Owning a smart phone or a wireless notebook keeps you in the loop, helps arrange your social life and provides plenty of entertainment. However, these devices now offer a variety of apps that can also benefit your bank balance. Whether it is products or assistance, check out this top 10 of money saving apps for some economical inspiration.
If you download this app, you can connect to other users over a Wi-Fi or 3G network for free. When you make a call or send a message simply go through the Viber interface, calls are clear and messages hit their target. Viber is available free, from iTunes or Google play.
MyVoucherCodes uses your location to flag up offers of interest. It can be clothing retailers with exclusive 20% discounts, or restaurants with a buy one get one free deal. Wherever you are, it’s great to make sure you’re not missing anything before setting out. MyVoucherCodes is available free, from iTunes or Google play.
A small but perfectly formed concept; 0870 converts those expensive premium rate numbers into tariff friendly 01 or 02 prefixed dial ups. Your phone then adds the call onto your allowance and you aren’t charged, simple. 0870 is available free from iTunes or Google play.
Cabfinder is a free taxi booking app allows its users access to a comprehensive list of UK licensed cabs and taxi companies. The app uses your location to keep its suggestions relevant and fresh, don’t ever be caught short again when you’re looking for the way home. Cabfinder is available free from iTunes, or Google play.
AA parking saves you the hassle of driving around a busy town centre getting more and more stressed. It will give you the exact location of available parking, taking into account the most reasonable rates. AA Parking is available for £1.99, from iTunes or Google play.
This app is another successful spin off from a webpage. You can learn about the best deals from the top five supermarkets and be sure of getting all the best offers. You can also scan products and use this information to find out the cheapest price available. Download mySupermarket at iTunes for free.
HotUKdeals established a web presence many years ago and have now branched out into the world of apps. Their huge following amongst money savers means they can send the hottest voucher codes, deals and tips, direct to your device in seconds. HotUKdeals is available free, from iTunes or Google play.
Field Agent asks you to perform small ‘mystery shopper’ type tasks for money, your wages are sent to your PayPal account. You might not want to go out of your way for a few pounds, but most jobs are very local and you may be headed there anyway. Field Agent is free on iTunes.
Not just another voucher finder, this all encompassing app has every area of your life covered. You can either use a product or postcode search, and everything from life insurance to white goods and holidays are available on offer. Also great for day to day purchases, vouchercloud is available free from iTunes or Google play.
Trapster is run by road users, for road users. Information is submitted on the location of speed cameras or other road related issues, and it is then communicated through a map on the app. Think of it as a safety and money saving device combined, available free through iTunes or Google play.
Apps are fast becoming the go-to solution for our hectic lifestyles, using them to save money ensures you still get the best deals and services, without having to hunt them down.
This post is courtesy of tech blogger Richard.