Times are moving fast, and keeping up can be tough. That’s why we’ve gathered some great ways to step up your game without feeling the pain in your wallet. From comprehensive coding courses to gadget self-repair and sci fi-worthy lightbulbs, we’ve got something to take anybody to the next level. But act fast — like the present moment, these deals will be gone before you know it.
Stuk.io Ruby on Rails Courses: 2-Yr Subscription – 89% off
By building more than 24 real apps, Stuck.io’s content-packed learning model will get you coding with Ruby on Rails from the ground up. Each month a new step-by-step app building project covers topics like building a sided marketplace a’la Airbnb, directory sites like Yelp, web scrapers and even Tinder-style dating apps. By the end you’ll be certified in Ruby on Rails, and have the benefit of Stuk.io’s partnerships with tech recruitment agencies.
Wondershare PDFelement for Mac & OCR Plug-In – 59% off
We all know PDFs are great to look at but tough to work with. Wondershare’s software is changes all that, opening the notoriously coy format to allow adjusting fonts, changing images, reorganizing pages, and lots more. Plus you can convert between more than 300 formats with the OCR plug-in, making this one app that can totally flip the PDF script.
iFixit Pro Tech Screwdriver Set & Jimmy Bundle – 39% off
Without the right tools, modern electronics are basically locked boxes that defy any attempt at repair. iFixit’s combination of specialized screwdrivers and separator tool changes that, giving you access to even the most esoteric components and tightly sealed joints. From iPhones to Macbooks and beyond, now you can get in there and get it working without shelling out extra cash or even leaving the house.
iStabilizer Dolly – 34% off
People are shooting entire movies on their iPhones these days, and tools like this make it possible to get studio-quality shots on a DIY budget. This four-wheeled dolly grips your phone (or DSLR camera) with a flexible arm, then glides along to create super-smooth tracking and panning shots. No one will believe you got these dramatic camera moves out of a phone.
Revogi Smart Color Bluetooth LED Bulb – 30% off
The future is here, and we’ve got the lightbulbs to prove it. These LED lights plug into your standard slots, but that’s where the similarity ends. These bulbs offer 16 million color options, dimming, smartphone-control for as many as ten bulbs at a time, even smart-timer settings. They also use 90% less energy than old-fashioned bulbs, making the Revogi a light-switch that’s also a no-brainer.