Get the thinnest battery case ever made for the iPhone for over 50% off

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Almost everyone has their smartphone in a case of one kind or another. Beyond simple protection, finding a case that can charge your phone on its own, but doesn’t feel like it’s also adding a couple pounds to the phone’s weight is the tricky part.  Billed as the world’s thinnest battery case, the ThinCharge iPhone 6/6S Battery Case not only cuts a slick profile, it also offers amazing power and versatility in that tiny body - and now, you can get this piece of slim-tech for $56.99 - 55% off - in the Boing Boing Store.

Once you’re charged up and ready to go, you’ll have ultimate traveling peace of mind, knowing the ThinCharge can offer up to 200% battery life while you’re out and about. Just plug in your iPhome 6 or 6s and punch the battery activation button and ThinCharge’s 2600mAh output will get your phone back up on its feet.

Handy LED indicator lights let you know when the charging is underway or finished; and the unit’s pass-through charging feature allows current to juice up the phone before it starts replenishing your battery.

But they don’t call it the world’s thinnest battery case for nothing, so ThinCharge’s  true calling card is right in its name...the way you forget you’ve even got it in your pocket. With no additional weight dragging you down, feel free to have it on your phone at all times, ready to offer that powerful surge to get you out of trouble at a moment’s notice. Read the rest

Save 93% on complete access to online training leader Stone River Academy

You never know when new projects, ideas or opportunities can drop into your lap at a moment’s notice.  That may require you to learn a new programming language like Python. Or maybe you need a primer on 3D game development. Or you might realize you could use a serious brush-up on iOS mobile creation.

Point is, it’s always uncertain what you may need to learn - or master - tomorrow. Thankfully, online training leader Stone River Academy is opening their doors wide with a lifetime subscription to their overflowing catalog of tech training courses at 93% off its regular price.

Stone River Academy boosts more than 90 courses and more than 2,000 hours of online training, ready to get you up to speed on almost anything needed to take your career or hobby passions to the next level.

Check out tutorials on a host of web disciplines, including web and mobile programming, web design, game app creation, 3D animation and more.  Or get more specialized training in some of the most popular and valuable programs and development platforms out there like Bootstrap, Unity 3D, Java, Python, MySQL, node.js, CSS and others.

With two to five new courses joining Stone River Academy’s roster every month, you’ll never be at a loss for what to learn next.

If you’re chasing a new job or thinking of a career change, you’ll undoubtedly find a 3-to-8 hour course here to help you land it.  Or if you’re just an uber-overachiever...just dive in...there’s plenty to keep you busy. Read the rest

Pay What You Want for the Spring 2016 Mac Bundle

Isn’t it about time to stretch what your Mac can do?  I mean, you’ve got plenty of great programs now...but don’t you think you could use some new tools to get your creative, analytical and organizational juices really flowing?  It’s spring, so we cleaned up a whole bunch of super-cool apps lying around and packaged ‘em up into a stellar Spring 2016 Mac Bundle of software - and you can get it for any price you want.

It works like this...for any price you’re ready to pay, you can get three awesome Mac programs: text editor productivity tool Marked 2, coding helper skEdit 4 and photo editing and archiving program Emulsion.  

Those programs alone are worth almost $100, but if you pay anything over the average price other shoppers are paying for this bundle, you’ll unlock 10 more stellar apps that’ll have your Mac spinning like a top.

Average price purchasers will also receive website builder Flex 6, security watchdog Hands Off!, photo manager AfterShot Pro 2, remote controller Screens 3, 3D modeler Owlet, back-up wizard FoldersSynchronizer 4, productivity coach Pomodoro Time Pro, clipboard simplifier iClip, cross-platform organizer FilePane and streaming music recorder AllMyMusic.

That’s another $850 worth of powerful, versatile apps that’ll have your Mac ready to do anything...and you can get it at any price you want to pay right now in the Boing Boing Store. Read the rest

Get the Complete Android Developer Course by Rob Percival for just $17

In the world of app development, there’s no greater arena to find success than with Android users.  About 80% of the smartphones in use today worldwide operate on the Android operating system, so if you build a great app that Android users love, you’re an international rock star. You’ll be able to make sure your million-dollar idea gets created and marketed the right way with The Complete Android Developer Course, now just $17 - 91% off - in the Boing Boing Store.

Even if you’re a complete app novice, this course encompassing over 230 lectures and more than 31 hours of content will show you exactly how to work with Android M, the latest and greatest Android platform, and how to get your creations selling on Google Play.

Your guide to the Android universe is Rob Percival, a top-rated web developer and instructor who also teaches the popular Complete Web Developer Course. Rob will not only give you the thorough introduction to Android M that you need, but take you through each stage of developing  14 different working apps to show you exactly how it all works.

You’ll work on building a currency converter app, a brain training app, a favorite places app and even Uber and Instagram clones using Parse.  Over the course of building all these real-world apps, you’ll discover the methods that work best and the ones that don’t so you be able to hit the ground running to develop all your own big ideas.

Rob will also show you how to get the most out of bringing your finished apps to the public in Google Play and how to effectively market your creation using Google Ads. Read the rest

Jumpstart your career with our Ultimate SQL Bootcamp and save 87%

Unless you’re a programmer or webmaster, the term SQL probably doesn’t mean much to you. But for those looking to understand more about how and why the web works the way that it does, know this - SQL and its process of managing and presenting large data sets is everywhere...and it’s the most in-demand programming skill there is today.

For those looking to get a leg up in the race for hugely competitive web development jobs, you couldn’t find a better place to start when by devouring this Ultimate SQL Bootcamp program, now just $49 in the Boing Boing Store.

You’ll get access to nine courses that’ll make you as familiar with SQL and all its implications as the back of your hand.  

 

A SQL Server, ASP.NET, CSS, C# & jQuery Course: Programmers can’t live on SQL alone...find out how SQL syncs with CSS, jQuery, C# and others to boost your coding power.SQL Database for Beginners:  Understand the philosophies behind SQL, including the right ways to set up a database, manage its relationships and craft queries to get the data you want.SQL Tutorial: Learn SQL with MySQL Database:  MySQL and PostgreSQL are two of the most important SQL programs around -- learn them here as well as how they can take your databases to the next level.From 0 To 1: Heavy Lifting with SQL & Databases:  When the right time to roll out SQL? Find out here as you take a deep dive into joins, aggregate operators, database interfacing and more. Read the rest

Drunk or not? Get the BACtrack Trace Professional Breathalyzer for 38% off

Being a sloppy drunk is never a good look.  Seriously...never.  But invariably, after throwing back a few at a bar, party or get-together, the edge of your sobriety starts to get a little bit murky.  Are you drunk...or not?  Considering the potentially extraordinary legal, financial and social consequences for being wrong on that incredibly critical point, the BACtrack Trace Professional Breathalyzer could be just the tool you need to avoid jail, a massive legal bill and the black mark of a DUI on your record.  And now, Boing Boing Store shoppers can pick one up for $79.99, 38% off its MSRP.

With its one-touch operation, just blow into the BACtrack and you’ll immediately get an accurate estimate on your blood alcohol level.  The unit sports a sensor that’s fully police-grade, DOT/NHTSA compliant and produces results on par with anything used in hospitals, doctors’ offices or out on the streets with law enforcement officers.

The clear LCD display makes your results simple to read and understand and the BACtrack even catalogues your previous 10 results.

The BACtrack fits comfortably in your pocket, so it’s always ready when you’re ready to party and the six included mouthpieces mean you and your friends can all check your levels without running into any icky sanitation issues.

At $79.99, it’s a fraction of what you’d pay if you got pulled over...and measured against what could happen if you got behind the wheel drunk, it’s a mandatory precaution that’s too important to ignore.  Invest now in your future now at 38% off its regular price. Read the rest

Giveaway Alert: Five years of Adobe Creative Cloud

If you’re a creative type, then you’ve undoubtedly spent time working with Adobe products.  Whether it’s Photoshop or Premiere Pro or InDesign, they’re the pinnacle name in full-featured integrated multimedia platforms, allowing you full control to manipulate everything from images to audio to video to layout to...basically anything.

And because their stuff is so cool, access to the Adobe Creative Cloud and all the tricked-out toys in their toybox does not come cheap - about $600 a year.  Which is why we strongly recommend you win our Adobe Creative Cloud Giveaway and receive FIVE full years of complete Creative Cloud license for absolutely nothing.

What do you get? Well, pretty much everything Adobe’s got to offer -- among the 20+ desktop and mobile apps you’ll get are Photoshop, Lightroom, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat Pro, Experence Design, Premiere Pro, After Effects, Animate, Dreamweaver, Audition, InCopy, Slate and a whole bunch more.

As if that wasn’t enough, our lucky winner will also get a free portfolio website to showcase your creative work, license to premium fonts from Typekit and a roomy 20 GB cloud storage area to share your files with anyone anywhere.

All you’ve got to do is enter and then keep your fingers crossed.  You can even pick up an additional entry is you can talk a friend 21 years of age or older to enter the contest as well.

Don’t wait...the contest ends June 3. Read the rest

Learn to be a Digital Entrepreneur for only $19

Starting up an online business can seem simple, especially when you stack it next to brick-and-mortar startups. No office or storefront to rent, less overhead, fewer (or often, no) employees to deal with...it all seems like a can’t-miss option.

But finding digital success obviously isn’t that simple. There’s a learning curve that every online business owner goes through...so learn from their experience and start your operation with your eyes wide open with this Digital Entrepreneur course bundle, now just $19 - 97% off - in the Boing Boing Store.

You’ll get seven courses worth of deep-dive info on everything you’ll need to get a successful online business off the ground, including:

How to Start Your Own Digital Marketing Agency: A digital marketing agency owner unveils all the secrets of doing it yourself, including who, where and how to find clients as well as how to keep them.How to Get SEO Clients for Your Digital Marketing Agency:  You know how to bring online shoppers to a business...so learn how to generate leads that will find  clients to take advantage of your services.How to Make a Passive Income Amazon Affiliate Store: You don’t have to make money selling your own products...learn how to generate passive income through an Amazon Affiliate store selling products for the retail giant.How to Get SEO Clients for Your Digital Marketing Agency:  You know how to bring online shoppers to a business...so learn how to generate leads that will find  clients to take advantage of your services. Read the rest

Learn and create with the Complete Raspberry Pi 2 Starter Kit - now 85% off

If you haven't already been introduced to the coolness of the Raspberry Pi, then it's really about time to catch up to the rest of us tech tinkerers.

For the uninitiated, the Raspberry Pi is a credit card-sized, single-board micro-computer that’s been opening up all kinds of programming possibilities for the tech-savvy learner.  And right now, you can get the latest model - the Pi 2 - and everything you need to get going in the Complete Pi 2 Starter Kit, available for just $115 in the Boing Boing Store.

For such a tiny package, the Pi 2 packs some surprisingly powerful punch, including a Broadcom ARMv7 quad core processor (6x faster than the original Pi), 1GB of RAM and the compatibility to run lots of programs, apps...and basically do a lot more than you might expect.

But where the Pi 2’s DIY attitude really shines is in its versatility, offering the perfect training ground for any computer hardware and coding experimentation you’ve wanted to try.

In this package, you’ll also get the Pi 2’s Quick Starter Kit, including all the start-up accessories you’ll need like a power adapter, ethernet and HDMI cables and a Pi 2 enclosure.  And just to make sure you're truly prepped, you’ll also receive five courses full of Pi background:

Intro to Raspberry Pi: Your complete Raspberry Pi starter tutorial.Hardware Projects Using Raspberry Pi: Create Pi-controlled devices, including light detectors and motion sensors.Python Programming for Beginners: Master Python, the Pi’s most accessible programming language. Read the rest

Make Mother’s Day memorable with Bouqs Company Spring Flowers - now 30 percent off

Mom loves you.  I mean, you’d be nothing without her.  And you don’t call or write her nearly as much as you should, do you?  Are you feeling guilty yet?  Well, you should...because no one will ever love you like your Mom.  So for Mother’s Day show her you’re not the ungrateful, wayward child who never calls by showering her with an amazing spring floral assortment from The Bouqs Company.  Right now, you can get a $50 site-wide credit for just $35 in the Boing Boing Store.

Get to planning for Mom’s big day now (May 8, you slackers) and let Bouqs put together the finest spring blossoms around WITHOUT getting jammed up by florists hiking flower prices through the roof the week before the holiday.

To put your mind at ease, Bouqs only gathers flowers from eco-friendly, sustainable farms and with a Bouqs.com purchase, you’ll be assured of getting an incredible assortment up to 10 days fresher than that stuff down at the corner florists.

Did we mention that in addition to your savings, delivery from Bouqs is also free? And if by some crazy circumstance you don’t like what Mom receives, Bouqs will backs every purchase with their Bouq’s Company Happiness Guarantee. Just knowing a company has a happiness guarantee makes you feel happy doing business with them, right?

Even if you’re not down with a Mother’s Day purchase, don’t forget all the spring birthdays, other holidays and just plain out-of-the-blue brownie points you’ll get sending a fantastic arrangement just because. Read the rest

Save 54% on the World's First Liquid Plastic Welder: Bondic Pro Kit

Glue is pretty fantastic stuff.  But sometimes, you’re dealing with a project that takes a little more finesse than a bottle of Elmer’s can satisfy.  For fixing serious jobs, roll in the big guns and use versatile, liquid plastic to handle your major repair issues.  The Bondic Pro Kit is the world’s first liquid plastic welder - and now, you can grab that baby to tackle a host of household fixes for just $22.99 - 54% off - in the Boing Boing Store.

Application is simple - just lay a smooth layer of liquid plastic over the cracks in that outdoor chair or car bumper and with the use of the included UV LED light, your plastic layer is cured in just four seconds. Apply a few coats and before you know it, your item is looking as good as new again.

The Bondic applicator allows maximum precision to get your liquid plastic into just the right spot.  And with three tubs of plastic included, you’ll be ready to take on any number of honey-do projects without calling for reinforcements.

The entire Bondic Pro Kit fits in a travel case about the size of a small pencil box, perfect for keeping the Bondic on hand and ready when the need arises.

Check it out now at more than half off its MSRP...and you’ll never have to go back to that simple white glue again.

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Save 94% on Agile/Scrum Certification Training

Contrary to popular belief, the best project managers aren’t just the people who “get things done.” In fact, the men and women tasked with successfully guiding a business’ most critical projects have specialized training that’s a whole separate skill set to itself. If you’ve never heard of “sprints” or “burndown charts” or “product owners,” then you’ve probably never worked on an Agile project utilizing the management framework known as Scrum.

Scrum is hugely popular because it establishes multiple sets of short-term goals toward long-term project completion, along with quantifiable results that let team members know exactly where a project stands on its path to ultimate success. Now, you can become a certified Scrum Master with the Agile Certification Training courses, now just $44.99 - 94% off - in the Boing Boing Store.

With this set of 20+ courses, including 25 hours of content, you’ll master the Agile principles and techniques you’ll need to pass the PMI-ACP exam, the industry-standard certification essential to becoming an elite project manager in a major company. You’ll learn how to set timelines, assemble and manage multi-generational teams and implement the pathway to project success that Agile provides. Inside this bundle of courses, you’ll not only learn Agile’s most popular application Scrum, but other Agile implementation methods like Kanban, Lean, extreme programming (XP) and more. You’ll receive expert-led instruction as well as a host of labs, games and other activities to make the tenets of Agile second nature - and put you well on the way to acing the PMI-ACP exam. Read the rest

Which Earbud is Right for You?

Earbuds are almost as individualized as the people who wear them. Some offer premium sound for the audiophiles, some lean on stand-out features and compatibility for the tech geeks -- and some just make you LOOK cool. Thankfully, these three earbud options are a nice mix of all three approaches...and all come at a great price.

Munitio NINES Tactical Earphones

Regular Price: $179

The DEAL: $36.99 (79% off)

The NINES pack a wallop across the board for any earbud buyer. The bass-enhancing chamber and deep, distortion free sound provide a top-flight audio experience, while the one button universal mic control allows you to talk and control your sound mix with expert precision. It works with virtually any smartphone, tablet, mp3 player or other portable device and - here’s the kicker - the earbud cables are reinforced with Kevlar, meaning you won’t get the fraying and splitting you see with cheaper earbuds. And at 79% off, they’re a premium item at a discount price.

MMOVE Stereo Bluetooth Earbuds

Regular Price: $59

The DEAL: $31.99 (45% off)

 

Amidst the universe of wicked earbud features, perhaps none is better than Bluetooth connectivity.  The option of going unplugged has amazing applications for working out - or just rocking out - without a tangle of wires restricting your vibe. The MMOVE earbuds sport lightweight, CVC 6.0 Noise Reduction technology to provide top-flight audio and six hours of battery life per charge. Plus Bluetooth!  Did we mention the MMOVE also allows you to connect to two devices at once? Read the rest

Save 94% on the Advanced Cloud Computing with AWS course bundle

Every business wants to harness the power of technology to better predict, direct and streamline the focus of their operations. Amazon Web Services have become a go-to name in cloud-based business and technology solutions - and with this 10-module, 17-hour coursework package (available now for just $39 - 94% off in the Boing Boing Store), you’ll learn how to put the universe of AWS platforms to work to have your business’ IT infrastructure humming.

With e-learning materials augmented by practical hands-on exercises, you’ll discover how AWS can improve your operational efficiency, cut costs, properly scale your future IT needs, leverage cloud-based infrastructure solutions as well as manage and support your own cloud-based apps and services.

This bundle of coursework will not only help you learn the basics of cloud computing, but truly understand the concepts behind the technology and the potential benefits they could offer to your particular business.

With so much commerce moving toward cloud-based services, this learning package is also the perfect training module for an IT professional either looking to advance in their current position or add a highly-marketable new skill-set to their current roster of abilities.

This deep-dive into cloud computing regularly costs around $700, so jump in and grab this offer now at 94% off its original price. Read the rest

Adobe Ink & Slide brings artistry into the digital world for only $19.99

If you haven’t experimented with the latest programs for naturally drawing and sketching on a touchscreen, then you may be surprised how far those advancements have come. Replicating the fine detail produced by a skilled human hand is becoming surprisingly possible in the digital environment - with the proper tools at your disposal, of course.

The Adonit Adobe Ink & Slide is just the creative tool for translating your artistry digitally -- and now, it’s available for $19.99 - 90% off - in the Boing Boing Store.

The Ink & Slide syncs perfectly via Bluetooth with users of Adobe Creative Cloud programs (particularly Illustrator Draw and Photoshop Sketch) and allows your iPad to become a full-service sketch pad or canvas. Use the Ink stylus’ variable tip and pressure sensitivity to draw smooth, seamless lines of varying weights and colors as straight edges, circles, curves or even those pesky French curves. Grab the Slide ruler and you can hone those lines and curves to pinpoint specifications, offering all the precision of the digital realm with all of the creative license a true artist demands.

Try the Adonit Adobe Ink & Slide out for yourself and prepare to be impressed...even though the most impressive aspect of this deal may well be the 90% off price tag.

And if you can’t get enough computer design in your life, don’t forget to also pick up our other crazy-good deals; the comprehensive, 60-plus course Ultimate Design & Animation Bundle ($29, 98% off its MSRP) and the CrazyTalk Animator 2 Standard & Complete Training Bundle ($39, 51% off), also available now. Read the rest

Save 97% on our Startup School 2016 Bundle

We didn’t all go to Wharton or Harvard Business School. Sometimes the entrepreneurial bug bites long after your collegiate days have passed. But just because you didn’t get a business degree from some super-prestigious, ultra-expensive commerce-focused proving ground doesn’t mean you’ll never learn what it takes to succeed in the world of dollars and cents.

In fact, you can tap into ELearning’s all-inclusive Startup School 2016 bundle of courses and learn exactly what it takes to make some real money wheeling and dealing online. Get the high-priced training that an MBA candidate spends years accumulating - for only $49 right now in the Boing Boing Store.

Across 60-plus hours of expert tech and business instruction, you’ll learn:

Beginner to Advanced SEO Course for Startups, Businesses & Bloggers: Understand Search Engine Optimization and how it can help make you rich.New Business Ideas: Create Your $1,000,000 Business This Week: Use real-world experience to chart the do’s and don’ts of online business.Step-by-Step Startup Business Guide: The Modern Entrepreneur: Go inside the mindset it takes to succeed in the new business landscape.Growth Hacking with Digital Marketing (Masterclass Series): Think and market like the big boys of the tech industry.The Complete Google AdWords Course: Beginner to Advanced: Learn the tricks to making Google AdWords work for your business model.10 Step Startup: The Complete Entrepreneurship Course: 10 motivational steps for building successful entrepreneurship.1-Day MVP 2.0 - Go from Idea to MVP: Follow the steps to go from idea to working prototype in only 24 hours.Master Outsourcing - Get the Best Price & Save Time: Master outsourcing and get the best profit margins possible on your products.Create the Business You Want with 'Twelve Steps to Traction': Balance the head and heart of a business mogul to maximize your profits -- and your happiness.Gmail, IFTTT & Virtual Assistant - The Ultimate Productivity Trio: Deep-dive into Gmail - and find out why it could be the most valuable business tool in your arsenal. Read the rest

From the makers of Scrivener: Save 40% on Scapple, the project management cyber whiteboard

From the makers of the innovative word processing-task management program Scrivener, Scapple is unlike any software you’ve ever used. Got a project you’re noodling over? Just start jotting down notes on Scapple’s freeform, type-anywhere canvas...and before too long, your assignment begins to take form.  You’ll start adding arrows and connections, tying one thought to another in a broadening portrait of a project heading toward completion. You can move items independently or in groups, highlighting and reorganizing as you go. Watch as your seemingly unconnected ideas begin weaving themselves into a unified, cohesive mosaic.

You can even allow your mind-mapping adventure to begin including images and graphics, all easily shareable not only within your project frame, but with others you invite into a collaborative process. It’s jazz for the cyber age...let information morph and shape itself into whatever form you think and feel.

Try out Scapple now at 40% off its regular price. Choose a Mac or PC version, install and let your ideas run wild.

AND DON’T FORGET...you can also pick up Scrivener 2 and take your writing assignments to the next level as well -- right now, it’s 50% off in both Mac (Scrivener 2) and Windows (Scrivener) formats. Read the rest

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