Don’t miss out on these Black Friday specials from Cult of Mac Deals

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This handheld scanner can provide ultra precise color readings for your digital or paint-based needs.
This handheld scanner can provide ultra precise color readings for your digital or paint-based needs.
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It’s that wonderful time of the year, Black Friday! What is a better day than the day after spending time with the family and devouring a huge Thanksgiving meal? Whether you are shopping around for yourself or a family member, it is always nice to score a cool piece of tech at a deal.

Black Friday has evolved over the years from camping out in front of retail stores for a chance to score an amazing deal to clicking your mouse in the comfort of your home. Cult of Mac Deals presents a list of deals below that will please anyone you are shopping for, including yourself.

Gear & Gadgets

1. Glowing iOS Lightning Charging Cable – $11.99 (40% off)

Little Create Glowing Cable
Always find your charging cable at night
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Hate never knowing how fast a device is charging over a USB connection? With this glowing USB cable, now you’ll know. Just see how fast the lights are strobbing through this ultra-cool cable and you’ll know exactly how fast you’re powering up. Who knew a simple USB cable could be such a conversation starter?

2. Mim Smartwatch – $39.20 (60% off) with coupon code “BFRIDAY20”

MIM Smartwatch
Track your steps, get phone notifications, and monitor sleep with the MIM Smartwatch
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A smartwatch that looks as good as it functions. The Mim Smartwatch‘s stainless steel construction in a variety of eye-catching colors and styles work hand-in-hand with a host of smart features (call notifications, activity tracker, sleep monitor, etc.) linked to your smartphone via Bluetooth. And did we mention the battery lasts 750 days, making it the world’s best battery life you’ll find.

3. Nix Mini Color Sensor – $55.20 (44% off) with coupon code “BFRIDAY20”

This handheld scanner can provide ultra precise color readings for your digital or paint-based needs.
This handheld scanner can provide ultra precise color readings for your digital or paint-based needs.
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For the artist or decorator on your list, here’s the gadget that’ll make color matching amazingly simple. With an existing color library of more than 28,000 brand name paint, RGB, HEX and CMYK colors, just scan any wall, fabric, dye or other source and you’ll know the right color immediately. The Nix Mini Color Scanner could be the holiday where guessing and paint mixing become a thing of the past.

4. XLive 1080p Smart Doorbell – $119.20 (52% off) with coupon code “BFRIDAY20”

Xlive Smart Doorbell
Keep tabs on your front door straight from your iPhone
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Home security begins at the front door…and with the XLive smart doorbell, your holiday gift will help someone stand guard over their home even when they aren’t there. Through a smartphone app, this cloud-based video camera lets you watch who’s ringing your doorbell, talk with your visitors, and record the action outside your front door.

5. Hover 4K Camera Passport Self-Flying Camera Drone – $349.99 (30% off)

Passport Drone
The Hover Camera Passport Drone is your own personal photographer

Drone technology has come a long way within the last year. Hitting both ends of the spectrum, the Hover 4K Passport Camera Drone is portable to fold up in your backpack and also sophisticated to automatically follow around the subject in a photo or video. Don’t miss out this 2017 Red Dot Design and IF Design Award Winner.

Check out the entire gear and gadgets collection curated by Cult of Mac Deals.

Apps, Software, and Online Courses

1. The Black Friday Mac Bundle, feat. PDF Expert and Roxio Toast Titanium – $23.20 (94% off) with coupon code “BFRIDAY20”

Upgrade your Mac with a bunch of productivity and performance enhancing apps.
Upgrade your Mac with a bunch of productivity and performance enhancing apps.
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If you want to pick up any bundle of apps before you make your New Year’s resolution to be more efficient, it should be The Black Friday Mac Bundle, featuring PDF Expert and Roxio Toast Titanium. This bundle includes an app that allows you to easily and intuitively edit PDF documents for collaboration, a digital media suite and DVD burner, a tool to effortlessly preview, save, and manage your data and more. It’s the ultimate suite of apps to help you be even more productive.

2. Ginger Page Premium: Lifetime Subscription – $56.00 (92% off) with coupon code “BFRIDAY20”

GingerPage
GingerPage is packed with tools that can improve your writing in real time.
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Let’s face it: not even autocorrect gets it right all the time. Clean up the way you type and digitally communicate with this Ginger Page Premium: Lifetime Subscription, helping you write quickly and accurately on all your devices. You can ensure your text will be the highest caliber it can be — Ginger even rephrases and reads your text back to you, so you can be sure it sounds right.

3. VPN Unlimited: Lifetime Subscription – $23.99 (93% off) with coupon code “BFRIDAY20”

CoM - VPN Unlimited- Lifetime Subscription
This lightweight little airplane is easy to fly and controllable straight from your smartphone.
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Consider this VPN Unlimited: Lifetime Subscription your one-stop shop for all your online privacy concerns. This robust VPN solution secures both your Wi-Fi and cellular connections, encrypts your online activity and helps you bypass annoying web content restrictions. Plus, you get to enjoy a high speed connection and unlimited traffic bandwidth while you browse.

4. Zoolz Cloud Storage: Lifetime of 1TB Instant Vault and 1TB of Cold Storage- $27.99 (93% off) with coupon code “BFRIDAY20”

Get two terabytes of cloud storage, for life.
Get two terabytes of cloud storage, for life.
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One month we’re adding cloud storage to support the slew of vacation photos we just took — the next month we’re not using that storage (that we just paid for) at all. Zoolz Cloud Storage: Lifetime is a smarter cloud storage solution: it’s broken into 1TB of Instant Vault storage that you can access immediately, and 1TB of Cold Storage for the files and data you don’t need everyday (think tax documents, etc.).

5. The Complete Learn to Code Bonus Bundle – $43.20 (97% off) with coupon code “BFRIDAY20”

Pay What You Want- Learn to Code 2017 Bundle
Grab this massive bundle of essential coding courses.
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There’s a lot of different directions you could go into when you start a coding career or education — but we really recommend what’s in The Complete Learn to Code Bonus Bundle. It includes 12 courses, featuring lessons in Ruby on Rails, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Python, cloud computing and more. It’s everything you’d need to know to get hired on as a rockstar in any startup — and for the price, it’s definitely the best bang for your buck.

6. eLearnExcel + eLearnOffice: Lifetime Subscription – $28.00 (94% off) with coupon code “BFRIDAY20”

If you want to excel in the modern workplace, you've got to know Microsoft Office.
If you want to excel in the modern workplace, you’ve got to know Microsoft Office.
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Excel is pretty much a universal language in all business environments — and being able to use it with proficiency is sure to get you noticed in any role you might take on. This eLearnExcel + eLearnOffice: Lifetime Subscription includes something for seasoned Pivot Table vets and newbies to the Office platform alike. This course dives into the eight Microsoft applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, OneDrive, Outlook, Access and Calendar — by the end, you’ll be using all of them with total confidence.

Also, don’t forget to check out the entire digital and online course collections curated by Cult of Mac Deals.