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Tesco Pocket Shopper

A little piece of history for you:

You probably think that mobile apps appeared soon after iPhone’s launch back in 2007?

Actually… Tesco created its first mobile app back in… 2002!

Tesco Pocket Shopper was a complete guide to selecting and ordering your Tesco online groceries which you could use offline, then go online to upload your order.

Here’s what it looked like:


Tesco Pocket Shopper
tesci Pocket Shopper notepad

You remember the Compaq iPaq? – that was our target ‘pocket pc’ back in 2001 when development started.

Articles from back to 2001:

https://econsultancy.com/nma-archive/58683-tesco-to-push-commerce-with-pocket-shopper-system

http://www.computerweekly.com/news/2240046812/Tesco-launches-Pocket-Shopper

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2002/08/07/tesco_launches_wireless_shopping/

#apps #history #tesco

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