You know I love cool gadgets, and PowerPot is one of the coolest. It allows you to boil water in a pot—think camping—and convert that thermal energy into electric energy that you can use to charge your mobile devices. We reviewed it a while back if you're looking for our detailed thoughts, but we have a deal on PowerPot today that allows you to get it for $99 (it retails for $149). Enjoy!
It's cold. You have tunes to listen to. You need the Bluetooth Audio Beanie, a beanie with bluetooth speakers embedded into the cloth. It has a microphone, too, so you can use this beanie for phone calls. You can recharge it through a MicroUSB charging port, also built into the beanie.
I've gathered 50 different Bitcoin "faucets"—websites that pay out free Bitcoins just for loading up a page full of ads—and tested them to make sure they actually pay out. I started off with eight sites, but this update bumps that list to 50 different Bitcoin faucets that really pay.
I love the name your own price deals we get to offer you through our friends at Stack Social. Today, it's the Game Design Course Bundle, a collection of tutorials designed to teach you how to code games. If you pay less than the average, you get two courses, Engage Your Customers w/ Gamification Course and Learn To Craft "Hand-Painted" Textures Course. If you beat the average price, you'll also get Make Real Games: Become a Unity 3D Power User Course and Professional Video Game Art School Course. And the average is only $8.13. Plus, 10 percent of your purchase price goes to one of three charities. Your choice.
Check out the Neutron S phone and tablet mount. It lets you use the magic of magnets to mount your device. It features a neodymium magnet—that's a rare earth permanent magnet—that's shielded to protect your device. Stick the mount where you want it, stick the mounting disc on the back of your device or its case, and boom! Insta-mount. There's a video showing the Neutron S at work on the deal's page. It retails for $30, but through our deal you can get it for $24.99.
We have a training bundle for back end developers today, and you get to name your own price. It works like this: pay what you want—say a penny—and you get two training courses. There are Python, Ruby, and PHP training courses in the package. But if you pay more than the average, you get all eight courses, and as of this writing, the average price is just $7.86. Plus, 10 percent of what you pay goes to one of three charities—you choose. Get to it!
We're giving away an iMac with our friends at Stack Social. All you have to do is register to receive our deals through email, and you'll be included in the drawing for a 21.5-inch 1.4GHz iMac. It's kind of a no-brainer, so get on it.
The smart watch wars are heating up and everyone wants a piece of our wrist. TMO's Jeff Gamet—an avid naked wrist guy—is testing every smart watch and fitness tracker he can get ahold of to figure out which is worthy of a place on his arm. Check out our TMO Forum Poll and let us know which device you think will win his wrist, and also tell us which devices you want Jeff to test.
want to learn how to make apps for iOS? We have a deal for Interactive iOS & Swift Bootcamp that will lead you down that path for just $99. With these video tutorials you will build more than 70 apps using Swift and Xcode 6. These include social networking, alarm clock, calculator, media player, educational, and productivity apps. This course has more than 80 hours of video training covering 24 different courses. This package normally retails for $2,956, making our deal at $99 an outstanding value. Good luck!
Check out the SKEYE Nano Drone, a quadcopter drone that measures just 4 centimeters on a side. That's small enough to land on your thumb. It has three flight modes, one for beginners who are just learning to fly, another for more advanced pilots, and a third, ‘expert’ mode for seasoned flight veterans. The company that makes it says it will fly outdoors, but I personally imagine it's far better suited for indoor flight because of its size. At $34.99 through our deal (regularly $60), it's an inexpensive way to find out how much fun flying a quadcopter is. There's a video of the device in action on the deal listing.
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