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:

VR headsets, wall-sticking iPhone cases, and more in the best deals of the week [Deals]

Get control of your smart home straight from your smartphone.
Get control of your smart home straight from your smartphone.
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We get a lot of great deals on gadgets and gear here, which is why every week we wrangle the best of the bunch. This week, we’ve got a way to turn your iOS device into a universal remote, an iPhone case that’ll stick to almost any surface, a VR headset powered by your phone, and more. Take a look:

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:

Master iOS 10, streamline your workflow and more with the best deals this week [Deals]

TaskPaper uses plain text editors to keep yourself on point and organized.
TaskPaper uses plain text editors to keep yourself on point and organized.
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Every week we take the many amazing deals we have and decide on a small handful of the absolute amazingest. This week we’ve got a dead simple way to streamline your desktop workflow, a speaker that projects sounds and glittering light, a high-speed VPN subscription and a lifetime of courses in iOS coding — including the soon-to-be-released iOS 10.

Reading this without using a VPN? That’s risky, but there’s a fix [Deals]

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Get two years of VPN protection to keep all your data and browsing activity private.
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If you go online (and now is not the time to pretend you don’t), you’re vulnerable to data violations of all sorts: identity theft, activity monitoring, geo-restrictions.

A great way to secure yourself against these problems is to connect to the internet via a virtual private network, or VPN, that carefully channels and anonymizes your traffic. And right now we’ve got a great VPN, with a great name, at a great price: two years of Hide My Ass! VPN for $69.99.