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CNET News Video: Tech Minute: New shopping apps to save time

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CNET News Video: Tech Minute: New shopping apps to save time

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This year, there are six fewer shopping days between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Save yourself time and avoid the crowded malls by putting your mobile devices to work. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on two new shopping apps to help you find the perfect present.

If you're short on shopping time at [unk] style, downloading the free iPhone app bond is a must. From this app you can [unk] a well curated collection of guest categorized by price point under 50 bucks, you'll find candles and pocket squares or flick through the splurge category and pick up a leather skateboard of set of cufflinks. Sync the app with your calendar, birthdays and contacts and set reminders so you never forget to send a gift on time. But what really sets this app apart from hundreds of other shopping app is the ability to send a handwritten note with your purchase. Another great free shopping app that offers a wide variety of gifts is from tab.com. The app offers all the same design or products that you'll find on the website but now accessible on the go. New products and categories are added daily. And finally keep track of your gift shopping with the $2.99 app gift plan. Lets your family and friends keep track of ideas and purchases and never be late on sending that special gift. In San Francisco, I'm Kara Tsuboi, CNET.com for CBS News.
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