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Top Apps For Your Christmas Shopping

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It seems amazing to think that we are less than a month away from Christmas again so if anyone is in the same position as me, we'd better get cracking with buying Christmas presents. There are a few great apps that can help you purchase at just the click of a few buttons on your smartphones.


    Amazon

Amazon is the one that we all turn to and with Prime it really can save the day. What is great with Amazon is that you can set it up to Click To Buy which means you can just go round clicking on things and you're done! I mean have you seen the pony advert? You can create wishlists and check out other people's and all you have to do is scroll down the list and decide which to pick. The wishlist does the job for you and that way there is will be no gift receipt needed.

   Etsy

Etsy is a little more creative. Amongst these hand crafted gifts you could find the perfect necklace for your girlfriend or purse for your mother. Think about ordering a little earlier than with Amazon but you are in for a treat with these special ideas as you won't find them in any old store. This one could be tied in with GiftFinder Not On The High Street,  and the clue is on the title. The point of these two really is the originality of the presents. You can often personalise them which gives it a magical touch. You can use a search refiner and it will suggest a few different gifts for what you are searching for.


Pinterest

Pinterest isn't the one people think of necessarily, although in the US you now have the 'buyable pins'. Over here in the UK we can simply use it to browse and find ideas but will have to purchase elsewhere. But what is great with Pinterest is that you are spoilt for choice. Save a few ideas for yourself to your Dashboard and people will be able to take from that. Fancy is another similar app where you can create your own little collection of ideas for people to pick and choose from. Just remember to change the default currency to pounds!

Depop

Depop is another quite original platform. It is focused on vintage and vinyl mainly. You have the option of chatting and commenting which could give others the chance to see which ones you prefer directly instead of having to guess.



eBay

eBay of course has to be in your list of apps this Christmas. With Paypal at the ready and already knowing how to use it (most of you) it is another great way to browse for a few last minute ideas. Either with the Buy It Now option or of you have the patience you can bid in the good old fashioned ways. The app allows you to keep track of you bidding and it also has the possibility for you to scan items in shops if you want to check out the price online.


Shpock

Shpock is a new app where you can buy and sell. This is a great place for second hand purchasing and the app can even tell you what is near you. You can find pretty much anything from vintage cameras to baby accessories.




Geek

Geek is brilliant for all those little tech devices you feel you should have. Once you've searched what you want it also shows you the best deals which can be up to 80%. There really is something for everyone on Geek.





Argos

And last but certainly not least, Argos. Yes, we all love Argos but who else cannot deal with it when it's busy? Well with the app you won't have to. And as much as we all love those tiny pencils, this way you can order to collect on store or get it delivered to your own home.



So there you go, this Christmas check out these different apps. There really is something for everyone and you can do it all from the comfort of your own home. Better get shopping!



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Top Apps For Your Christmas Shopping Reviewed by Sophie Giscard on Wednesday, December 02, 2015 Rating: 5

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