Sticker Shock app shows impact of rising food and gas prices

in Finance

[prMac.com] Spencerport, New York - Announcing that Asar Corporation, the developer of Sticker Shock, has released the latest update for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad users. When users enter the prices of products they buy, Sticker Shock 1.2 automatically tracks and graphs price changes, over time, to give them a more accurate depiction of how inflation impacts them, personally.

Rising grocery bills are a fact of life. Since rising prices are not advertised, and in fact are often intentionally hidden through package size reductions, it is difficult to determine exactly where these costs are coming from. With Sticker Shock users will gain awareness of exactly which prices are rising, how often, and by how much. By paying close attention to rising prices, users may be able to minimize their impact by purchasing less, switching brands, or finding other alternatives.

New for this update is enhanced social media integration. Users can now snap photos of gas price signs, price tags, or even the latest example of the ever-shrinking grocery product, and post directly to Facebook or Twitter. This new feature will help users share how prices are faring generally, and possibly raise awareness of how rising food and energy costs are personally impacting people across the country.

Features:
* Attractive and intuitive user interface
* Beautiful graphs, complete with larger landscape views
* Record new prices in seconds with just a couple taps
* Weight items in personal inflation rate by total consumption
* Track unit prices to outsmart package size reductions
* Share prices, inflation rates, and photos on Facebook and Twitter
* Explore app on first run with sample items and prices

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad
* iOS 4.2 or later
* 1.6 MB

Pricing and Availability:
Sticker Shock 1.2 is only $0.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Finance category.

Located in Spencerport NY, USA, Asar Corporation is a developer and publisher of Macintosh software since 1997. Copyright (C) 2012 Asar Corporation. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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