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Daily Deals for April 29, 2014, featuring the Nifty MiniDrive for MacBook Pro


It's time to save some of that hard-earned cash with our Daily Deals, featuring exclusive TUAW Deals, a handy list from Dealnews and our own handpicked iOS and OS X selections. Don't forget to check out our "Today in the App Store" post that singles out today's best free apps, new apps, and app updates in the iOS App Store.

TUAW's Daily Deals

The Nifty MiniDrive for MacBook Pro [On sale for $35.99, down from $40]

Want to increase your MacBook's hard drive space, but don't want to deal with the hassle of a traditional, clunky external hard drive?

The Nifty MiniDrive is a simple, cost-effective way to give your MacBook's SSD a boost. Combined with a microSD card the MiniDrive becomes a plug-and-play solution that lets you add up to 128GB of extra space instantly (depending on the size of your microSD card). To get you started, each MiniDrive comes pre-loaded with a 2GB microSD card.

Use MiniDrive as hassle-free storage expansion or – with MacBooks's native Time Machine Function – as a backup solution. Unlike your MacBook, the MiniDrive is both water and shock-proof. So even if the worst happens you'll still have all your important files at hand.

Save up to 10% on The Nifty MiniDrive for MacBook Pro at TUAW Deals.

Blue Mic Yeti

Blue Microphones Yeti – The Ultimate Professional USB Mic [On sale for $117, down from $149]

The Yeti is one of the most advanced and versatile multi-pattern USB microphones around, combining three capsules and four different pattern settings for amazing sound clarity.

It's the ultimate tool for creating amazing recordings on your computer. With exceptional sound and performance, the Yeti can capture anything with a clarity and ease unheard of in a USB microphone.

Save 21% on Blue Microphones Yeti at TUAW Deals.

Deals from Dealnews

  • StackSocial: [Mac Software] Mac Bundle 5.0 3-App Bundle for Mac downloads for $1, 10 apps for $8
  • [Headphones] Stereo Bluetooth Neck-Band Headphones w/ Mic for $7 + free shipping
  • MegaMacs: [Apple Computers] Refurb Macs at MegaMacs: MacBook C2D 13" for $440 + free shipping, more
  • MegaMacs: [Camera Bags] Tenba Camera Bags from $25 + free shipping
  • Walgreens: [Photo Services] Two 20-Page 4x6" Photo Brag Books for $2 + free shipping
  • [iPhone Cases] Open-Box OtterBox Commuter Case for iPhone 5/5S for $10 + free shipping, more
  • Best Buy: [Camera Bags] Lowepro Sausalito 20 Camera Case for $5 + pickup at Best Buy
  • [Mac Games] Rocksmith 2014 Edition for Mac downloads for $24
  • [iPhone Cases] Incipio Atlas Waterproof Case for Apple iPhone 5 for $13 + free shipping
  • BuyDig: [Laptop Carrying Case] Wenger SwissGear 16" The Mars Laptop Backpack for $22 + free shipping
  • Dell Small Business: [24-Inch LCDs Or Larger] Dell UltraSharp 24" 4K 3840x2160 IPS Display for $855 + free shipping
  • StackSocial: [Software] Leap Motion Controller for PC / Mac w/ $20 App Credit for $80 + free shipping

iOS Software Discounts

  • Pinnacle Studio for iPhone [iPhone; On sale for $1.99, down from $4.99] For people who want to have true, creative movie-making power on their iPhone! Edit video, audio and photos at the speed of your creativity.

  • Tower Dwellers HD [iOS Universal; On sale for $0.99, down from $3.99] Conquer through battle and reclaim the land you once called home!

  • Ridge Racer Slipstream [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $0.99] The ultimate arcade racing franchise brings the console experience to your iOS device! Slipstream past your rivals and drift around tight turns at over 150 MPH!

  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier - The Official Game [iOS Universal; On sale for $0.99, down from $2.99] Play as Captain America and lead your S.H.I.E.L.D. Strike Team as they struggle to contain a massive global attack by several nefarious criminal organizations.

  • FiLMiC Pro [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $4.99] FiLMiC Pro turns your mobile device into a broadcast worthy HD video camera.

  • mSecure Password Manager [iOS Universal; On sale for $1.99, down from $9.99] Don't take any chances with your passwords and private information; keep your data safe and secure with mSecure Password manager!

  • Fisheye Pro - Fisheye Camera with Old Film, Cool Lens and Color Ringflash [iPhone; Now free, down from $1.99] Same as the world famous LOMO arsenal, your iPhone will not only have a simulated 170-degree wide-angle view and stunning fisheye barrel distortion, but also a live fisheye viewfinder, and more.

  • PerfectMind [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $4.99] PerfectMind is an easy-to-use mind mapping tool.

  • King Hunt - The Next Generation Slicing Game [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $2.99] Slice Kingmaker's armies, unlock fantastic new worlds, and collect magical trinkets to become more powerful than any king! Apple's App of the Week.

OS X Software Discounts

  • Stoppy [OS X; Now free, down from $0.99] Stoppy is a nice and simple stopwatch.

  • Two Dollar Tuesday [OS X; Category: Various; $1.99] Two Dollar Tuesday is offering three OS X apps for $1.99 each. Titles include PDF to Word +, Photo Sense, Presentation Themes.

  • xLine [OS X; On sale for $0.99, down from $21.99] Mind mapping management / Brainstorming It's perfect for idea collection and thought structuring.

  • Paranormal Agency [OS X; Now free, down from $4.99] Use your supernatural ESP to rid the city of malevolent spooks and spirits in this eerie Hidden Object game!

  • Social for Twitter [OS X; Now free, down from $0.99] Social for Twitter is a social management tool that is ideal for people who enjoy sending tweets to others.

  • Social for Facebook [OS X; Now free, down from $0.99] Social for Facebook is a social management tool that is ideal for people who use Facebook.

  • Social for Google+ [OS X; Now free, down from $0.99] Social for Google+ is a social management tool that is ideal for people who use Google's social network.

Note: All prices are USD and subject to change. Some deals may expire quickly. TUAW is not responsible for third-party deals and cannot guarantee availability or quality of any particular product at a specific price.

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