Daily Deals for August 12, 2014
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
The Productive Design Mac Bundle [On sale for $39.99, down from $943]
Organize & Execute Your Creative Pursuits With Over $900 Worth Of Tools For Digital Artists!
Save 95% on The Productive Design Mac Bundle at TUAW Deals.
Sensordrone Bluetooth Sensor: Measure Your World With 11 Sensors In One [On sale for $149.99, down from $199]
Sensordrone is here to turn your smartphone into the world's first mobile, wearable, programmable, sensing computer.
Packing more than 11 sensors into one tiny package, Sensordrone turns your smartphone into a carbon monoxide detector, non-contact thermometer, gas leak detector, lux meter, weather station, diagnostic tool & more.
And if that's not enough, Sensordrone is an open platform for all kinds of sensor and Bluetooth peripheral device apps, so you can connect external sensors for whatever project you're working on.
Currently, there are 11 Android apps available for free, and more are being developed every day – like data sharing apps so you can combine sensor data with smartphone capabilities and share on Twitter, Google+, Facebook, etc.
Save 25% on Sensordrone Bluetooth Sensor at TUAW Deals.
The Icon Bluetooth Speaker: Wirelessly Play Music From Your Mobile Device [On sale for $19.99, down from $100]
The Icon Bluetooth Speaker is that small, mobile package that packs the sonic punch you've been looking for. Now you can use your mobile device to wirelessly play music and stream calls with those crisp highs and deep lows.
With a 30ft wireless range, you'll have room to roam and dance as you please. With 8 hours of playback per charge you will have all the time in the world to listen to your favorite jams or hop on a call with its built-in mic and speakerphone function.
Save 80% on The Icon Bluetooth Speaker at TUAW Deals.
- Adorama: [Laptop Accessories] Devo Folding Travel Table for Laptops for $8 + free shipping
- World Market: [Office Furniture] Home Office Furniture at Cost Plus World Market: Up to 30% off + extra 10% off
- Other World Computing: [Apple Computers] Used Macs at OWC from $139 + free shipping
- BuyDig: [Camera Bags] Golla Sky Ultra-Zoom DSLR Camera Bag for $7 + free shipping
- eBay: [iPad Accessories] Wilsons Leather iPad Sleeve w/ Neoprene for $8 + free shipping, more
- Best Buy: [MacBook Air] MacBook Air Haswell Dual i5 13" Laptop for $750 + free shipping for students
- Sprint: [Cell Phones] Sprint Phones w/ $100 Visa Gift Card, Harman Kardon Speaker for $0 down
- iTech Deals: [iPhone Accessories] 8-Pin Lightning to USB Cable Keychain 2-Pack for $7 + free shipping
- HarmanAudio.com: [iPod Accessories] Harman Kardon NI In-Ear Headphones for $20 + free shipping
- mwave: [Wireless Networking] Premiertek Dual Band 3dBi/5dBi Ceiling Omni Antenna for $29 + free shipping
- eBay: [Headphones] Denon Super DJ Headphones for $100 + free shipping
- Lenovo: [Computer Accessories] Lenovo Accessories Closeout Sale: Up to 76% off, deals from $3 + free shipping
iOS Software Discounts
Articulation Station Pro [iOS Universal; On sale for $34.99, down from $49.99] Learn how to pronounce and practice the consonantal sounds in the English language with 6 fantastic and engaging articulation activities in the most comprehensive articulation app on the App Store!
CARROT Alarm [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $1.99] Since the dawn of time, no human has ever looked forward to waking up. Until now. Meet CARROT, the sentient alarm clock.
1Password – Password Manager and Secure Wallet [iOS Universal; On sale for $9.99, down from $17.99] 1Password creates strong, unique passwords for every site, remembers them all for you, and logs you in with a single tap. It's the best way to stay secure and the fastest way to use the web.
Notability [iOS Universal; On sale for $1.99, down from $4.99] Welcome to Notability, a powerful note-taker on iPad and iPhone: sketch ideas, annotate documents, sign contracts, complete worksheets, keep a journal, record a lecture, jot travel notes, or teach a class. With iCloud support, your notes always travel with you!
Order & Chaos© Online [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $6.99] Enjoy the thrill of an epic adventure in the most acclaimed MMORPG on your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch: Explore a vast heroic fantasy world and join thousands of players in this massively multiplayer online experience that pushes the boundaries of epic!
Captain America: The Winter Soldier – The Official Game [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $2.99] Play as Captain America and lead your S.H.I.E.L.D. Strike Team as they struggle to contain a massive global attack by several nefarious criminal organizations. Stop the attacks and then take the battle to your enemies.
GoodReader 4 [iOS Universal; On sale for $2.99, down from $6.99] This is the next generation of our famous GoodReader app, and now it's a universal app - one app for all your iOS devices.
IdeaPlaces - Map Evernote & Quickly Create Notes Anywhere [iPhone; Now free, down from $3.99] Connect your notes to Evernote and explore your notes on a map anytime you like.
Sworkit Pro - Daily Circuit Training Workouts and Yoga, for Beginner to Insanity Levels [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $3.99] Sworkit takes you through 5-60 minute circuit training workouts requiring no equipment.
Mystery of Fortune [iOS Universal; On sale for $0.99, down from $2.99] Re-imagination of SRPG in real-time action Mystery of fortune is the 6th episode of Fortune Chronicle Episodes.
Lens Flare [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $1.99] Bring your photos to life with LensFlare. LensFlare is a must have app for any photographer or designer looking for the best in optical effects.
Rebirth of Fortune [iPhone; Now free, down from $0.99] "Rebirth of Fortune" is a tactical role-playing game borrowing the combat mode made famous by such Strategy RPGs as "Tactics Ogre" and "Final Fantasy.
Rebirth of Fortune 2 [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $2.99] Rebirth of a legend Rebirth of Fortune 2, is the 4th story of the Fortune Chronicle Episode and the official sequel to the 2009 release of SRPG Rebirth of Fortune.Fantasy.
Superimpose Studio [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $2.99] Combine photos into professional quality photomontages using our easy to use software.
- SketchBook Pro for iPad [iPad; Now free, down from $4.99] Start drawing on SketchBook Pro for iPad and discover an authentic, natural drawing experience as close to a pencil, pen, marker, or brush on paper as digital art tool can be. 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 Maxel Download Accelerator, My Wonderful Days and Type2Phone.
Quick Paint [OS X; Now free, down from $6.99] Quick Paint is an easy-to-use, beautiful graphics painting app that provides basic drawing tools like MS Paint.
Tree [OS X; On sale for $9.99, down from $14.99] Tree is an outliner featuring a horizontally expandable tree view.
1Password - Password Manager and Secure Wallet [OS X; On sale for $34.99, down from $49.99] 1Password creates strong, unique passwords for every site, remembers them all for you, and logs you in with a single tap.
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