Mastering Microsoft Excel, or even figuring out how to add a column of numbers, can be kind of intimidating. Thanks to GoSkill's three-course program, Microsoft Excel Immersion: From Novice To Ninja, you can turn yourself into an Excel pro in no time. Each course includes at least 24 lessons covering everything from using functions to building macros, and analyzing data with pivot tables. This online video training costs US$497, but TMO has a special 94% off deal so it'll set you back only $29.
It's far too easy to get distracted on our computers, or spend far more time than we realize focused on unproductive activities like reading Twitter. RescueTime can help bring back your digital productivity by monitoring what you do when you're sitting at your computer, and then builds reports with productivity scores detailing exactly how you spend your time. It logs the apps you use, how long you're in each app, and how much time you spend on specific websites. You can also block websites you find too distracting, sort of like staging your own personal intervention. RescueTime is regularly priced at US$72, but thanks to TMO's special deal you can pick it up for only $19.99.
If you're looking for some help on getting up to speed on coding apps for Apple's soon to be released iOS 9, check out TMO's special deal on StackSkills' online training: The Complete iOS 9 Developer Course. You'll get 90 hours of course content where you learn to build 100 apps with Xcode 7, plus you'll learn to use Swift 2, develop watchOS 2 Apple Watch apps, work with SpriteKit, and more. The training series is regularly priced at US$999, but you can sign up for $99—a 90 percent discount!
How do you make the iPad Air 2 even more awesome than it already is? By giving one away for free, so that's exactly what The Mac Observer is doing. The icing on the cake, so to speak, is that you get to pick which color you'd like if you win. All you need to do is sign up to receive our deals emails from our special giveaway page, and you can share the giveaway on Twitter to score yourself extra entries. Go sign up!
We have a deal today on five apps from software maker Koingo: AirRadar 3, MacPilot 7, MacCleanse 5, Data Guardian 3, and Alarm Clock Pro 10. These utilities will help you find free and open Wi-Fi networks, tweak your Mac's UI, keep your Mac clean and organized, protect and encrypt files, and more. They retail individually for $110, but through our deal they're $24.99. Check out details on each app on the deal listing.
We have a deal today called the Mac Video Software Bundle, a collection of three Mac apps for playing, converting, and editing movies. They include Mac Video Converter, Mac Video Editor, Media Player for Mac. They retail for $, but through our deal you can get them for $29, a great deal.
Long-time followers of our deals know that I'm a sucker for toys, gadgets, and drones. Especially drones. We have a deal for you today on the SKEYE Mini Drone with HD camera. This is a tiny, tiny drone, but now they've packed an HD camera in it. It also features six-axis stabilization, and you can perform flips, barrel rolls, and aerobatic tricks with it. You can pre-order this baby for $64.99, more than a third off retail. Check it out.
We have a deal for you today on SkyHub Cloud Unlimited Backup, a cloud-based backup solution that gives you access to your data from any device. With this lifetime subscription, you get unlimited, automatic backup for 3 computers, and you can add more as an optional service. This subscription retails for $600, but through our deal you can get it for $89.99.
Check out the LithiumCard Wallet Battery, a portable charger for your iOS device that is as thick as five credit cards. It will fit in most wallets, and you can simultaneously charge your device and LithiumCard with two flip-out charging cables. It retails for $60, but you can get it for half off at $29.99 through our deal.
We have a new Pay What You Want bundle for called the Mac Power User Bundle. It's ten apps designed to make your Mac more productive and useful for you. Pay anything, even a penny, and you get two of the apps. If you beat the average price, you get all ten. And if you hit the top ten at any point in the deal, you get five entries in our iPad Air 2 giveaway.
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