Consumer Reports launches iPhone app just in time for Christmas

It’s all about timing and Consumer Reports knows that. Hence, they are launching a new application for iPhone and iPod Touch users just in time for the holiday shopping season. Available for free at Apple’s AppStore, the application features expert tips and buying advice “aimed at helping shoppers make better purchasing decisions.”

The Consumer Reports iPhone app gives users instant access to consumer news, advice, and best buy information from the testers and editors in the following product areas – cars, electronics, money, home & garden, babies & kids, safety, health.

Commenting on the announcement, Consumer Reports’ Jerry Steinbrink said: “Consumer Reports continues its mission of providing expert, independent, buying advice to consumers in different forms of media. From print, to online, to mobile phones, and now on iPhones and the iPod Touch, putting Consumer Reports in the hands of consumers at the point of purchase will help them make better purchasing decisions.”

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