GroceryServer and ZipList have bridged the gap between the store circular and the web. They’ve linked local and national grocery deals to the shopping list stored on your phone and created a hyperlocal marketing platform that benefits the farmers’ market as well as Whole Foods.
Groupon is reportedly testing out its own Square-like mobile payment service. It’s a sign that local deals and loyalty providers are increasingly looking at adding mobile payments services to help build out their tool set for merchants and retailers.
The company, one of the first of its kind to use NFC for coupon redemption, already has operations in Europe and South-East Asia but has just attracted a seven-figure sum to expand further
Google just updated its Google Shopper app for the iPhone with Google Offers purchasing and subscriptions. It’s the latest in a string of updates for Google’s iOS products, but each just does a better job of illustrating what we won’t see crossover from Android.
The most recent MacUpdate bundle boasts 11 titles for $49.99, including one of the best diagnostic tools money can buy for your Mac, a terrific email client for power users, and a classic RPG for Mac users with Skyrim envy, just in time for the holidays.
Facebook’s big bid to take on Groupon and other deal sites is coming to an end, at least for now. The company said in a statement to Reuters that it is killing Deals in the coming weeks after four months of testing.
Phone app The Heist has been sitting pretty at the top of the App Store charts basically since its release last week. In that time, it’s seen over 500,000 downloads, and racked up $300,000 in revenue for its developers, making it a blockbuster by any measure.
MacHeist and tap tap tap Tuesday released The Heist, an iPhone puzzle app that provides a real-world reward. The app is a huge success so far, topping the U.S. paid charts. So how did the app come about, and why is it doing so well?
Facebook is planning to roll out a new version of its Deals feature soon, and the fact that this Groupon-style service will be integrated directly into a user’s news feed will make it even more obvious that Groupon and its competitors aren’t really all that social.
A new report documents exactly how the technology industry is shaking off the financial crisis — with the number of deals taking place increasing dramatically over the past 12 months, even as the average value of buyouts decreases.
A few days ago, Charles pointed out the great FusionAds Holiday Bundle deal on software for your Mac. If web design isn’t your bag, here are a few other Mac software bundles available right now that you may be interested in checking out.
Is an iPhone 4 on your holiday wish list? If yes, RadioShack has an attractive deal starting Saturday, Dec. 4. You instantly save $50 on the iPhone 4 and 3GS, but with trade-ins on your old device, that could climb as high as $175.
Apple’s own Black Friday deals never seem to be that impressive, but this one from T.J. Maxx and Marshalls is sure to attract consumer attention. The retailers are going to be offering the 16GB Wi-Fi version of Apple’s iPad for only $399 during the holiday weekend.
Last year, MacGraPhoto offered seven Mac graphics app for cheap. This year, MacGraPhoto 2 is offering nine apps for the price of one. It may be one of the last times bundles like this appear, with the imminent arrival of the Mac App Store.
Not a moment too soon, Apple confirmed rumors by releasing a new Back-to-School promo today. When you buy a Mac, (MacBook/Pro/Air, iMac,…