Black Friday Shopping Apps

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

(KTVI) – 147 million of you are hitting the stores this weekend, trying to get a jump on the holiday deals. Before you hit the mall, hit your smartphone with these handy apps.

1. "TGI Black Friday" (free)

Look at Black Friday ads from major retailers: Target, K-Mart, Best Buy, and many more.

2. "Giftmeister" (free)

Stumped on what to buy for some of the folks on your list?  Giftmeister helps you out.  Just answer a simple questionnaire about the person on your list (their age, gender, interests, price range) and the app will suggest gifts.

3. "Coupon Sherpa" for Apple and Android

It's a mobile coupon app with hundreds of "digital" coupons for stores like Kohls and Macy's. Simply hand your phone to the cashier, they scan the coupon on your phone.  No clipping needed.

4. “Red Laser" for Apple and Android

It's a bar-code scanning app that tells you how much an item is. It will also price match online retailers like Amazon.