Shoppers exhausted from running around looking for the best prices on holiday gifts can rely on high-tech gadgets to help them save money.

The technology makes bargain hunting simple and accurate and puts comparison shopping at your fingertips.

The smartphone app Red Laser scans the bar code and shows other stores where the product is available and the price difference.

The app shows other stores and also where the product can be purchased online.

Some customers said a difference of a few dollars isn’t worth it.

Others said a discount is well worth traveling.

“The convenience of it when you’re shopping and get the lower price,” said one shopper.

ZingSale is an online site that allows shoppers to hunt for bargains at home. It works by allowing shoppers to set up alerts that tell you when your holiday wish list items go on sale.


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