This application is a shopping buddy that uses a community database of products, i.e. one in which the quality of the data it contains depends on the good judgment of the users to enter good and valid information at the time of describing a new item.
In order to use the products database, the user must supply an e-mail address to which he(she) has access to and where the application will send an activation message to follow. User must have Internet access in his(her) mobile device to use this database.
User is also required to allow access to his(her) current location at the store he(she) is buying, in order to provide other users with pricing information that is geo-located.
Main features of application are:
– Keeps track at all times of the total amount spent, all items bought and the remaining budget.
– Scans products barcodes, and if it has already been stored in the database the application will bring back its name and last price.
– You can set a budget for your shopping trip.
– At any moment of your shopping trip you can just uncheck an item and see how much less you will spend.
– Function to search for price of a scanned item shows a map with markers which contain stores with price and date in configured radius of kilometers.
– Cart contents are stored in an Old Buys local file when a new shopping trip is triggered. Later, you can review those old buys and you can select one of them and make it the current one, in this way generating a buying list.
– Special function allows the user to search for deals in country/region, and see them. Application only checks for availability of this content for the location the user is when the user makes changes to the Settings, and enables/disables this menu option accordingly.
– All dates in ISO format, i.e. YYYY-MM-DD.
– Multi-lingual user interface, currently in English, Spanish, Portuguese and French.
As the technology is advancing to a great extent on a regular basis, it is evident that people would like to use convenient options to perform their regular tasks in an effective way. The concept of shopping has been changing for a long time now, as the current generation technology has provided an easy option to compare and to buy the product efficiently.
Scan barcodes – scanning barcodes have been highly convenient for most of the users in different parts of the world, as it helps to look for the right product in the market from time to time. Scanning barcodes could be highly beneficial, as it helps people to find the right product in a quick span of time. The shopin pal App has been highly useful for most of the users, who are especially looking out to buy some rare products on the online market, as the barcodes could help you easily locate the product.
Search based on the country and region - The reviewing option has been highly helpful for both customers and sellers, as it helps them to buy the product based on the requirement in an easy way. It is evident that not every product would be available in every country or region because of various reasons from time to time. The shopin pal has been helpful for most of the people in the world, as the app helps pole to locate products and its details efficiently based on location.
Set budget for the shopping – It is very much necessary for people to set a budget while shopping online, as there are a lot of eye-catching products available in an easy way. The budget setting option in the app provides an easy way for users to shop online without efficiently compromising on the budget. The budget restriction helps people to find alternative products, which can be used to work on the budget and to shop as many products as possible.
Real-time update on the shopping - Some of the shopping websites and applications provide users a quality platform to view the previous buyer's review and to compare different products easily. The real-time update on the shopping for the customers helps people to buy the useful product by keeping the criticisms in mind in an effective way. The real-time update while shopping online helps you to find the products and appropriate discounts in an efficient way.