Grocery Helper

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    Grocery Helper

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    Published: 2013-02-06, by .

    Grocery Helper - Lite allows you to design your own shopping list

    • Useful
    • Lots of categories
    • UI
    • No brands, no item's photos

    "Smart shopping list"

    It's time to forget paper and pencil. Shopping list now are smart, since they could be design and viewed from your mobile device. This is the purpose of Grocery Helper. A simple tool to generate shopping list at your whim.

    First off, you have to select among all the categories those items you want to buy. Then, you unit must be selected (g, gallons, can, case, etc) as well as the quantity. You also can choose the store where you're going to buy it. By default there are 4: Costco, Sams Club, Walmart and Whole Food. You cannot set the place if you don't want it. Repeat this process with all the items you want to buy. In case there isn't a category or an item in the default list, you can easily add it. Finally, several several shopping list can be created, sorting them by issues, for instance. Lists can be edited at any time, even after generated.

    The idea behind this app is really useful. The interface isn't as intuitive as expected. It should be more visual, easy to handle, including photos as well as brand's names.

    Grocery Helper has been developed by DoNetIdeas, an emerging developer focused on smart apps that make our day-by-day easier.

    Tags: grocery helper , grocery store helper , supermaket helper , groceryhelper ap

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    by Manu , Appszoom

    Feb 06, 2013


    Grocery Helper helps you easily manage your groceries and shopping list. Key features include:

    * Pre-loaded grocery lists include hundreds of common items. You can easily customize them to your needs
    * Inventory level icons give you visualized indication of how much each item is left
    * Doing inventory is so simple. You just click on the icon and choose the level from a popup
    * Generate/update shopping list from inventory list by one click
    * Update inventory lists from shopping list after you are done shopping
    * Mass change allows you to edit multiple items quickly
    * Group by location or store to make checking inventory and shopping easier
    * Sync/backup data to DotNetIdeas' cloud server.
    * Share lists between devices and users.(sync provider is required)
    * Online list editor allows you to edit your list from desktop computer(sync provider is required)

    When you upgrade from lite to full version, you don't need to re-enter your data. They will be automatically loaded into the full version.

    ***** Important Notes (5/4/2015) *******
    Due to storage security changes in Android KitKat+, lists are stored in external storage which is private to this app since v2.0.0. They will no longer be visible to the user. They will be automatically deleted when you uninstall the app. You must use "Backup and Restore" to recover your lists if you need to un-install/re-install the app or upgrade from lite to full version.

    Previous release notes:
    5/14/2015 - V2.0.1
    Fix inventory and shopping panel display issue in Android 2.3.3
    Ignore case when search items
    Add price history icon in shopping list
    Fix saving issue before syncing (full version)
    Other bug fixes and improvement

    5/4/2015 - V2.0.0
    Add expiration date
    Add quick access buttons
    Change data storage location to application own storage
    Add local "Backup and Restore"
    Fix shop quantity display issue when there is no store selected
    Allow auto-sync when leaving list view(full version)
    Other bug fixes and improvement

    12/5/2014 - V1.3.1
    Fix "Force close" issue when click on category or item
    Add mass change category
    Other minor improvement

    6/26/2014 - V1.3.0
    Fix bug with saving metadata from main menu view
    Use expandable panel when checking off items and edit inventory(Users can switch back in "Settings" if they prefer old popup dialog)
    Allow user to check low stock items at once
    Allow user to open shopping list grouped items by stores as default setting
    Other improvement and bug fixes

    4/15/2014 - Version 1.2.2
    Fix bug in syncing multiple lists(full version)
    Other minor improvement

    3/11/2014 - V 1.2.1
    Fix "Force Close" issue with checking off items in Group by Store/Location mode

    2/17/2014 - V 1.2.0
    Separate drag/drop re-ordering to its own mode. It is under "Sort Manually" now
    Recompile for latest Android OS
    Allow user to choose dark or light theme(Android 3.0+ and full version only)
    Other bug fixes

    2/12/2013 - V1.1.5
    Fix unit disappearing issue when click on inventory level to edit quantity

    2/8/2013 - V1.1.4
    Fix list saving issue when notes for items have apostrophe
    Remove network access in full version
    Fix price display issue

    5/9/2012 - V1.1.3
    Fix "Force Close" bug when check off items in group by store/location
    Fix list renaming issue

    12/27/2011 - Version 1.1.1
    • Minor bug fixes

    10/12/2011 V1.0.1
    Fix "Force Close" and other minor bugs

    12/16/2011 - Version 1.1.0
    • Fix store display issue when sending shopping list
    • Allow sending list as text message
    • Other minor bug fixes and improvement

    Full version only. Separate purchase of  GroceryHelperSyncProvider is required)
    • Sync and backup lists to server
    • Share lists between users

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