Learn essential skills, protect yourself from snoops and more [Week’s Best Deals]

Learn project management, one of the most lucrative skills in today's job market.
Learn project management, one of the most lucrative skills in today's job market.
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Another week, another bunch of great new deals. We’ve gathered some of the very best, from training in lucrative skills like project management and Swift development, to a tool for working from any computer remotely and super secure virtual private network access. It’s all discounted by no less than 50 percent, take a look:

Working from home? These tools will help you stay productive [Deals]

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Turbocharge your home office with these great tools.
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More and more of us are working from the living room couch or the coffee shop, meaning we have to find ways of keeping ourselves organized and on task. We’ve rounded up some of the best tools — at the best prices — to make sure working from home doesn’t mean phoning it in. Take a look:

Time’s running out on these killer productivity upgrades for your Mac [Deals]

Dragon's latest version comes with all new features for easily and instantly converting speech to text.
Dragon's latest version comes with all new features for easily and instantly converting speech to text.
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Recently we’ve received a long list of amazing Mac apps at equally amazing discounts, but they’re about to slip away. This is your last chance to save half off (and more) on Dragon’s latest dictation software, Parallels for running Windows and Linux on your Mac, Prizmo for converting text images into editable files, and Roxio’s latest version of Toast for the ultimate in file conversions of nearly any type. If you’re looking to expand your Mac’s functionality, get on these deals now:

Keep your data protected, master a powerful game engine, and more [Deals]

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A new day, a bunch of killer new deals. This week we’ve got comprehensive lessons in the Unity 3D game engine, a toolkit for running Windows on your Mac, a gorgeous soundbar with optical audio, and a lifetime of virtual private network access, all for massive discounts of between 56 and 93 percent off. Take a look:

Quit wasting valuable time repeating yourself as you type [Deals]

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TextExpander takes (some) of the pain out of repetitive typing.
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If you spend any amount of time at the keyboard, you’re wasting a surprising amount of it. Whether signing off on emails, filling out data fields, or writing a line of code, there’s a long list of phrases we needlessly write out repeatedly.

TextExpander is a tool for bypassing your most commonly used lines and phrases, making your writing more efficient to save valuable minutes and even hours. Right now at Cult of Mac Deals, you can get a year of TextExpander for just $19.98.