It's that time again, where we at Free App Friday headquarters take a closer look at some of the more basic apps out there that are worth your time. Not unlike a fine IPA, just because they're smaller servings, doesn't mean they lack a punch.
It would seem that for every need, there's an app offering a solution. This week, two different developers are offering new solutions -- one aimed at creating mobile websites on the go, and another making it easier than ever for women to shop on the iPad.
If you've been using stores like Best Buy as your own personal showroom for turning right around and buying from Amazon, those same retailers may be stepping up efforts to get you to spend money with them instead.
Looks like WhitePages isn’t the only app hitting version 2.0 on Thursday -- eBay has just pushed out a major new upgrade of its existing iPad app that’s designed from the ground up for better search and the ability to revise seller listings.
This has happened to me too many times before: I buy a pair of shoes at full price one week, only to discover that they're 20% off a few days later. It's definitely what you'd call a "first world problem," but it's infuriating. I would have loved to save the $20 and put it toward a bag of groceries or, more frivolously, a belt to match those shoes. ShopAdvisor for your iPad can help you avoid these kind of situations by bookmarking the product you're looking for and alerting you when it falls below a certain price.