Yes, Virginia, even on Boxing Daythere is an app for that.

Once again, Future Shop‘s Boxing Day Sale will happen on Christmas Eve at 8p EST.  This year, you won’t be tethered to a computer while the rest of the family is gathering, you can get everything done on your smart phone.

So if you’re wanting to take advantage of sick savings, get the Future Shop iPhone app and become familiar with how it works so you can elbow your way through the online crowds with ease.  If you’re not on an iPhone, no worries – FutureShop.ca‘s mobile site has just been rejigged for a better experience.

Here are some of the pro tips to get you ready for Boxing Day:

Familiarize yourself with the site/app. Open an online shopping account and do a test run so you can see how the system works.  You can abort the purchase right before the end, but o through to make sure you have all the info the site needs.  There’s a great breakdown of the Future Shop app with screenshots and tips and complete directions.

Charge your batteries, check your signal. Make sure your phone is fully charged and you’re either on a strong WiFi network or you have full bars from wherever it is you’re going to be doing your shopping.

Get social.  If you’re on Twitter or Facebook, follow or like the Future Shop accounts to get more inside advice and help on the fly.

Have a list. Check it twice.  A lot of the Boxing Day flyers have already been released.  Price compare, find your best deal and read the reviews of the items to make sure it’s what you want.

How big is the Future Shop Boxing Day Sale?  Check out these appetizers:

  • Denon 945 watt 7.2 Multi-Zone Receiver, $449.99 (Savings of $550). Web only
  • Monster Turbine Pro in-ear headphones, $99.99 (Savings of $300). Web only
  • Frigidaire Front Load Laundry Pair (white), $599.98 (savings of $400)
  • Bosch Built-In Dishwasher, $499.99 (savings of $450)
  • BlueAnt S4 Speakerphone (voice activated), $59.99 (savings of $60)
  • BlackBerry 16GB PlayBook with Wi-Fi, $199.99 (savings of $200)
  • HP 15.6″ AMD Dual Core C-50 Laptop, $299.99 (savings of $100)
  • Canon Rebel T3 Camera Bundle, $699.99 (savings of $350)
  • Monster Beats Studio By Dr. Dre Headphones, $229.99 (savings of $120)
  • Panasonic 60″ 1080p 600Hz Plasma Smart TV (TCP60S30), $999.99 (savings of $500)
  • LG 55″ LV4400 LED TV, $999.99 (savings of $250)
  • Sharp 42″ LCD TV (LC42D69), $399.99 (savings of $150)
  • Energy Reference Connoisseur 4-Way Tower Speakers (RC-70) – Black, pair, $999.99 (savings of $1,500)
  • Pioneer 7.2 Channel Network Receiver (VSX-1326-K), $749.99 (savings of $750)

You can see the full flyer online today.

If the thought of Boxing Day shopping on Christmas Eve doesn’t really getting you excited, you can still go old school.  Future Shop stores, in most provinces, open at 6a on Monday.

buzz bishop future shop tech blogThis post was originally published at The Future Shop Tech Blog.

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