FRETX Smart Guitar Learning Device: $69.99

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FRETX on a Guitar

Check out FRETX, one of those devices I’d write up as Cool Stuff Found if I didn’t get to offer you a deal on it. This device slips onto the neck of your guitar and then lights up to show you where to put your fingers. It’s controlled by a smartphone app, and it’s $69.99 through us. The video below gives a good overview of how it works.

Nix Pro Color Sensor: $249

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Nix Pro Color Sensor

We have a deal on the Nix Pro Color Sensor, a device that senses color and sends the data to your iPhone, iPad, or android device. The Nix Pro blocks out ambient light, can match to more than 38,000 paint colors, give you  CMYK, HEX, sRGB, CIELAB, LCH, and LRV codes, and more. It’s $249 through us, 28% off retail.

SplashID Pro 1-Year Subscription: $9.99

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SplashID Pro on Mobile Devices

We have a deal on a one year subscription to SplashID Pro, a password management service. You can choose to sync your passwords, or not to sync you r passwords, and it’s accessible macOS, iOS, Android, Windows, BlackBerry, and even Windows Phone. One year is $9.99 through us.

Endless Refinements and Updates to Autonomous Cars - How Will THAT Work?

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Autonomous car concept

The myriad of different traffic, road, lighting, and weather conditions  presented to autonomous cars will pose endless challenges to automotive software engineers. The complexities are beginning to temper initial optimism and portend a future of continuous updates, according to this Particle Debris linked article at Wired.

Just in Time for Spring Cleaning - Live Home 3D Pro for Mac: $24.99

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Live Home 3D Pro for Mac

Live Home 3D Pro for Mac allows you to design residential buildings from the ground up, which might come in particularly handy if you’re working on your Spring Cleaning projects. The software will let you design sheds, living rooms, homes, or even a skyscraper, according to the company that makes it. We have a deal on it for $24.99. Check the listing for all the features.

PDFelement 6 for Mac: $29.99

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PDFelement 6 on MacBook

We have a deal on PDFelement 6 for the Mac, a PDF editor and document creator. It offers OCR, merged documents, has annotations and more. Check out the deal listing for details.

Steve Jobs Had to Convince Tim Cook to Work for Apple

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Apple CEO Tim Cook during Mac

Steve Jobs really wanted Tim Cook to leave Compaq to work for Apple, but kept getting stonewalled. Tim wouldn’t even agree to a meeting, which makes sense because this was before the iMac and iPod were introduced. When the two men finally met, Steve had to convince Tim to take the job as Apple’s senior vice president of worldwide operations. CNBC has a great look at how that played out from Tim’s perspective, and it’s worth checking out.

Last Chance for the 2018 Mac Essentials Bundle: $14.99 - Includes BusyCal 3

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The 2018 Mac Essentials Bundle

It’s your last chance to get the The 2018 Mac Essentials Bundle, a collection of 10 Mac apps that includes BusyCal 3, a 2 year VPN subscription, RollercoasterTycoon 3 Platinum, uBar 4, Flip PDF for Mac, and more. That’s a solid collection of apps, all for $19.99, but now we have coupon code SAVEMAC that brings the price down to $14.99. This deal is ending soon.

Boom 3D Virtual Surround Audio for Mac: $7.99

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Boom 3D for Mac

We have a deal on Boom 3D, system-wide volume booster and equalizer software for your Mac designed to give you a 3D Surround Sound experience. The video below gives a quick look at the software’s interface. It’s $7.99 through us.

Hider 2 Hides and Encrypts Files on Your Mac

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Hider 2 for Mac

We have a deal on Hider 2 for Mac, a utility that lets you hide and encrypt files. You can hide and encrypt files and folders, create categories and tags, make notes, and everything is password protected. It’s $12.99 through us.

PRE-ORDER: Lofree Four Seasons Wireless Mechanical Keyboard

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Lofree Mechanical Mac Keyboard

Our friends at Stack Commerce have put together an interesting deal for us. The Lofree Four Seasons retro mechanical wireless keyboard I wrote about in November was successfully funded on Indiegogo, having raised $182,000. Our deal today is to pre-order one of those keyboards for $99.99 for May delivery, when retail price will be $139. It’s backlit, uses mechanical keys, and features a Mac layout, but works with Mac, iOS, Android, and Windows.

QLYX Smart Magnetic Car Mount: $39.99

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We have a deal on an interesting device called QLYX. Successfully funded on Indiegogo and Kickstarter, and now shipping, QLYX is a magnetic car mount that connects to an app through Bluetooth. That app will connect to various mapping services, Spotitfy, Pandora, and more. The video below offers a good look at it. QLYX is $39.99 through us.