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Tech That Saves Us Time & Money
Technology was designed to make life easier. But with so many apps, gadgets and services out there promising to save consumers time and money, it’s difficult to know which ones live up to the expectation, and which ones are a waste of time.
Advanced Technology Services identified the top technological game changers that save consumers the most time out of their days and keeps the most money in their pockets. When it comes to shopping, the best time and money-saving technologies are digital coupons and discounters like Lifebooker and Groupon.
If shoppers are looking to save big on clothing, the best time and money saving option is to shop via curated clothing services like Bombfell, Trunk Club, Le Tote and Stitch Fix. These services curate outfits and send them right to a person’s door without any travel time or browsing through in-store racks.
There’s no question that meal delivery services are a big time saver. But the technology that offers the biggest saving in both categories are automated food delivery services like Driftaway Coffee, Wine of the Month Club, and Butcherbox which curate and send specialty foods right to a shopper’s front door.
When looking to save big on travel, property rental services like Airbnb and HomeAway offer the most bang for your buck and require the least shopping around time. These open marketplaces with user reviews give consumers a look into reduced priced accommodations all on one platform.
Not all gadgets and tools are created equally. Advanced Technology Services found that surge protectors say consumers the most money and avoid potentially expensive electrical disasters, but the biggest overall time and money saving gadget is the reusable, filtered water bottles made by companies like Bobble, CamelBak, Brita and Kor Nava. When comparing the cost of an individual water bottle to the cost of a filtered at-home glass, the difference is exponential!
Ultimately, time is money. Tech saves us both. Technology has disrupted nearly every industry, from transportation to retail. While these standout companies are reinventing the customer experience with tech, next-gen disruptors are already making tomorrow’s industries more efficient and affordable than ever. Check out the infographic below for more information!
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