Daily Deals for July 29, 2014, featuring two deals ending soon!
It's time to save some of that hard-earned cash with our Daily Deals, featuring exclusive TUAW Deals, a handy list from Dealnews and our own handpicked iOS and OS X selections. All prices are USD and subject to change. Some deals may expire quickly. TUAW is not responsible for third-party deals and cannot guarantee availability or quality of any particular product at a specific price.
TUAW's Daily Deals
NoteBook 4: The Macworld Award-Winning Note Taking & Organizing Software [On sale for $19.99, down from $50]
Writers, students, business professionals, and all you other harding-working people out there – it's time to rejoice. Finally, NoteBook 4 has cracked the code and created the ultimate note-taking environment.
NoteBook 4 gives you all the functions necessary to stay super-organized, without nearly as much effort as your classic note taking style. NoteBook stores your information in electronic notebooks that are just like the paper ones you've used all your life. It doesn't just look like a paper notebook either, you can actually choose to type either uniformly in traditional typeface, or in freeform mode anywhere on the page you'd like!
There are tons of more features too: dividers to split up your work, recording abilities for meetings and lectures, a Multidex creative interface that mimics and organizes your work based on how your brain actually thinks, and a wicked search feature that can scan portions of, or the entire notebook instantly!
Over 30 publications who have reviewed NoteBook agree this is a killer application. Is there any other way to say this software has been well-received?
Save 59% on NoteBook 4 at TUAW Deals.
The GripGo Universal Car Mount For Your Handheld Devices [On sale for $13.99, down from $29]
Whether you're driving across town or across the country, having your smartphone, GPS, or MP3 player in an ideal viewing position is both safe and convenient. That's where this GripGo Universal Car Mount for Phones & GPS comes in. Its unique polymer surface grips your handheld device securely until you've arrived at your destination, then you simply peel it off the cradle with absolutely no sticky residue.
Mounted on the windshield or dashboard, its rigid 8" boom mount and 360° pivoting capabilities allow you to tap away without your device moving around, and always get the perfect viewing angle.
Save 51% on The GripGo Universal Car Mount For Your Handheld Devices at TUAW Deals.
- Other World Computing: [Computer Accessories] OWC Garage Sale: Discounts on RAM, accessories, computers, more
- Adorama: [Camera Lens] Sigma Lenses at Adorama: Extra $49 to $130 off + free shipping
- Best Buy: [iMac] Apple iMac Desktops at Best Buy: $160 off + extra $100 off for students
- Best Buy: [Routers] Refurb Apple AirPort Extreme 802.11ac Base Station for $120 + free shipping
- Paydeals.com: [iPhone Cases] Speck Phone Cases: CandyShell for iPhone 5/5S for $5 + free shipping, more
- eBay: [Printers & Scanners] Solidoodle 4 3D Printer for $680 + free shipping
- Other World Computing: [Internal Hard Drives] Laptop Hard Drives at OWC from $54 + free shipping
- Verizon Broadband: [Computer Services] Verizon FiOS 50/50 w/ Local Channels, HBO or Showtime for $50/month
- Fry's: [Camera Bags] Case Logic Luminosity Medium DSLR / Tablet Backpack for $50 + free shipping
- Best Buy: [Camera Accessories] Rocketfish Wireless Shutter Control for Canon for $10 + pickup at Best Buy
- A4C: [iPad Accessories] Chromo 360 Degree Rotating Desktop Stand for iPad for $20 + free shipping
- Other World Computing: [iPad Accessories] NewerTech NuStand Alloy Display Stands from $14 + $5 s&h
- Bags] Case Logic Luminosity Medium DSLR / Tablet Backpack for $50 + free shipping
iOS Software Discounts
- Bloodstroke [iOS Universal; On sale for $0.99, down from $2.99] Internationally renowned filmmaker John Woo presents his action-packed mobile debut, Bloodstroke.
- Quicklytics - Google Analytics App [iOS Universal; On sale for $0.99, down from $2.99] With Quicklytics, you can check almost realtime analytics about the visits of your sites in a simple dashboard matter of seconds!
- MagicalPad HD [iPad; Now free, down from $3.99] Visually manage your notes, ideas, mind maps, outlines, checklist and tasks for school, personal and business needs.
- Zombie Gunship: Gun down those blood-sucking, brains-eating zombie-s dead [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $0.99] Zombie Gunship® puts you in the gunner seat of a heavily-armed AC-130 ground attack aircraft.
- Clear Contacts : Elegant Speed Dialer [iPhone; Now free, down from $0.99] Introducing Clear Contacts, the simplest and most elegant speed dialer app.
- Mad Skills BMX [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $0.99] The makers of the most addictive racing game ever made, Mad Skills Motocross, have done it again. Apologize now to your girlfriend, boyfriend, wife or husband for all the time you're about to spend on the best BMX racing arcade game of all time.
- Block vs Block [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $2.99] Modify the world most attractive puzzle game.
- WaterMinder [iPhone; Now free, down from $0.99] Get help with WaterMinder, an easy, intuitive app to track your water intake.
- Timer 7 - Multiple timers for kitchen, gym, errands, break from work and more [iPhone; Now free, down from $0.99] Timer7 is the simplest, quickest and most elegant iPhone timer to date.
- Breach & Clear [iOS Universal; On sale for $0.99, down from $3.99] Build your Special Operations team, plan and execute advanced missions, and own every angle.
- Mathemagics - Mental Math Tricks [iOS Universal; On sale for $1.99, down from $2.99] Amaze and delight others as you multiply, divide, and square at lightning fast speed.
- Anomaly Warzone Earth HD [iOS Universal; On sale for $1.99, down from $3.99] Anomaly Warzone Earth HD comes to iOS and turns tower defense on its head. This time you take control of the attacking force, pitting your heavily armored squad against the destructive towers of an alien horde.
- Anomaly 2 [iOS Universal; On sale for $1.99, down from $4.99] The Apple Design Award-winning Anomaly series returns to usher in the next-generation of tower offense with Anomaly 2, the sequel to the critically acclaimed Anomaly Warzone Earth.
- Anomaly Korea [iOS Universal; On sale for $0.99, down from $3.99] The sequel to the critically acclaimed 'Anomaly Warzone Earth'. The alien robots are back and this time they've got Korea in their sights. It's your job to lead a squad into fierce fire-fights and fend off the alien invasion.
- iTranslator - Voice & Text & Pics Translator [iPhone; On sale for $0.99, down from $1.99] iTranslator2 is most powerful translation tool on iPhone/iPod touch.
- The Tiny Bang Story HD [iPad; On sale for $0.99, down from $2.99] Life on Tiny Planet was calm and carefree until a great disaster occurred - Tiny Planet was hit by a meteor!
- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Rooftop Run [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $3.99] You can play as Leo, Donnie, Raph, Mikey, or unlockable characters April and Casey Jones in this action packed combat runner with vehicle mode! Apple's App of the Week.
OS X Software Discounts
- Two Dollar Tuesday [OS X; Category: Various; $1.99] Two Dollar Tuesday is offering three OS X apps for $1.99 each. Titles include PDF Toolbox +, Transloader, and Better Rename 9.
- Mathemagics [OS X; On sale for $1.99, down from $2.99] Learn how to add, subtract, multiply, divide, and square at lightning fast speed.
- ReadKit [OS X; On sale for $4.99, down from $9.99] ReadKit is a full-featured read later and RSS client that supports services from Instapaper, Pocket, Readability, Pinboard, Delicious, Feedly, Fever, NewsBlur, Feedbin and Feed Wrangler and has built-in RSS capabilities.
- FoldingText [OS X; On sale for $11.99, down from $29.99] For those who love plain text. FoldingText is the markdown text editor with productivity features.
- Batman Arkham City GOTY [OS X; On sale for $19.99, down from $29.99] A year after the events of Batman: Arkham Asylum, Quincy Sharp, the new mayor of Gotham, has turned its slums into Arkham City, a terrifying open-air prison where violent thugs and insane super-villains are incarcerated within heavily fortified walls.
Software Updatesmore updates
- Apple Remote Desktop updated with Yosemite support
- OS X Yosemite 10.10.2, iOS 8.1.3 updates now available
- Sports Illustrated 120 SPORTS channel comes to Apple TV
- Logic Pro X update brings AirDrop support, new effects, tools, and more
- Parallels Access 2.5 released, adds file manager, computer-to-computer remote access
- The Google Translate iOS app is about to get a lot smarter