TODAY | February 08, 2013
>>> lisa li, good to see you.
>> good morning, willie.
>> these are all free and these are the building blocks.
>> if you think of yourself as a matter shopper, these are the apps that are the essentials, the basics so that you can save every time you shop.
>> one you love for comparison shopping, redlaser.com.
>> if you haven't heard of this or downloaded it, it should be on your iphone or digital device, your smart phone . what you can do is while you're in the store, check and make sure it's a good deal. basically you scan the bar code . let's say that you're in macy's and see a toaster or something. it's on sale. you want to see, wait, is it cheaper somewhere else ? you can scan the bar code . all of the prices online in the other stores will come up and it will tell you whether you're getting a good deal. if you see something cheaper somewhere else online you can buy it right from this app. you can scan this soup can here. it shows you how quickly it works. it's just really amazing.
>> you're in one grocery store , you're scanning this. it tells you whether or not you ought to go down the street.
>> that's right but mostly you'll use this for larger items.
>> tell me about cardstar.com. you don't like carrying all all these loyalty cards.
>> you don't have to carry these all around. scan them into this app. you can see, give this to the cashier and she'll scan it and you'll be all set.
>> right on your smart phone .
>> yep. they have guilt city and groupons. deals in your area on spa services.
>> prescription drugs can be really pricey. this helps with that?
>> if you are searching for the best price in your area -- drug prices can vary. prices are all over the map. this is the best app we've found to help you find the absolute best deal on the drugs that you need to use. so it's really easy to use. and it's, you know, definitely worth checking.
>> very quickly, tell me about retail me not.
>> it's a very popular website. they now have an app that's very worthwhile. go on there and, for example, you're going to macy's. you can see online or in-store deals. they have top coupons where you can find out about other deals in your area. the final one we recommend downloading is called grocery iq. there's loads of great coupons