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Your Browser And Computer Influences What You Pay Online

Sunday, June 16, 2013 - 9:26 AM
This is an old show note from Clark Howard, but it’s still has some useful tips for online shopping. Here are some excerpts:
The New York Times  reports shoppers are getting widely different prices based on whether they use Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, or Safari.

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Meanwhile, Mac users could be paying a higher rate for hotel rooms on Orbitz.

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The best way for you to stay one step ahead of online retailers who are manipulating price is to use technology to fight back.

If you want an easy way to see if a quoted price is a deal or not, you can compare prices on websites like Decide.com or ShopoBot.com, or use a browser bookmarklet such as Hukkster.

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