menu

Chrome-Like Web Browser Offers Shopping Rewards [Video]

Chrome-Like Web Browser Offers Shopping Rewards [Video]
Advertising

Perk gives users reward points for searching the web or purchasing at its retail partners.

Leah Gonzalez
  • 24 april 2013

A new web browser called Perk thinks it’s high time that people get rewarded for doing what they like to do on the internet–surf the web and shop online. This new browser lets its users earn reward points whenever they search the web or shop at one of its online retail partners.

The browser looks a lot like Chrome and has the same functionality, but the big difference is that it rewards users for their loyalty. Just the mere act of searching for something on the web earns users reward points. Purchasing something on one of Perk’s retail partners also lets users earn points. Users can keep track of their points via a button on the browser bar.

Perk-browser

Perk-website

Points become usable or “active” after 90 days as a precaution against those who would purchase items just for the points and then return the product after receiving the reward points. Reward points can be redeemed and used to purchase gadgets and prizes, airline miles and cash or gift cards. Users can also use points to participate in Perk’s small raffles that offer gift cards or PayPal cash as prizes.

The Perk browser is free for download and first-timers get at automatic 100 points just for signing up. The mobile version is currently in the works and the company hopes to release it by the next quarter.

Watch the video below for a glimpse at how the browser works.

Perk

Advertising
Trending

PSFK's Workplace Vision: Leave The Busywork To The Bots

Ai
Syndicated Today

In Popular Games, The Recurring Theme Is Exploration

The much-hyped sci-fi sandbox game proved to be as massive as expected, while Pokémon Go continued to prove inescapable

Design Today

The Best In Wearable Tech From The Rio Olympics

PSFK rounds out the Rio Games with our picks for the best gadgets and devices used to track performance

Trending

Get PSFK's Latest Report: Future of Retail: Technology Primer

See All
Advertising Today

This Cookbook Is Inspired By Brad Pitt’s On-Screen Eating Habits

Learn how to whip up meals and snacks pulled straight from the actor's fictional universe

USA Today

Tour The US National Parks From The Comfort Of Your Home

Google's new 360-degree video feature lets people take a trip to Alaska, Utah or Hawaii and see these marvels of nature up close

PURPLELIST EXPERTS

Penny Baldwin

Marketing, Branding, Business, Technology

Augmented & Virtual Reality Today

VR Training For Active Shooter Preparedness

SurviVR is an immersive environment to teach civilians how to protect themselves in dangerous situations

Cities Today

Redesigned London Tube Map Aims To Get People Walking

The updated display illustrates approximately how many steps it takes to walk between stations for a healthier commute

Experiential Marketing Today

Nike Creates An Immersive Pop-Up Fitness Experience In London

The Unlimited You space gave athletes a chance to push their limits farther than ever before

PSFK LABS REPORT

Future Of Work
Cultivating The Next Generation Of Leaders
NEW

PSFK Op-Ed august 24, 2016

Why Building Better Offices Is The Key To Employee Engagement

Interaction Designer and Audio-visual Technologist at ESI Design illustrates the value in creating environments filled with surprise and delight

PSFK Labs Today

The 10 Steps To Discover, Hire, Develop Your Next Leader

PSFK's Future of Work report outlines key steps in the employee development path to empower next-gen leaders

Automotive Today

Uber Now Lets Commuters Pay With Pretax Dollars

The prepaid cards are a partnership with WageWorks, letting uberPool users save up to 40% on their trip

Home Today

Philips Hue Adds Motion Sensor To Control Lights Automatically

The wireless device lets users interact with their environment without needing to press a switch

Home Today

Beacon Device Takes The Pain Out Of Navigating A New Airbnb

Ping provides new guests with a guided tour of the house or apartment through a simple tap of their phone

Arts & Culture Today

Shelf Makes Its Contents Appear To Hover In Midair

The design uses metal tubes to create an optical illusion when viewed from the front

Arts & Culture Today

Interactive Ceiling Responds To People Walking Underneath

The installation features built-in sensors that cause the undulating surface to morph and react to passersby

INSIGHTS COVERAGE

Rio Olympics
Innovation Coverage From The Rio Games
READ NOW

Fashion Today

Declutter And Recycle All Of Your Unwanted Stuff

A new app will help catalogue your possessions and give them away as donations when you no longer want them

Advertising Today

Tokyo Concept Store Disguised As A Parking Garage

The retail and cafe project is designed as a hidden treasure for urban explorers

No search results found.