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Leonard Nimoy ‘Lost Documents’ from the Roddenberry Archive

7:32 PM, Mar. 6th, 2015 · Bryan Chaffin · Cool Stuff Found has posted several "Lost Documents" from Gene Roddenberry's archives from and about the late Leonard Nimoy, the actor who played "Spock." Mr. Nimoy passed away last week, and these documents include interviews with and writings from him on Spock, Star Trek itself, and his favorite epsiode. It's very interesting stuff, and for those of us thinking about Mr. Nimoy's work and his impact on the Star Trek universe, it's very insightful.  The one I posted below is one of two documents in Nimoy on Spock. Check it out

iZZi Gadgets Selfie Stick and Remote: $24.95

6:39 PM, Mar. 6th, 2015 · Bryan Chaffin · TMO Deals

iZZi Gadgets Selfie Stick and Remote: $24.95

If you're a selfie taker, you need the Selfie Stick from iZZi Gadgets. It's a collapsible/extendable rod with a mount that will hold your iPhone or Android device. Extend it, and Boom! Classic selfie. Oh, but wait. It's at the end of that stick? How do you take the photo? This deal has that taken care of, too, because it comes with a Bluetooth remote. Through our deal, you can get it for $24.95.

The Ultra-Premium Mac Bundle Extended for One Week at $44.99

7:04 PM, Mar. 5th, 2015 · Bryan Chaffin · TMO Deals

Stack Social has extended the Ultra-Premium Mac Bundle for one more week. This is a great collection of apps, including ScreenFlow 5, Things 2, Data Rescue 4, ExpanDrive 4, AfterShot Pro 2, Typed, Snapselect, and Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth (a great game!). This is hundreds of dollars in Mac apps for $44.99, but it's ending in 6 days and change.

Pay What You Want: Front-End Developer Bundle

7:23 PM, Mar. 4th, 2015 · Bryan Chaffin · TMO Deals

Pay What You Want: Front-End Developer Bundle

We have another pay-what-you-want deal for you, this one's called the Front-End Developer Bundle. Pay whatever you want and get two course, one for CSS and HTML, and another for designing Web sites. If you beat the average price, which is just $6.84 as of this writing, you get five more course, including a jQuery course, a course on front end development, Javascript, CSS3, and more. Plus, 10 percent of your purchase price goes to benefit Creative Commons, a great charity. Check it out.

Gartner Says Apple Beat Samsung in Smartphones in December Quarter

9:11 PM, Mar. 3rd, 2015 · Bryan Chaffin · Analysis


Gartner announced on Tuesday that Apple topped Samsung in smartphone sales during the December quarter of 2014. While Apple has long made between most and all of the hardware profits in the smartphone industry, this is the first time in many years that Apple can claim to be the top smartphone maker in mere units-sold terms.

Nissan-Renault CEO Says Apple Car Is ‘Good News for Us’

5:38 PM, Mar. 3rd, 2015 · Bryan Chaffin · News

Nissan-Renault CEO Says Apple Car Is 'Good News for Us'

The CEO of the Nissan-Renault Alliance, Carlos Ghosn, said on Monday that Apple making an electric car would be "good news for us." During a keynote address at Barcelona's Mobile World Congress, Mr. Ghosn effectively said that Apple's entrance to the market would raise awareness of electric cars, something that could help propel them into the mainstream.

White Hat Security Hacker Bundle: $49

5:08 PM, Mar. 3rd, 2015 · Bryan Chaffin · TMO Deals

White Hat Security Hacker Bundle: $49

We have a bundle of six training courses that will teach you to protect yourself on the Internet. There's a course on Word Press security, the command line in Linux, a technical and security course on OS X, a course on white hat hacking and penetration, a course on ethical hacking, and a course on Web scraping. Through our deal, this bundle is just $49, more than 90 percent off retail.

Apple’s World Gallery Highlights iPhone 6 Photographs

10:49 PM, Mar. 2nd, 2015 · Bryan Chaffin · Cool Stuff Found

Apple doesn't attend things like CES or this week's Mobile World Congress, at least not in an official capacity, but the company has a knack for sucking the wind of their PR sails. On Monday, Apple launched the iPhone 6 World Gallery, a collection of beautiful photographs all taken with the iPhone 6. The beautiful shot below was taken by Renee M. using Camera, Instagram, and Flickr apps. There are dozens more in the World Gallery, and they're worth your time.