Top 5 Holiday Shopping Apps
Just window shopping? You'll get a kick out of this. Even if you don't buy anything, Shopkick will reward you for just stopping by.
Earn "kicks," or points, by walking into Best Buy(BBY) . Making purchases will get you more. If you accumulate enough of them, that TV will be free. Shopkick even offers gift certificates for Tiffany & Co.(TIF) . But that's at 75,000 kicks, which would involve you walking in and out American Eagle Outfitters(AEO) 3,750 times. Talk about a kickback.
The free app is compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad, but requires iOS 4.3 or later. It's available for Android as well.
Now that you've made all those purchases, it's time to show them off! Pose is a social media app that allows you to showcase your style.
Those Louboutins might hide behind your desk all day, but with Pose, your friends will still get to see them. Snap a photo and show your followers what you're wearing. If they like it, they'll click on the heart to show you the love. They can also use the app to buy your style. Imitation is the best form of flattery, right?
If you're unsure about your fashion choices, use Pose to test your outfit before wearing it out. Once your inbox is filled with compliments, your confidence will glow brighter than your fluorescent gown.
The free app is compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad, but requires iOS 5.0 or later. It is available for Android as well.
--Written by Katie Roof in New York.