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This week rings the start of the holiday season and the shopping ordeal that comes with it. From Black Friday to Cyber Monday to the Christmas presents, everyone will be running around against the clock trying to find the best deals and gift items.

Last year, we covered some great apps for last-minute holiday shopping, but as Android grew and garnered more apps over the past twelve months, many new and cool contenders rose up, so it’s time we added more apps to that list.

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While there are apps we can’t live without, there are others that exist to simply entertain and delight the senses. Such is the case with apps for beauty, fashion and shopping. If you’re into any of these and own an Android device, then this article is for you. In this roundup, we picked out ten excellent fashion apps to match your personal style.

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It’s Holidays Week here at Android.Appstorm! We will dedicate our time this week to bring you the best apps for the year-end festivities. From gift shopping to games, cooking and hosting, managing your to-dos, decorating your phone, it will all be about spreading the cheer and reducing the stress of the Holidays season.

A big factor in the modern day holiday period is shopping for gifts. With Christmas, Hanukkah and the New Year’s fast approaching, it’s likely that those of you buying gifts will have many of them sorted by now. However, thanks to the Internet, we all have a big communal marketplace to buy last-minute impulse gifts before the big day arrives.

In this roundup, we’re going to take a look at some of the apps you can grab to make that last minute gift purchase.

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There are countless ways in which you can stay in touch with your partner – SMS, email, Facebook and phone calls – but all of these have their limitations. Text messages are limited to text, social networks are too public and phone calls are not always practical.

Avocado provides couples with a means of staying connected, creating what is essentially a private network that can be used to send messages, photos and share lists. This is a simple but surprisingly versatile app and we take a look to put it through its paces.

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Most of us struggle with keeping our busy lives organized, especially if you throw a family into the mix. That is why there are so many apps in the Play Store that deal with personal organization – but it’s hard to weed through them all to find true help. When all the dust has settled, Cozi is one Android app that’s left as a real winner.

Organization requires three separate tools: a calendar, a to-do list, and a shopping list. They are all needed in our every day life and it’d be nice if they all worked together in tandem, and worked for the whole team (or family). Cozi is all of these tools in one convenient app, and they’ve included a journal to boot…

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With so many different smartphones available, how do you decide which one is right for you? The hot features boil down to internet, camera, email, and social, so if you enjoy anything connected to a social media site chances are you’re probably eyeing a smartphone. Digital cameras and GPS devices will be phased out if smartphones keep improving at their current rate.

Even after you’ve decided what you want from a mobile, the choice still isn’t clear. In this post, I’ll give you my thoughts on what’s out there.

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A new technology has emerged that allows shopping centers to track your location. This is achieved by receivers monitoring the keep-alive signal your phone sends to mobile phone masts; these receivers can apparently pinpoint you to within two meters.

The system is currently being used to record shopping habits, popular routes around shopping centres, and so on. Despite the data being collected anonymously, would you feel like this is an invasion of your privacy?

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I’m always looking for a good way to save money; usually it’s on the web, with one of the of many web apps and sites I use to find deals. However, within the last couple of years, location-based mobile apps have become all the rage. Luckily for us, a lot of these apps are geared towards getting us to visit businesses when we are near them, and the best way to do that is to offer discounts or other deals!  Below are nine apps that can help you get the best discounts, in your area and beyond.

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With the price of gas reaching four dollars a gallon in some places across the United States, everyone could use some savings at the pump. For Android users on versions 1.4 and up, finally there is a solution!

GasBuddy is a free, community driven gas price application with a simple goal: it helps you find the cheapest gas prices in your area. This in-depth review will teach you all about what GasBuddy offers and why it should have a place in your app drawer.

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Shopping can be tricky. Since products can be bought online and in stores, finding the best deal can be time consuming. That’s why there are several barcode scanning applications on the Android marketplace and we have rounded up five of the best.
Each application has a primitive barcode scanning function but some offer additional searching options including online and store pricing.

To see which app is best suited for your bargain hunting needs, read on…

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