If you want to avoid the chaos and commotion of Black Friday, you can finish all your holiday shopping on Cyber Monday, and right from the comfort of your iPhone and iPad . All you need are the best iPhone apps and best iPad apps for online shopping. From making lists, to price comparisons, to getting the deal, to tracking the package, they're your key to a successful Cyber Monday!
Amazon has announced that its PickUp service has expanded to include more than 10,000 Post Offices across the UK, boosting the number of supported locations to over 16,000. Rather than relying on couriers, customers can opt for Royal Mail's Local Collect to have their packages delivered to a nearby location where they can conveniently pick up the order without hassle.
Looking to stock up on some memory? You may want to check out Amazon's deal of the day, which includes heavy discounts on Sony's memory products. The retailer has microSD cards, SD cards, and USB drives discounted by as much as 83 percent.
Amazon is continuing to add features to its $99-a-year Amazon Prime subscription service. Today, those same Prime members can store an unlimited amount of full resolution images on a cloud account with the new Prime Photos.
Amazon UK has today announced a new same-day collection service, available free for Prime subscribers. The online retail giant will allow Prime members to have a package delivered to a chosen collection point within 12 hours, part of its Click & Collect service. If you're not a Prime member, you'll have to part with £4.99 for the luxury.
After launching its payment gateway in the US last year, Amazon is bringing the feature to Indian retailers. Through the service, customers will be able to pay for digital goods on several merchant sites using credit card information stored within their Amazon accounts.
Today iOS 8 launches, and along with it, a whoooooole bunch of apps are being updated to support the new software. It's a veritable avalanche of updates, but we're going to dig up the very best ones for you. Give us a shout in the comments if you find any more!
It's hard to keep track of what's coming from where with all of these apps getting updated for iOS 8, but we're starting to sort out which ones are getting which features. Here's a batch of the ones in the App Store that are using Touch ID. Be sure to read our deep dive into Touch ID in iOS 8 to see how the feature came to be. After that, start digging into the apps below, and drop us a line in the comments if you're spotting anything freshly updated with Touch ID features in the comments.
Amazon is taking on Square and PayPal by launching its own mobile card reader, called Amazon Local Register. Although the ecommerce giant hasn't announced the mobile card reader yet, there is a dedicated section for the product on Amazon's site (where it is available for $10), and a YouTube introduction video highlighting its features.