A great thing about being a hub for great deals on gear and gadgets is being surprised by what shows up. This week we’ve got some especially enticing new deals, from a Kevlar-encased Lightning cable and a massive library of design assets to a Bluetooth-enabled LED smart bulb and an award-winning first-person horror game.
Take a look to share in our surprise and delight.
Zus Kevlar MFi-certified Lightning cable – $19.99
We all know our Lightning cables are prone to fraying and breaking. Instead of constantly replacing your iPhone’s lifeline, replace it once and for all with this Zus Cable coated in military-grade aramid fiber. Tangle-free and with a convenient 90-degree plug, this MFi-certified cable can bend over 15,000 times, 50 percent more than the nearest competitor, plus it’s covered by a lifetime warranty.
Noun Project Unlimited Icons: 2-year subscription – 79% off
If you do design work of any kind, you know how important a solid library of assets can be. With this database of more than 430,000 royalty-free icons from the Noun Project, you’ll have a true resource that will save time and foster ideas. The Noun Project has made a mission of collecting and making available a comprehensive library of icons, and they’re doing a great job — just drag and drop the icons using the Mac App (no downloads required!) and get the SVG and PNG files you need for your next project.
Buy now: Get two years of Noun Project Icons for $49, a whopping 79 percent off the usual price.
SMFX Bluetooth Smart Bulb – 25% off
Lightbulbs have sure come a long way, and there’s no better example than the SMFX. It’s LED-powered for brighter light that uses less energy. And it’s Bluetooth-enabled for remote control of dimming, brightening, changing between 16 million colors and more, right from your iOS or Android device. It’ll last 40,000 hours (about 27 years of normal use), using 10 percent the energy of a regular bulb. Plus, this lightbulb has a “disco mode” — seriously — that changes the light along with the sound of your favorite music.
Best. Lightbulb. Ever.
Buy now: Get a SMFX Smart Bulb for $29.99, a discount of 25 percent.
Layers of Fear – 50% off
Getting scared is fun, which makes games an especially great platform for the horror genre. For proof, look no further than Layers of Fear, a new first-person psychedelic thriller with a strong focus on story and exploration. You’ll descend into a painter’s madness as he toils over his magnum opus, exploring the secrets that drove him mad within a mysterious, constantly changing Victorian mansion. The unsettlingly immersive and richly illustrated experience has made this game a Steam favorite and the recipient of rave reviews from GameRadar, Kotaku and more.
Buy now: Get Layers of Fear for $9.99, half off the usual price.