Computer Technology is Fueling Exponential Change in TV Industry

3:00 PM, Apr. 25th, 2016 · · Link

Brains building brains

After 50+ years of the NTSC video standard, we are hurtling forward, past HDTV and into 4K, even 8K, and Virtual Reality. And holographic interactions.  What's fueling this change and how can we ever keep up now that computers are routinely used to design computers? Particle Debris page 2 looks at just some of the effects.

Monet Stylus Designed to Feel Like a Paintbrush: $14.99

5:54 PM, Apr. 22nd, 2016 · · Link

Monet Stylus being used on an iPad

Check out the Monet Stylus, a stylus for your iPad that is designed to be held and feel like a paintbrush. It's made of brushed aluminum, features a pressure-sensitive tip, and it has a 165° writing angle. We have a deal on this device for $14.99. Get more details in the listing.

iRig Mic Field Audio Recorder for iOS Devices: $74.99

2:57 PM, Apr. 21st, 2016 · · Link

iRig Mic Field on iPhone

I love it when we can post a deal for a product or service I've written about, like IK Multimedia's iRig Mic Field, a LIghtning-port audio recorder for iOS devices. It rotates 90 degrees for more precise positioning, and it has its own headphone jack for monitoring what you're recording. The LED indicator is also multicolored for monitoring your levels. This device retails for $100, but you can get it through our deal for $74.99.

Ultimate SQL Bootcamp: $49

4:44 PM, Apr. 20th, 2016 · · Link

Ultimate SQL Bootcamp promo image

We have a deal for you today on the Ultimate SQL Bootcamp, a collection of nine different SQL training courses that will take you from the beginning to advanced server uses. SQL Server, WAMP, PHP and MySQL, several courses on various aspects of SQL management and MySQL management, and more. You can get this bundle for $49 through us.

LapPad V2 Mobile Desk: $89

5:35 PM, Apr. 19th, 2016 · · Link

LapPad Mobile Desk

Check out the LapPad V2, a desk for your laptop, mobile devices, writing, or whatever. It's made of Canadian poplar, has pass-through ports for your cables, and slots that hold your devices for you. On the right is a full size mouse pad. too. We have a deal on this mobile desk at $89, more than 30 percent off.

The Possible End of Apps as We Know Them

2:30 PM, Apr. 18th, 2016 · · Link

Chatbots vs apps

WIth over 1.5 miilion apps in the Apple App Store, where will it all end? Someday, we might not even need to run apps. That is, if chatbots do what we think they might be able to do. 

SuperNova 3G/4G LTE Hotspot and Free LTE Internet from FreedomPop: $99.99

4:21 PM, Apr. 15th, 2016 · · Link

SuperNova 3G/4G LTE Hotspot

We have a deal for you today on the SuperNova 3G/4G LTE Hotspot, and it comes with a year of service from FreedomPop. This device functions as your own mobile Wi-Fi hotspot, and you can connect up to 8 devices to it at one time. You can get the device and the one year of included service through FreedomPop for $99.99 through our deal. Check out the deal listing for details.

Last Chance for the 2016 All-Star Mac Bundle: $24.99

3:46 PM, Apr. 14th, 2016 · · Link

2016 All-Star Mac Bundle promo image

It's your last chance to get the 2016 All-Star Mac Bundle, a collection of 11 Mac apps including BusyCal 2. There's also DEVONthink Personal, Crossover 15, Yummy FTP Pro, Find Any File, Downie 2, and five more. Purchased individually, these apps would be $263, but you can get them all through our deal for $24.99.