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These Are The Fabulous Rides Of Sir Jony Ive

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Today, Apple designer Jony Ive turns 47. One of the threads of his incredible career has been a passion for hot wheels. Before going on to become one of the world’s most famous designers, Jony Ive went to London’s Central Saint Martins Art School fueled by an early passion to design cars. Eventually, though, he took a detour that led him to revolutionize design in personal technology.

Apple hasn’t gotten around to making an iCar yet, but Jony’s passion for automobiles is still revved up and cruising for thrills. The famed designer hasn’t been afraid to fork over some fat stacks for a nice car on a whim – even if one of his brutal beauties almost cost him his life – and has gathered a nice little collection of luxury cars over the years.

Here’s a look at some of the fabulous cars that have puttered their way into Jony’s garage, with insider information about each one pulled from the pages of Leander Kahney’s new book, “Jony Ive: The Genius Behind Apple’s Greatest Products.”

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Get Over $3000 Worth Of Assets With The Valentine’s Day Designer Bundle [Deals]

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Cult of Mac Deals has put together another astounding offer – a package deal that features over $3000 worth of vector illustrations, Photoshop brushes, t-shirt designs, text styles and more. And you can get this bundle – dubbed The Valentine’s Day Designer Bundle in honor of the upcoming holiday – for just $39 for a limited time.

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The iSlider: A Portable, Versatile, And Stylish iPad Stand [Deals]

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At Macworld/iWorld last year, I had the opportunity to get a look at The iSlider by Rain Design. After using it for a bit, the folks at Rain Design decided to let me have one to use for review purposes. And after only a few days of use, The iSlider became my go-to iPad stand.

Cult of Mac has reviewed The iSlider before, and while I’ve used several stands for my iPad in the past (among them are the ZAGGmate and the Kribbit) The iSlider is by far the most versatile and best-designed stand I’ve ever used. It’s made me more efficient and effective when using my iPad, which is exactly the kind of thing I like in my tools. And right now Cult of Mac Deals is offering The iSlider for just $39.99.

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Get Thousands Of Design Assets And More With The Dynamic Designer Bundle [Deals]

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If you’ve been looking to add a ton of tools to your designer toolbox to start off the year, then this Cult of Mac Deals offer is going ot be right up your alley.

The Dynamic Designer Bundle features thousands of design assets and 10 premium website packages, providing you with a nearly endless supply of design elements that you can use for your personal or professional projects. The total value of this package is $1340 but for a limited time you can get it for just $29 from Cult of Mac Deals!

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Get Over 9 Hours Of WordPress Training And Build Your Dream Website [Deals]

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WordPress is a powerful tool that’ll give you the opportunity to unleash the power of the web and now with this concrete and easy-to-follow course you’ll be able to learn everything you need to know to get started. Have an idea that you’d like to take to the web? Want to build a website for someone? Look no further, because Cult of Mac Deals has got you covered with this offer.

In this multi-part WordPress training course from InfiniteSkills, you’ll learn everything you need to know to create a completely custom site from the ground up with no experience needed for just $39 – a savings of 60%!

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Redesigned VLC Gets Google Drive & Dropbox Integration

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VLC, a popular third-party video player for iOS, today received a major update that introduces a swanky new design and lots of new features. The app now looks right at home on devices running iOS 7, and it has the ability to stream videos from Google Drive and Dropbox. You can even download videos from UPnP media multimedia servers on your local network.

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Design Your Dream Home With Live Interior 3D [Deals]

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Ever wondered what your house would look like if you added an extra room? What about a new set of furniture?

Now you can stop wondering and start building the home of your dreams with Live Interior 3D Standard Edition for Mac. And Cult of Mac Deals has it for a limited time at the low price of just $19.99 – a savings of 59%!

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How iOS 7.1 Fixes Apple’s 4-Year-Old Crooked Design Screwup [Image]

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One of the maddeningly tiny details of iOS that has been completely broken for ages is the fact that page indicators — those little bubbles you see at the bottom of the home screen indicating there are more pages of apps to swipe to — have been off-center.

In fact, while the indicators have been screwed up since iOS 3.1.3 — a journey of drifting that seems to have started when Apple decided to put Spotlight search in iOS — iOS 7.1 is finally set to put things right, perfectly centering the page indicators for the first time in four years. You can all stop rioting in the streets now.

The Slide Stand And The AluPen Stylus For iPad Is Style Personified #BlackFriday [Deals]

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If the new iPad Air or Mini with Retina display is on your or a loved one’s list this holiday season – this bundle from the award-winning designers at Just Mobile is a deal that’s too good to pass up.

The Slide iPad stand and the AluPen stylus are winners of nearly a dozen prestigious awards, including Best of Show, Design, and other Category awards from the likes of MacWorld, iF International Forum, Reddot, iLounge, Computex, Spark, and others. And Cult of Mac Deals has them packaged together for just $59.99 for a limited time.

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Get Thousands of Icons And Pictograms With The Professionally-Designed Web Icon Set [Deals]

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You can never have enough tools in your designer toolbox, and Cult of Mac Deals has assembled another deal that will allow you to add even more high-quality design elements to yours.

With The Professionally-Designed Web Icon Set you’ll get thousands of icons and pictograms at a fraction of the regular price — just $49. That’s a savings of 85%!

This icon bundle includes Pictograms, Stock Icons and Mini Icons. All are modern in design and available in various PNG sizes. Here’s what you’ll get in this package (Note: Visit the Deals page to view samples of each of the sets included in this bundle):

  • Application Toolbar Icons: PNG Format; 24, 32, 48px sizes
  • Business Icon Set: PNG Format; 24, 48, 64, 128px sizes
  • Colored Mini Icon Set: PNG Format; 16px size
  • Country Flags Icon Set: PNG, PSD Format; 16 – 512px sizes
  • Credit Cards Icon Set: PNG Format; 32, 48, 64px sizes
  • Food Icon Set: PNG Format; 48px size
  • Hand-Drawn Sketch Icon Set: PNG Format; 48px size
  • Minimal Vector Mini Icon Set: PNG, PSD Format; 16px size
  • Mobile Application Icon Set: PNG Format; 48, 64, 90px sizes
  • Outline Style Pictogram Set: PNG, PSD Format; 24 – 512px sizes
  • Pictograms Glyphs Icon Set: PNG, PSD Format; 16 – 512px sizes
  • Portfolio Icon Set: PNG Format; 24, 48, 64, 128px sizes
  • Social Media Glyphs Icon Set: PNG, AI Format; 16 – 512px sizes
  • Social Media Icon Set: PNG Format; 48px size
  • Status Icon Set: PNG Format; 24, 48, 64px sizes
  • Stroke Icons: PNG, PSD Format; 16 – 512px sizes
  • Transportation Icon Set: PNG Format; 32, 48, 64, 76px sizes
  • Weather Icon Set: PNG Format; 32, 64, 128px sizes
  • Web Browser Icon Set: PNG Format; 16, 32, 64, 128px sizes

(Note: You’ll need Adobe Photoshop CS5 or higher and Adobe Illustrator CS5 or higher to make use of these icons and pictograms.)

Whether you’re creating a website, application, or wireframe for a client or personal use, adding these professionally designed, high-quality, and royalty-free stock icons to your collection may just be the best thing you do all week. So pick up The Professionally-Designed Web Icon Set for only $49 from Cult of Mac Deals today!

Get Thousands of Icons And Pictograms With The Professionally-Designed Web Icon Set [Deals]