1. wengleha's Avatar
    Wasn't there an app on a commercial that showed where you could take a picture of a barcode or pricetag and it would bring up the same item at several different retailers? Was out shopping for appliances and this would be amazing - not sure if this exists or if I was dreaming. Any help?
    07-27-2009 12:03 PM
  2. chuwy75's Avatar
    Yes, you are not crazy, I heard the same thing, although I'm not sure if that exist. What I'm sure that you may like is an app called "barcodescan". Basically I does what you are looking for only you have to type the number that is in the bar code. Hope this helps
    07-28-2009 01:12 AM
  3. sawf's Avatar
    I believe the one on the commercial was SnapTell, which allows you to take a picture of the cover of a book, DVD, or video game, and it will tell you the prices from different retailers on the internet. I dont think that would help you with the appliances, though.
    07-28-2009 02:40 AM
  4. wengleha's Avatar
    The commercial I am referring to I believe they were taking a picture of a riding lawnmower and it brought up prices of other retailers - maybe it wasn't for the iPhone but I was almost certain it was.
    07-28-2009 09:53 AM
  5. Badshah's Avatar
    I use the SnapTell program. As was stated, it is for movies, books and CDs. However, it is advertised as being based on American items (movies, music, etc...). I've tested it on Japanese and Indian and it worked perfectly. So, it's a pretty useful product only not what you had in mind.

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    Last edited by Badshah; 07-30-2009 at 01:19 PM.
    07-28-2009 10:13 AM
  6. HabsFan's Avatar
    Try Cyclops. Its a free app that lets you take a pic of the UPC. It then decodes what the product is and will tell you the price on Amazon. It only works with the 3Gs camera though.

    I used it a few times and it does work, but I find it faster/easier to just use the Amazon app and search for the product name. If it searched more stores it would be better.
    07-28-2009 10:15 AM
  7. rr4him's Avatar
    Try Relaser in the app store. It supposedly will scan the barcode, not take a picture. Haven't used it myself..let us know how it works!
    07-28-2009 11:03 AM
  8. jamesus's Avatar
    Try Cyclops. Its a free app that lets you take a pic of the UPC. It then decodes what the product is and will tell you the price on Amazon. It only works with the 3Gs camera though.

    I used it a few times and it does work, but I find it faster/easier to just use the Amazon app and search for the product name. If it searched more stores it would be better.
    Thanks for the suggestion!
    Try Relaser in the app store. It supposedly will scan the barcode, not take a picture. Haven't used it myself..let us know how it works!
    Wasn't able to find Relaser in the app store...
    07-28-2009 03:11 PM
  9. HabsFan's Avatar
    Thanks for the suggestion!

    Wasn't able to find Relaser in the app store...
    I think they meant Redlaser. It is a paid app and judging from the reviews is buggy. Might want to wait till they update it.
    07-28-2009 03:59 PM
  10. jonesyvoor's Avatar
    RedLaser works well in theory but it only finds the product about 20% of the time. When it does, it's pretty cool and does exactly what you describe.

    Shopsavvy for Android does the same thing apparently almost to perfect. They have a Twitter page and I know they have been trying to submit an app for Iphone but ran into a snag of some sort.
    08-02-2009 10:39 PM
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  21. Fausty82's Avatar
    Burma Shave.

    (if you don't get it, you're too young!)
    08-13-2010 11:01 AM
  22. Ariyala's Avatar
    Wasn't there an app on a commercial that showed where you could take a picture of a barcode or pricetag and it would bring up the same item at several different retailers? Was out shopping for appliances and this would be amazing - not sure if this exists or if I was dreaming. Any help?
    If you're wanting to watch the commercial again & see exactly what they showed, look at this....

    Apple - iPhone 4 - Video calls, multitasking, HD video, and more

    Directly below the main picture, there's a little link "Watch the new TV adds" Click on that, and there ya go!!
    08-13-2010 02:26 PM
  23. SimplySkwared's Avatar
    Redlaser.

    I use it and it works most of the time for me. I think it depends on the product you are trying to find.
    08-15-2010 10:53 AM
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