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Daily Deals for June 17, 2014, featuring the Backend Hacker Bundle


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.

TUAW's Daily Deals

Take Studio Quality Smartphone Video w/The iStabilizer Dolly [On sale for $38.99, down from $65]

We all hate those bumpy and fidgety shots where you just want a smooth pan to sum up your surroundings. With the iStabilizer Dolly, you can now create captivating cinematic videos and panning shots using your smartphone.

Panning and tracking shots used to be reserved for professionals with big budgets for expensive equipment. But now, with most camera devices capable of shooting HD video, the iStabilizer Dolly allows you to take smooth tracking shots on any flat surface, giving your video a look and feel that's fit for the big screen.

Save 40 percent on the iStabilizer Dolly at TUAW Deals.

Daily Deals

The Backend Hacker Bundle: Master PHP & MySQL [On sale for $69, down from $445]

5 Courses & 39+ Hours Of In-Depth Instruction (New Udemy Users Only)

  • PHP & MySQL - Learn The Easy Way: Learn To Build Robust PHP & MySQL Web Applications
  • Learning Dynamic Website Design - PHP MySQL and JavaScript: Learn Dynamic Web Design with PHP, MySQL, AJAX, JavaScript and CSS
  • Beginners PHP Object Oriented Programming: A Beginners Guide To Object Oriented Programming In PHP
  • Learning MySQL5 - An Easy Way To Master MySQL: Learn MySQL 5 With This Hands-On Tutorial Course
  • Writing Secure PHP Code - PHP Security Tutorial: Create Secure PHP Code & Prevent Attacks & Exploits

Save 84% on The Backend Hacker Bundle at TUAW Deals.

Deals from Dealnews

  • Origin: [Computer Games] Peggle for Mac or PC for free
  • LA Computer Company: [Computer Accessories] CalDigit Thunderbolt Station Expansion Device for PC/Mac for $180 + $7 s&h
  • Adorama: [Camera Accessories] Refurb Nikon Wireless Mobile Adapter for select DSLRs for $25 + free shipping
  • Best Buy: [MacBook Air] MacBook Air Haswell Dual i5 13" Laptop for $750 + free shipping for students
  • B&H Photo Video: [Internal Hard Drives] Western Digital 4TB SATA 6Gbps Hard Drive 2-Pack for $300 + free shipping
  • MegaMacs: [iMac] Refurbished Apple iMac Core i5 27" Desktop for $980 + $34 s&h
  • Best Buy: [MacBook Air] MacBook Air Haswell i5 Dual 12" Laptop for $650 + free shipping for students
  • Verizon Broadband: [Computer Services] Verizon FiOS 50/25 w/ Local Channels, HBO or Showtime for $50/month
  • Lenovo: [USB Hard Drives] Lenovo F800 1TB Multi-mode WiFi Storage for $150 + free shipping
  • ExperCom: [MacBook Air] MacBook Air Core i5 Dual 1.4GHz 13" Laptop for $1,257 + $12 s&h
  • Allen Edmonds: [Laptop Carrying Case] Allen Edmonds Men's Strand Double Flap Briefcase for $495 + free shipping
  • eBay: [USB Hard Drives] Samsung D3 Station 4TB USB 3.0 External Hard Drive for $119 + free shipping

iOS Software Discounts

  • Boximize: Structured note taking app, personal database, form builder and organizer! [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $4.99] Boximize helps you become more organized and productive by bringing your important information together in one place and filing them as structured notes.

  • CameraBag 2 [iPhone; Now free, down from $1.99] CameraBag 2 is the world's first hi-fi photo app, featuring a massive number of the highest-quality styles and adjustments in an elegant, minimal interface.

  • Raging Thunder 2 [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $2.99] Raging Thunder 2 will take you through abandoned temples, tropical beaches, snow-covered mountains, the Great Wall and a range of other breathtaking vistas the world over!

  • Lost Echo [iOS Universal; On sale for $0.99, down from $2.99] In this indie, story driven adventure game you explore fully 3d environments using an intuitive point and click interface.

  • Stargate SG-1: Unleashed Ep 1 [iOS Universal; On sale for $1.99, down from $4.99] Stargate SG-1 Unleashed The interactive adventure has arrived! The original cast of Stargate SG-1 is back, and they are reunited in an entirely new episode that will awaken all your Stargate memories.

  • Stargate SG-1: Unleashed Ep 2 [iOS Universal; On sale for $1.99, down from $4.99] pisode 2 of Stargate SG-1: Unleashed is here! Join the original cast of Stargate SG-1 once again as they continue their struggle against Sekhmet and find out how this amazing interactive adventure unfolds.

  • 15 Coins [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $1.99] 15 Coins is a deceptively difficult minimalistic arcade game with one goal: collect 15 Coins before you are killed by your clones.

  • Damn Little Town [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $0.99] Damn Little Town is a tactical board game for 1-4 players.

  • Animated 3D Origami [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $1.99] The "How to Make Origami" app is simple and easy to use. Follow the step-by-step instructions and watch the 3D animation carefully. And don't worry, you'd have to try really hard to get confused.

  • Simplique [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $1.99] A revolutionary new way to make personalized, attractive and original lock screens.

  • ReadQuick [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $9.99] The world's best speed reading app. ReadQuick helps you read faster than ever before. Apple's App of the Week.

OS X Software Discounts

  • Two Dollar Tuesday [OS X; Category: Various; $1.99] Two Dollar Tuesday is offering three OS X apps for $1.99 each. Titles include Play+ for Netflix, SQLite Professional and Photo Bulk.

  • airWriter [OS X; Now free, down from $2.99] No illuminated text, no fancy formatting, no messy headers or footers, and no footnotes or endnotes. airWriter is an elegant, multipurpose text editor.

  • Awesome Mails [OS X; On sale for $4.99, down from $24.99] This App creates beautiful interactive emails with photos, stylish fonts and web hyper links.

  • Candlelight [OS X; Now free, down from $0.99] The little app that reduces eye strain and helps you sleep!

  • Darklight [OS X; Now free, down from $9.99] Take your Mac stargazing. See more with Darklight.

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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