Best apps for mom on Mother’s Day

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So you got your mom an Android phone or tablet for Mother’s Day.  First of all, congratulations on officially becoming the favorite child. Secondly, you are gonna have to fill that device with great apps for your mother to enjoy (you’re gonna be setting it up for her anyway, so why ...

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50 Android apps you must install before the world ends

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Get the most out of your Android phone or tablet with these essential apps and games.

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In Brief: Other Android stuff worth knowing (Oct 5)

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In Brief is a compilation of notifications, rumors, and Android-related news tidbits which, for whatever reason, did not end up with a post of its own on AndroidGuys.  These are things that we still feel are worth knowing, even if in a passing manner.  Consider it a grab-bag of Android goodies. ...

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ShopSavvy follows Google, releases a wallet service

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If you’ve been interested in Google Wallet and other similar apps, Shopsavvy has just updated to version 5.0, and they’ve added a wallet feature to the already popular app. The name, however, is abit misleading because as Alexander Muse points out here, saying “Google Wallet ...

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ShopSavvy knows what Santa is bringing you this year

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The developers look at more than 8 million scans to determine the top gifts of 2011.

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Best Test the New ShopSavvy for Android

Big in Japan is set to release a new version of their immensely popular ShopSavvy application into the Android Market next.  If you’re one of those folks who just can’t wait to try new things out, you can grab the beta version today.  Note that this is not a final release and that ...

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ShopSavvy Spotted on 142 Android Devices, 239 Firmware Versions, and Few BlackBerry Models

Big in Japan recently shared some statistics that put their ShopSavvy app on more than 140 Android phones and a trio of BlackBerry phones. Yep - an Android app on a RIM device. Sounds familiar, no?

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Beta Test This: ShopSavvy 4

Most of us use some sort of barcode scanner on our Android phone.  Barcode Scanner, Google Goggles, and ShopSavvy are the top three available in the Android Market. According to ShopSavvy, “If you would like to help us out AND you have a newer Android phone like an Evo, Nexus One, ...

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Big in Japan Understands “Legacy”, Releases ShopSavvy Classic

This is exactly what legacy is meant to be.  Big in Japan, makers of the ever-awesome Shop Savvy application for Android, have released a “Classic” version of their app.  This means you guys running older versions of Android can still take advantage of the price comparison and ...

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Become a Savvy Shopper with ShopSavvy

I love to shop and, really, what AndroidGal doesn’t??  With today’s economy, saving money is important and comparison shopping is a great way to do it.  Unfortunately, comparison shopping also means spending a lot of time doing tedious research to find that great price. That is why ...

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Big in Japan (ShopSavvy) Feeling the EVO 4G Effect

Qik is not the only company feeling the effects of the EVO 4G and its massive sales figures.  ShopSavvy developers Big in Japan are reporting similar workloads and finding that some of their retailers are “not fairing as well under the load.”  That’s a great thing for them as ...

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Is aTrackDog a Flawed App?

There’s an app that’s been around in the Android Market that is designed to check your installed apps and inform you if there’s a new version.  While most applications check themselves for updates either automatically or manually, it is nice to have one singular place to ...

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Podcast 002: Interview with Rylan Barnes of ShopSavvy

Scott recently had a chance to speak with Rylan Barnes, one of the top members of Big in Japan.  If you’re not familiar with them, you might know their Android application ShopSavvy.  One of the most popular apps in the Android Market, it has seen thousands of downloads, saving people ...

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CompareEverywhere Comes Out on Top in First Battle of Barcode Readers

I've spent the last 3 days playing with each of the barcode scanning applications from the Android Market. While each has their own unique features, it's CompareEverywhere that comes with more that I need and want.

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