Comes To The iPhone

    Over A Year After Android Launch, ShopSavvy Finally Comes To The iPhone

    ShopSavvy was one of the best early Android applications. It launched in October of last year after winning one of the initial Android Developer Challenge top prizes (when it was still known as GoCart). But despite the success it has seen on Android, one question remained: When would it be available for the iPhone. Today, it finally is. Developed by the guys at Big In Japan, ShopSavvy is an… Read More

  • The New ShopSavvy: Faster, Bigger, Stronger

    The New ShopSavvy: Faster, Bigger, Stronger

    The development house Big In Japan has just rolled out its 3.5 update to its ShopSavvy Android app. ShopSavvy is the useful app that allows you to use an Android phone’s camera to scan barcodes and get pricing information. More importantly, it allows you to compare prices of that item to prices on the web, where you’ll many times find a better deal. This new update which the team… Read More

  • What Was The Best Of The Web in 2008? A Voter's Guide For The Crunchies.

    Last night we released the finalist names for the Crunchies Awards. Vote here for who you think should win. We’ve set up a site that is pretty self-explanatory, with all of the names of each finalist for every category, along with links to their Websites and Crunchbase profiles where you can learn more about each one before voting. The Crunchies represents the best the Web had to offer… Read More

  • More Android Video Reviews (Barcode Scanners, Skype Client, Drawing)

    More Android Video Reviews (Barcode Scanners, Skype Client, Drawing)

    Since most of you don’t have an Android G1 phone, we are featuring some video reviews from the AppVee crew to show you what you are missing (or not, depending on your point of view). You can watch the first ten video reviews in an earlier post. Below are five more, two of which are on my top ten (ShopSavvy and iSkoot for Skype). One of the most potentially useful set of apps on Android… Read More