Google Shopper: Scan Books, DVDs, Video Games, Bar Codes & Get Prices

The Google Mobile Blog announced a neat new search app for Android named Google Shopper. You just point the app at books, CDs, DVDs, and video games, and barcodes and it will fetch the details of that product and give you the prices, stores, reviews and more about that product. I tested it out on my Nexus One and it worked out pretty nicely. I’ll share some images of my use below, but first, here is a video that explains how it works:

Here is me playing with Google Shopper:

The Book I Will Scan:

Google Shopper for Android

Google detecting the book cover:

Google Shopper for Android

Google finding a match:

Google Shopper for Android

Stores & Prices for this match:

Google Shopper for Android


Google Shopper for Android

My History:

Google Shopper for Android

Google Shopper for Android

Related Topics: Channel: Mobile | Google: Mobile


About The Author: is Search Engine Land's News Editor and owns RustyBrick, a NY based web consulting firm. He also runs Search Engine Roundtable, a popular search blog on very advanced SEM topics. Barry's personal blog is named Cartoon Barry and he can be followed on Twitter here. For more background information on Barry, see his full bio over here.

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