Best deals of the week: Bone-conductive headphones, Lytro’s Illum camera, and more [Deals]

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Get unbeatable deals on Lightning cables, cameras and more.
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This week’s best deals include some high tech goodies. From headphones that send sound straight into your skull, to invincible Lightning cables and the groundbreaking Lytro Illum, and a comprehensive education in iOS development. It’s a red letter week for deals, you should definitely check these out:

Just in time for WWDC 2016, learn how to develop for iOS [Deals]

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Learn Swift and other key programming languages to start making apps for iPhone and iPad.
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With all the great minds working at and with Apple coming together again for WWDC 2016, we’re sharing deals aimed at developers new and seasoned alike. These lessons in Swift, Objective-C, Xcode and other essential iOS languages and frameworks will get you up to speed with some of the most lucrative and in-demand skills in today’s job market. Take a look:

Save 99% on the Coding 101 bundle [Deals]

The Coding 101 Bundle is a comprehensive course in web development, going for less than 1% the normal price.
The Coding 101 Bundle is a comprehensive course in web development, going for less than 1% the normal price.
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Saying “I really should learn to code” is like saying, “I really should start going to the gym” — We often say it before thinking of something else to do. This bundle of coding courses will leave you without any excuses, with more than 31 hours of stem-to-stern lessons covering everything from basic web concepts through various key coding languages and the how-tos of developing for multiple platforms.

It usually goes for over $6,000, but right now the price has been slashed to $49 at Cult of Mac Deals.

Seven Surprisingly Helpful iOS App Development Tips From Federal Agencies

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What lessons can businesses and app developers learn from the federal government?
What lessons can businesses and app developers learn from the federal government?

The U.S. federal government may not be where you’d expect to see mobile innovation or find good app development suggestions. While there’s still a public sector bureaucracy in government, a number of government agencies are beginning to develop new ways to connect with citizens and invest in mobile technologies for internal use.

Granted, most agencies are doing so because of requirements under the Obama administration’s 21st Century Digital Government Strategy. One of which is that every federal agency  must make two high-value, customer-facing services available via mobile devices over the next year.  Still, the innovation is happening and the agencies that have already taken up the challenge are good models for agencies that have yet to do so.

They’re also good sources of advice for any organization that is beginning to develop an iOS or mobile app strategy.

Carrier Partnerships Can Ease iPhone Roll Outs And Support

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Carrier partnerships can offer one-stop shopping for mass iPhone deployments.
Carrier partnerships can offer one-stop shopping for mass iPhone deployments.

During our Mobile Management Month series, we noted that a number mobile management vendors have established strategic partnerships with consulting firms, telecom agents, and mobile carriers. According to a study, these kinds or partnerships are paying off for everyone involved – carriers, vendors, and business customers.