The Apps You Need To Ace Black Friday

Black Friday 2018

Most Irish people don’t go in for Thanksgiving – we usually wait until December to stuff a turkey! But Black Friday is a tradition we can get behind, and the same goes for Cyber Monday too. In fact, this year Virgin Media is getting right into the spirit; so much so that we’re painting the next week red! From Thursday November 15th to Monday 26th, there’s a whole host of offers on everything from free Smart TVs when you buy a bundle including TV, broadband and home phone, to incredible offers on handsets with Virgin Mobile; click here to check out some of the awesome deals!


Once you’ve sewn up a red-hot bargain, you’ll probably want to keep the spree going, so we’ve picked out some handy apps to make sure you slay your shopping. Whether killing it in the queues or cashing in from your couch, grab your phone and make sure these gadgets are at your fingertips to make sure you make the most of the moment!




Available for Android and iOS

From making payments in-store without fumbling with cash or cards, to sending money around the world at the click of a button, splashing the cash has never been easier than with this tried and trusted service. Of course, it’s also a great way of receiving money – so if you have friends or family who might be amenable to funding your purchases, it works out pretty well too!




Available for Android and iOS

It’s been described as the most annoying alarm clock in the world, although we prefer to say it’s just effective! Whether forcing you to go take a picture in a pre-arranged spot in your house to turn it off, or throwing a testing maths question your way before it will stop ringing, there’s no doubt that using this bad boy will have you up and about every time – so there’ll be no excuses for being late for the best deals!




Available for Android and iOS

Standing in line not exactly your buzz? Look, we all have to do it from time to time – especially if rock bottom prices are the reward – and you won’t even have to deal with boredom with this must-have. Catching up on your favourite shows while you wait for the doors to open? That’s the sort of multi-tasking we like to see!




Available for Android and iOS OK, so you’ve gone a bit overboard. You’ve bought so much stuff that you don’t even know where to put it all – what next? Well, this useful number will help you to organise your bounty once you get home, keeping track of where everything is, what it cost, and even what warranties and product information you need; losing things will soon be a thing of the past…