New Ibotta Offers Available


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If you are not yet saving with ibotta and have an iphone or an Android you are leaving money on the table. ibotta is simple to use! The best part about it is that you can use manufacturer coupons at the store on the items you are purchasing and then come home and redeem the items for extra savings that can be transferred into your paypal account! Each item on the app will have a dollar amount assigned to it. You can earn savings by watching videos, learning a fact about the product or taking a … [Read more...]

New Ibotta Users Earn $10 for Free


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If you are not yet saving with ibotta and have an iphone or an Android you are leaving money on the table. ibotta is simple to use!  Right now for new users if you sign up you can earn an extra $10 if you redeem 5 offers within 2 weeks of registering for the ibotta app. The best part about it is that you can use manufacturer coupons at the store on the items you are purchasing and then come home and redeem the items for extra savings that can be transferred into your paypal account! Each item on … [Read more...]

Save 25% At American Eagle & Aerie With Shopkick


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Well, here's cause for some celebration. If you have Shopkick, you can use the app to score 25% off your entire purchase, excluding clearance. There will be a mobile barcode inside the app that shoppers can use to get this great discount. The offer is good today, May 10 through Sunday, May 12. Not a part of Shopkick? Sign up! … [Read more...]

Free App Scores you Big Savings on Airfare!


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For a limited time, we have partnered with CheapOAir to give you this free download of their Android app: CheapOair Flight Search - The fastest way to book your flight. Search, compare and book cheap extensive multi-city flights fast. I have downloaded this bad boy and already booked my airfare to Chicago next month by using it. If you are planning on traveling this summer and have an Android phone or tablet. This app will get you airfare for cheaper than your hotel room! To get your … [Read more...]

App Review – GasBuddy


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GasBuddy App Review   With soaring gas prices and the volatility in gasoline prices. Apps like GasBuddy become more and more important especially when you travel. GasBuddy helps you: Find the cheapest gas on the go – for free! Locate gas stations near you and see their current gas prices. For every gas price reported, you’ll earn points towards our prize give-away. GasBuddy is a community of users working together to update gas prices. The GasBuddy App … [Read more...]

Earn Bigger With All New Shopkick


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Many times, you see us linking to Shopkick coupons in shopping trips, or alerting you of a hot deal when there is a mobile coupon offered. What's the deal with Shopkick? We touched on it briefly when we talked about how to earn money on your smartphone, but the app has undergone some serious updates over the last couple of months and there are some great changes. However, first things first. What is Shopkick? Shopkick is a mobile app for your smartphone - Android or iPhone. It's based on … [Read more...]

Java Security Flaw Repaired


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On January 11, 2013 it was announced that there was a major Java security flaw and it was actually recommended by the Department of Homeland Security that users should remove Java from their computers. By Monday Oracle Corp. had already released a new update addressing the concern. I'm not going to get into all the bells and whistles about Java, but try to keep this as to how it relates to couponing. Here is the NPR article that I am using as my primary reference and it goes into detail about … [Read more...]

How to Install Java


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When someone says Install Java what do you think of? As a couponer we all have a love/hate relationship with Java. I know once I see the SmartSource logo I expect to not get all my prints. Recently, Java has come under heavy scrutiny. Read my article 'Java Security Flaw Repaired' for more insight. Now that the flaw is repaired it is now time to do our civic duty and clean our computers of old Java files. 1. First open your 'Control Panel' and click 'Add/Remove Programs' or 'Programs' … [Read more...]

Microsoft DreamSpark


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Back in 2009, Bill Gates launched the Microsoft DreamSpark program as an investment in our future. By giving FREE access to the leading programming/server software Microsoft is allowing our youngest and brightest minds to not be prohibited by cost. "DreamSpark is a Microsoft Program that supports technical education by providing access to Microsoft software for learning, teaching and research purposes. DreamSpark helps educators teach the latest technologies and experiment in research. … [Read more...]

My Fitness Pal


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It has been nearly 3 weeks into the new year, how many of you are still working on your New Years resolutions? If your resolution was like a large majority of the population and you wanted to lose weight, have you been able to stick with your goals? I have a a *FREE* app for Android and iOS that will may make your life a whole lot simpler. My Fitness Pal is a calorie counter and diet tracker. As you enter your meals each day, My Fitness Pal provides a summary of the nutrients eaten and a calorie … [Read more...]

New ibotta Offers Available!


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If you are not yet saving with ibotta and have an iphone or an Android you are leaving money on the table. ibotta is simple to use! The best part about it is that you can use manufacturer coupons at the store on the items you are purchasing and then come home and redeem the items for extra savings that can be transferred into your paypal account! Each item on the app will have a dollar amount assigned to it. You can earn savings by watching videos, learning a fact about the product or taking a … [Read more...]

IOS 6 ‘Do Not Disturb’ Feature Not Working


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I am only doing this because a large portion of our traffic comes from iOS 6 and the iPhone. Have you noticed how after January 1, 2013 your 'Do Not Disturb' ios 6 feature has stopped working? I sure did, I thought it was a problem with my phone and that I was going to have to Restore it. Thankfully, as it turns out it's just a bug that will resolve itself on January 7, 2013. If your phones been going crazy on you for the past week, there is a good chance this might be … [Read more...]

New ibotta Offers Available!


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We have had a ton of new coupons drop today with the beginning of the month and we also have some new ibotta offers available! If you are not yet saving with ibotta you are leaving money on the table. I already see a few that I am plan on redeeming. It is very rare that you get soda savings! I have to tell you I love this free app. I have already earned $8.25 and they transfer it into your paypal account once you have a $5 minimum balance! It is so easy to redeem. ibotta is another way to … [Read more...]

iPhone/ Android Users Score $5 for Free with Ibotta


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Ibotta is a fun and easy way to earn $20 or more each time you go shopping! The more you use it, the better and more personalized your offers become. This program is not new but it is new for Android users. Right now if you sign up for Ibotta you get a free $5 bonus (new users). All you have to do is complete your first action and the bonus is yours! You can earn money by watching videos, learning facts about a product, sharing on facebook and more. Before you go shopping, check out all … [Read more...]

Neat Receipts Review and Giveaway


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I am a receipt keeper, and they seem to be taking over the house. Seriously, my box of receipts is a hot mess! Recently I was lucky enough to receive a Neat Receipts mobile scanner to review. Neat has also graciously offered to give one away to one of our lucky readers. We will tell you how you can try to win one at the end of the post, but first let me tell you WHY you want one. What Came In The Box Neat Receipts Mobile Scanner w/ USB Cable Neat 5 Software Installation Disc Bonus PDF … [Read more...]

Talking Nerdy- Kindle App


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One of my favorite and most used apps is the free Kindle App. I'm a big reader and while I love the iPhone/iPad bookstore reader, I find some great deals on books through Amazon. The Kindle App is very comparable to the reader on the iPhone/iPad. The App Allows You To Bookmark Page Highlight Text Get Definitions of Words Search The Book For Words or Phrases Change Page Color To White, Black or Sepia Adjust Brightness of Page Adjust Text Size The Kindle App is available on the … [Read more...]

Talking Nerdy- How do you get your spreadsheet on the iPad?


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This has to be one of the questions I get asked the most. I do all of my shopping trips on a spreadsheet. I like to update my prices while in the store. I find this much easier. I also use my spreadsheets to keep a price list. It's easier just to copy and paste the lines into my price book. Having my iPad with me in the store has simplified the process. I do have a bluetooth keyboard case for my iPad (thanks hubby for talking me into getting it) but I still like to do my spreadsheets on my … [Read more...]

Talking Nerdy- Scr.app.bk House Inventory App


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I've been saying for a while that I needed to do a home inventory. I had a friend lose everything in a house fire and saw first hand what she had to go through to get the most she could on her claim. My friend had to list EVERYTHING in her house in order to be reimbursed from her insurance company.  I always thought that if we had a hurricane or something of that nature I could just list the items as we were throwing them out.  But if you have nothing but ashes how do you inventory that.  It's … [Read more...]

Talking Nerdy- How do you print coupons from your iPhone/iPad/iPod?


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This is another question I get a lot- how do you print coupons from your iPhone/iPad/iPod? I always print my coupons from the coupon-wizards.com links on my laptop or desktop first. Reason being is that the site gets revenue from these prints and it is a way to support all the free things it offers without costing me a cent. Also I don't print a lot of internet printables. I follow David's suggestion of printing only high dollar coupons. I also print coupons for brands my family prefers. Now … [Read more...]

Talking Nerdy- TGI Black Friday App for iPhone or Android


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Well ladies and gentlemen it is getting close to that time again...BLACK FRIDAY! I know for some it is the happiest day of the year and for some it is a 4 letter word. For me it's a joyous occasion! I love Black Friday Shopping and want to know the deals as early as possible. Last year I used the TGI BlackFriday app and LOVED it. Bonus - it's FREE and available for iPhone or Android. I started getting leaks on sometime at the end of October or beginning of November. You can browse by store, … [Read more...]