gallery10 Must-Have Black Friday Apps (Photos)11.25.11gallery10 Must-Have Black Friday Apps (Photos)For Black Friday, there’s really only one tool you need—your smartphone. The Daily Beast runs down the best deal-seeking apps so you can burn through that holiday checklist this weekend.11.25.11 2:00 AM ETThe best part of Thanksgiving weekend is the big game: the gladiators clashing on the gridiron, the unforgettable scores, the heartbreaking losses. We're talking, of course, about Black Friday. A little technology will give you an edge out there on the retail battlefield. Here are 10 Black Friday apps, most of them free. See? You got a deal already. iSlick by Lanuta Customer rating: 4.5 stars Free Real-time shopping deals coupled with an easy-to-use interface, iSlick is very popular and highly rated among iPhone users. Santa's Bag by Clay Pot Software Customer rating: 4.5 stars $1.99 Another popular app. For a small fee, Santa’s Bag gives you an assist in organizing holiday shopping and budgets. TGI Black Friday by Deal Catcher Customer rating: 3.5 stars Free In three years the TGI Black Friday app has been downloaded 1.4 million times, with more than half a million downloads this year alone. It's in the top 15 free apps on the iTunes app store. "A lot of items we'll put in the app so they can shop online instead of going into the stores," says Kevin Kahn, COO of Deal Catcher. Black Friday Survival Guide by Sazze Customer rating: 3.5 stars Free The Black Friday Survival Guide has breaking news on shopping deals with a shopping-list maker and virtual store circulars. aisle411 Shopping Companion by Aisle 411 Customer rating: 3.5 stars Free One of the more versatile apps out there, aisle411 Shopping Companion has more than 130,000 recipes and a bar-code scanner, and allows you to create shopping lists using voice commands. It also comes with store maps for select stores. Black Friday Ads - Smart Aisles by ICON Entertainment Customer rating: 3 stars Free A good app for the big-box-store shopper, with deals from major retailers like Best Buy, Nordstrom, Sears, Sam’s Club, and The Body Shop. Black Friday App by DealNews Customer rating: 3 stars Free The DealNews Black Friday App specializes in leaked deals from major retailers. It was named the Best Black Friday Website of 2009 by PC World and PC Magazine. CompareMe Shopping Utility by Christian Lupp Customer rating: 3 stars $1.99 This app lets users compare two products at the same time to find out which is the better deal based on package size, weight, and price. Black Friday 2011 by Brad’s Deals Customer rating: 3.5 stars Free This useful app comes with a Black Friday shopping planner that helps organize and research the best deals. The Club Shopping Mall Guide by General Growth Properties Customer rating: 3 stars Free An app specifically for customers who do their Black Friday shopping at the mall, The Club Shopping Mall Guide has deals and promotions at more than 150 General Growth Property malls around the country.