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Author Topic: Bargain Watch software?  (Read 2447 times)

MilesAhead

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Bargain Watch software?
« on: May 17, 2015, 11:30 AM »
Does anyone know of a "bargain watch" software?  I find myself searching every day for giveaways for particular software applications.  Naturally it occurs to me how cool it would be if one could just specify a list of software with minimum version numbers and get an email when something on the list is available for free.  Pperhaps even an email with a different subject line if it is only a discount for the item.  It would save a lot of looking around.  Not to mention avoiding expired giveaways.


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Re: Bargain Watch software?
« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2015, 07:14 PM »
You could create an account at OzBargain and then set to receive emails in the category you're interested in.

Since a lot of them trawl other software websites looking for bargains then post them there, you could think of it as a bargain aggregator.

There might be a similar site in other countries.

Otherwise I've used Google Alerts in the past to keep watch for a particular piece of hardware being on sale.

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Re: Bargain Watch software?
« Reply #2 on: May 18, 2015, 05:31 AM »
Thanks for the suggestions.  :)

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Re: Bargain Watch software?
« Reply #3 on: May 18, 2015, 04:28 PM »
Specifically for video games:

Is there any deal?

MilesAhead

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Re: Bargain Watch software?
« Reply #4 on: May 18, 2015, 04:34 PM »

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Re: Bargain Watch software?
« Reply #5 on: September 14, 2015, 03:52 PM »
I'm a huge fan of CamelCamelCamel which can be used with Amazon.com to notify you when things drop in price: http://www.donationc...ndex.php?topic=30669

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Re: Bargain Watch software?
« Reply #6 on: September 14, 2015, 04:35 PM »
Dealzon.com is good for gaming and tech stuff. Again, it's a bargain aggregator.

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Re: Bargain Watch software?
« Reply #7 on: September 14, 2015, 04:37 PM »
I'm a huge fan of CamelCamelCamel which can be used with Amazon.com to notify you when things drop in price: http://www.donationc...ndex.php?topic=30669

Yeah.  The guy who teaches Computer Repair I at the college recommended it and demonstrated usage.  Apparently you can go back several years and track the price history of an item.