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CyberGhost VPN Premium Plan 3-Year Subscription: $39.99

5:27 PM, May. 23rd, 2016 · Bryan Chaffin · TMO Deals

CyberGhost VPN Premium Plan 3-Year Subscription

We have a deal for you today on a 3-year subscription on VPN service through CyberGhost. This packages includes AES 256-bit encryption, unlimited bandwidth, and several other security features. Check out the details on the deal listing—our price on this 30-year subscription is $39.99.

Purism Laptops to Protect You from Surveillance Capitalism

10:23 PM, May. 20th, 2016 · Bryan Chaffin · Editorial

Librem 11 Laptop

SAN FRANCISCO - There's a new hardware company on the scene called Purism, and the name is a significant clue as to what the company is all about: pure software. At its heart, Purism is dedicated to providing computer hardware driven entirely by open source software so that users can "trust, but verify." Purism is putting itself in direct opposition to what it considers "surveillance capitalism." Bryan Chaffin has the low-down.

‘The Egg’ 64GB Personal Cloud Device: $169

5:21 PM, May. 20th, 2016 · Bryan Chaffin · TMO Deals

The Egg Personal Cloud Storage Device

Check our The Egg, a "personal cloud storage" device. It can import media files through USB or WiFi, and it serves them up wirelessly through iOS or Android apps, and it works with Macs and PCs, too. It also has a built-in display for browsing through its contents. We have a deal on this device for $169 for a 64GB model. Check out the deal listing for more information and product videos. 

Create Your Own Spring Mac Bundle of Apps: $21.99

5:25 PM, May. 19th, 2016 · Bryan Chaffin · TMO Deals

Spring Mac Bundle

Our friends at Stack Social have come up with another clever bundle for you. The Spring Mac Bundle allows you to choose 10 apps you want from a collection of 34 Mac apps for $21.99. That way you can get just the apps you want and not worry about having some you don't want. The full list of available apps can be found under "Specs" on the deal listing. 

Game of Thrones - Theme Song Created in GarageBand (4K Video)

8:07 PM, May. 18th, 2016 · Bryan Chaffin · Cool Stuff Found

Check out this great video iPhonedo posted to YouTube where he (re)creates the theme song for TV smash hit Game of Thrones. He uses the new Chinese instruments Apple added to GarageBand to do it, and part of the video includes instructions for enabling the new instruments on non-Chinese language devices. Those instruments aren't authentic to the actual theme song, but they sound great and it's a solid demonstration of just how much you can do on GarageBand on iPad.

ACM 360: Apple Learning to Go Native, iTunes Downloads Will End, Wireless Charging

6:51 PM, May. 18th, 2016 · Bryan Chaffin · Apple Context Machine Podcast

Apple Context Machine Podcast

Apple has been putting time, effort, and resources into learning how to be a Chinese company and learning how to be an Indian company. Bryan and Jeff discuss those efforts and why it's important. They also talk about an essay from a record executive claiming that iTunes downloads are already being phased out. Plus, Apple has been hiring engineers with experience in wireless charging.