wpix: You've heard of the phrase, there's an app for that." Search and you'll find plenty of Black Friday apps for smartphones. We tried out TGI Black Friday and quickly found a great deal on a 40-inch Samsung flat-screen TV, right under $500 at Best Buy. To our surprise, when we went in to see if the deal was available today, it was! Maybe that's why it's the number three most popular free app for the iPhone.
A survey by a major marketing group says 59% of adult cellphone users in this country plan to use their phones to help them shop or plan holiday celebrations.
Next stop, Sports Authority to find some gifts for guys. An app named Dealtaker listed deals for a Wilson basketball, gold clubs and a ping-pong table.
While we were there, I got an alert on my iPhone from yet another app, BF Deals, telling me an online sale had just begun.
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