Dive into data analysis with this R programming master class

Does your company do data analytics? Chances are that at least part of that infrastructure is coded in R. There's simply no better programming environment for working with statistics, which makes it invaluable in an economy where data equals money.

Want to put your coding skills to the best use? The Complete R Programming Certification Bundle can help get you in the door as a valuable member of any data analytics team.

This 6-course training bundle tackles all the main functionalities of R, including several that can be essential to machine learning. You'll learn how to sort and classify massive chunks of data, then wrangle and visualize it with tools like Dpylr and Ggplot2.

You'll also learn the same techniques used by major tech companies to mine social media platforms for valuable data. And a comprehensive course on regression analysis will let you sift through that data for meaningful answers.

The full course package contains 35 hours of lectures and hands-on workshops. The entire bundle is now on sale for 97% off the MSRP. Read the rest

Hi-res 3D printing just got affordable with this new maker

We all knew that 3D printing was too cool of an innovation to stay out of the hands of the masses for long. Sure, there are makers out there who are willing to save up for a decent SLR printer, but when will we have something that hits the trifecta: Easy to use, affordable and a quality end product?

Looks like that leap is happening sooner than we thought. The SparkMaker Original SLA 3D Printer Starter Bundle is on the market, and it definitely lives up to the crowdfunding hype.

The SparkMaker guys promised plenty when they raked in over $500,000 in Kickstarter pledges in 2018, and they seem to have delivered. Their starter bundle boasts a max molding size of 3.9" x 2.2" x 0.5" and it makes the most of it. Designs can be rendered in 100µm XY resolution and up to 20µm Z layer thickness with no fuss. In other words, it's packed with some incredible tech that produces amazingly sharp designs. Just press the button and watch as an LED light keeps tabs on your progress.

Designs are fed to the SparkMaker via a simple SD card, which means you can print offline. Best of all, the whole package is available for well under the $500 you might expect. Even the UV LCD resins it uses are affordable.

The SparkMaker Original SLA 3D Printer Starter Bundle is now available for nearly 25% off the MSRP. Read the rest

Jamf Now Is Changing the Way Companies Handle Their IT Needs

Tech-wise, the modern office employee has never had so much freedom. More and more businesses are kicking away from the desk and getting work done remotely on tablets, laptops, and phones.

That's great for the worker. But for management — and especially IT — it can be a real hassle configuring settings, installing security protocols and keeping up with updates.

For Apple users, there's an easy fix with Jamf Now. For those out of the loop, Jamf Now is a mobile device management solution that's perfect for businesses of all shapes and sizes. It works specifically with Apple products and can deploy company apps directly onto your team's devices with minimal fuss. After it's installed and settings are tweaked to management specifications, Jamf Now keeps everyone on the same page by automatically taking care of updates and license changes.

All of this gets done remotely, taking a ton off the plate of management and the IT team. Need to make a major change or switch out team members? Jamf Now ensures you're still in the driver's seat with the ability to lock devices or set restrictions.

It adds up to huge savings in time and money. And with a new deal that allows companies to manage three devices for free, Jamf Now is definitely worth checking out. Read the rest

Take 20% off these Damascus steel chef knives

The reputation of Damascus steel goes back as far as the 3rd century, to ancient Syria. Without getting into the nerdier aspects of metallurgy, there's a good reason it was highly prized by the weaponsmiths of old.

These days, you can still get a taste of its distinctive look in this Hand-Forged Damascus Steel Chef Knife Set.

That telltale wavy pattern isn't just for show, either. It's the result of layering high-carbon steel over lower-carbon steel as much as 200 times. The result is a blade with a hardness rating of 55 HRC, suitable for display in any serious chef's kitchen.

This particular set of three knives comes with pakka wood handles that only increase its pedigree as an heirloom. This kind of performance requires a little extra TLC, and a wipe with vegetable oil will keep it rust-free. But with proper care, it'll be in your kitchen for many expertly-cut meals.

You can now get the full set of three for more than 20% off the retail cost - just in time for Thanksgiving. Read the rest

Enter this giveaway for your chance to win a $1K credit to the airline of your choice

Being home for the holidays is great, but it's nice to know you've got a vacation waiting just around the corner. Impossible with all those gift expenses? Not so. Right now, you can enter for a chance to win a $1000 gift certificate to the airline of your choice. Entry is free, so you've got nothing to lose.

And hey, now that we've got you excited about impending travel plans, here are a few other deals that are the next best thing to free: Deep discounts on some innovative and essential vacation gear, from carry-on bags to support pillows.

Twist Memory Foam Travel Pillow

Got neck or back problems that keep you from sleeping on flights or buses? This pillow can target them no matter where they are. The memory foam cushion bends into whatever shape you need to support your head, spine or shoulders.

Sale Price: $19.99

MSRP: $24.99

ALPAKA Shift Pack

Whether you're an urban commuter or mountaineer, the ALPAKA aims to be your go-to bag. It's got dedicated compartments for smartphones and laptops, plus quick-access pockets for cash or cards built into the straps. And with a waterproof, rolltop configuration, they'll all be well protected even on the longest hikes.

Sale Price: $189.00

MSRP:$249.00

Dr. Save Vacuum Travel Kit

This kit includes an air pump and four bags that will do more than just save you space. Pop in your clothes or other soft goods and the vacuum seal will reduce their volume by as much as 70%, allowing you to even take that bulky comforter on your next trip. Read the rest

Get this top-rated photo editor for more than 85% off

Hey designers: We know you get used to the photo editing system you've toiled away at for years. But what if we told you that great images don't need to involve a ton of steps - and they certainly don't need to be expensive.

Exhibit A: Fotor Online Pro, a photo editing tool that's been racking up a four-and-a-half star rating on the Mac App Store for good reason.

Fotor offers all the functionality of leading photo editors in a super-intuitive package. Boring but essential tasks like cropping and resizing get done much quicker. The multiple templates and retouching tools are easily accessible and completely customizable. And portraits get a lot simpler to touch up with an interface that's set up almost like a makeup tutorial.

The program's HDR technology gives it access to a range of colors and shading that will punch up even the blandest image. Then there's the ability to show your vacation snaps in a whole new way with the built in collage maker.

Check it out for yourself: Right now, a lifetime subscription to Fotor Online Pro is 87% off the list price. Read the rest

Let this app give you the gist on popular books in minutes

There's a lot of great information out there on the bookshelves, and we're not just talking conversation fodder for the next cocktail party. If you want to succeed at business and life, there's a good chance you can find the blueprint in a book.

Trouble is, life isn't exactly slowing down to let you turn those pages. Reading for pleasure is one thing. But when you're reading to get information, an app like SumizeIt can be invaluable.

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Download SumizeIt on your phone or tablet and you've got instant access to a great library of content from thought leaders like Richard Branson, Phil Knight and Daniel Coyle on a range of topics — sales, entrepreneurship, marketing, autobiography and more.

But what's really great for busy professionals is that SumizeIt "shrinks" those titles for you, summarizing them into snippets that distill the key insights and takeaways. They're perfect for absorbing in five minutes or less, which is ideal for even the shortest chunks of downtime in commutes, smoke breaks or waiting rooms.

SumizeIt membership gets you access to the full library, with at least one new summary each week. Best of all, it's now on deep discount for 80% off the list price. Read the rest

Save over 65% on these durable cast iron pots and pans

If you want to start cooking like a grown-up, the clock is ticking. Thanksgiving is coming soon, and one of these years that cheap set of kitchenware that you bought for the college dorm is not going to cut it anymore.

If that's your situation, might we suggest the Grown-Up Home Chef Starter Kit — better known as the Inspired Home 5-Piece Enameled Cast Iron Cookware + Bakeware Set.

If your parents have a set they've been faithfully using for decades, chances are it's made of the same durable stuff. The cast iron core of these pots and pans makes sure everything from soups to steaks heats evenly and quickly. The enamel protects and against stains or abrasion and makes the whole set much easier to clean than naked cast iron.

No matter what the meal, they make sure all the flavor stays locked in. And best of all, they'll likely keep that quality through decades of use.

Snap up the whole five-piece set today so you can start giving it a test run before turkey day. The Inspired Home Set is now 66% off the retail price. Read the rest

This high-capacity air fryer does more than just fry

For a long time, meal prep was a binary choice: Slow and healthy in the oven, or quick and dirty in the microwave. Then people started to realize their pressure cookers actually had a lot to offer.

Now, it looks like air fryers might be getting their due. Or at least, they will be if they all start offering the functionality of a Chefman 6L Digital Multi-Functional Air Fryer.

If you've never used an air fryer, let us clear one thing up right away: This unit does a lot more than fry food. Feel like pizza? Make enough for everybody on the dual airflow racks. Chicken dinner? Do it the right way with a rotisserie function that incorporates the real-deal turning spit for an evenly roasting bird. It can bake cookies or pies, and its dehydrating function can turn fruits and veggies into a fun, long-lasting snack.

And yes, by the way, it also fries, using its well-designed convection to crisp up food with a minimum amount of oil.

What's more, it can do all this without preheating. And with a generous six-liter capacity, it might just replace both that oven and microwave as the cooker of choice.

Right now, you can pick up the Chefman for 15% off the list price. Read the rest

This app uses AI and augmented reality to get you speaking a new language

When you consider the prospect of learning a new language, chances are your mind flashes back to those old high school classes where you repeated useless phrases like "Where is the library?" or "what color is the car?"

Thankfully, language learning has come a long way since then. Whether you're at home or on the go, you can get conversant in a new language with Mondly, the app that combines cutting-edge tech with an innovative curriculum to get you speaking a new language faster.

Mondly makes good use of the latest things your phone can do. Its speech recognition is first-rate, allowing the app to tweak your pronunciation as you go. The aim is to not only teach you the phrase, but have you sound like you say it every day.

Another great add-on is MondlyAR, which is a really fun way to learn on the go. It can pick up on everyday objects around you and prompt you to identify them in your new language of choice.

But the real standout here is the actual curriculum. Mondly breaks each language down into bite-sized lessons, each one building on the last. You get a sense of accomplishment at each step, and it actually gets you excited about moving on to the next set of words and phrases.

Right now, you can get a variety of plans on sale. A lifetime subscription to Mondly with access to all languages is 95% off the retail price. Read the rest

10 awesome products that do more than just look cool

What will they think of next? Read on. In every aspect of life, technology is improving on the little things. Here are 10 things that will actually make your life easier - and more fun.

OPKIX Dual Wearable Camera + Egg Storage Bundle

Here's a body cam for the masses. Infinitely portable, it can clip onto just about anywhere and operate with a single click. And with 70 minutes of onboard footage time, you're ready when those once-in-a-lifetime moments come along.

Sale Price: $495

GoFish Cam Wireless Underwater Fishing Camera

Speaking of cameras, here's a waterproof one that attaches to your fishing line and takes you right into the action during your next catch. Equipped with a night vision LED and viewable through a mobile app, it offers even the most seasoned angler a point of view they've never seen before.

MSRP: $239.99

Sale Price: $229.99 with promo code GoFish10

 

SteakStones® Pizza Stone

This stone heats up quickly in 10 minutes to give your pizza the perfect crust. Even when you're not indulging in pizza, it can double as a great serving tray or cheese board.

MSRP: $150

Sale Price: $127.50

Grid Wallet

This minimalist wallet is made from two aluminum plates, perfectly sized for up to 12 cards plus a bit of cash. It takes away the bulk from your pocket but adds an extra dose of RFID protection in the bargain.

MSRP: $65

Sale Price: $25

PLX Devices Kiwi 3 Bluetooth OBD2 OBDII Diagnostic Scan Tool

This diagnostic tool plugs into your car's onboard diagnostic port, giving you access to the same info professional mechanics use to troubleshoot. Read the rest

This odor-beating trash can seals and refills its own bags

Unless you're Grizzly Adams, there are actually three constant hassles in life: Death, taxes and trash. Dealing with it is a constant grind, and if you're anything like us, it's rarely as easy as taking a bag out the door. Liquid seeps into the bin, odors persist and bags rip.

Like we said: A hassle. But, technology has finally caught up to this particular problem in the form of Townew: The World's First Self-Sealing & Changing Trash Can.

The bin and the "bags" that come with it are unique in a number of ways. First off, the sealed bin automatically opens when it senses movement within 14", then automatically re-closes.

So far, so convenient. But the kicker comes when the bag is full. A mechanism at the top then closes and seals the thermoplastic bag, locking in the smells and ensuring you never have to touch the contents. Take out the bag, and the Townew dispenses a new bag from the same lid mechanism.

The bag rings are good for 25 refills, and the entire unit operates on a 2,000 mAh battery that's good for an entire month.

You can get the Townew plus 4 refill rings for $105, more than 10% off the MSRP. Read the rest

15 kitchen gadgets that will make prepping your next meal easier

You don't need to be a TV chef to take advantage of the same accessories they use - and if you're still cooking with hand-me-down kitchenware from your parents, it might be time to trade up. Here are 15 kitchen accessories that will make dinnertime prep shorter and the results tastier.

Gemelli Twin Oven

This is no mere toaster oven. The Gemelli puts a full convection oven on your countertop, perfectly sized for family meals. There's a rotisserie function for main courses, and a dedicated drawer underneath that makes homemade pizza a snap.

MSRP: $379.99

Sale Price: $279.99

Chefman 1.7L Color-Changing Electric Kettle

Stop listening for the kettle. With the Chefman, you can see your water reach its boiling point as the container changes from black to red. It comes with its own heating base which shuts off automatically when the pot is empty.

MSRP: $49.99

Sale Price: $37

StirMATE® Smart Pot Stirrer

Not everyone has the endurance to stir a potful of food for hours on end. That's why the StirMATE® Smart Pot Stirrer exists. Just clamp this well-designed stirrer onto the side and go work on other prep - or just relax. A long arm stirs the pot, while a horizontal short arm gently scours the bottom to prevent food from sticking and scorching.

MSRP: $59.99

Sale Price: $49.99

Martha Stewart 8-Qt 7-in-1 Digital Stainless Steel Pressure Cooker

From the lifestyle guru herself comes this essential cooker. It's got a large capacity and 14 presets that can handle any dish easily, from stews to yogurt. Read the rest

Build your own drone for just $60 with this DIY kit

Before they had their historic first flight in 1903, the Wright Brothers had to endure countless failures, crash landings, and false starts. One wonders what they'd make of today's drones, which any non-pilot can just turn and launch with no training.

Or better still, this DIY Drone Builder Kit, which not only lets you fly a drone but design and build it from base to rotors.

The unit's biggest feature is the Circuit Scribe conductive ink pen, which lets you literally draw your own circuits onto the base, connecting the rotors to the battery. The kit comes with its own rudimentary cardboard arms that are designed to lock together, but you can use any lightweight material that will hold the ink.

Suffer a crash landing? Remake the arms out of your own recycling bin. Want to experiment with your own wild designs? Cut out a base and attach the rotors. It's a great gift for any maker, aspiring or established.

The DIY Drone Builder Kit is now 40% off the retail price. Read the rest

Tackle your reading list by learning how to speed read

A voracious appetite for reading is a good indicator of success and fulfillment. And why not? The more you read, the more you know. The more you know, the more you can do.

By that equation, the Speed Reading Mastery Bundle is out to supercharge the productivity and knowledge in your life.

It's a series of online courses, all focused on the science of reading. They benefit from methodical research that breaks down how your brain takes in information, then teaches you how to streamline that process. You'll get the same techniques used by university professors and Guinness World Record holders, allowing you to double your speed in no time.

And like any good speed reading resource, you can expect to improve your comprehension as well as your reading speed. There's even a course dedicated to the neuroscience of memory that will allow you to boost your retention of all this newfound knowledge.

Right now, you can get all six courses in the Speed Reading Mastery Bundle for $21 - a full 98% off the cost of the individual lessons. Read the rest

Get the Gravity Blanket and other weighted blankets at deep discounts

There's nothing like snuggling up under a good blanket, especially when that blanket can snuggle you back. As the popularity of the Gravity Blanket testifies, there's more to a good bedcover than just soft material. These blankets incorporate subtle weights to create a swaddling effect that can ease you to sleep, and they're all on deep discount.

Gravity Travel Blanket: Gravity On-the-Go

There are tiny glass beads woven into the fabric of this innovative covering, making it dangerously easy to fall asleep under. And while its 66" x 42" dimensions make it more than big enough to bunk up under, the included travel bag makes it super portable.

MSRP: $185

Sale Price: $125

The Calm Embrace Weighted Blanket

Strategically-sized pockets on the Calm Embrace keep its glass nanobeads evenly distributed, which makes for a subtle, comforting fit. And the breathable cotton/polyester duvet cover gives it an extra dose of coziness.

MSRP: $249

Sale Price: $139

Bibb Home 10 Lb Weighted Blanket & Mink Cover

This versatile blanket features a mink cover that you can remove during hot summer nights and add back on for the winter chill. The well-distributed layer of non-toxic weighted beads makes this one suitable for sleepers between 100 and 140 pounds.

MSRP: $139

Sale Price: $95

BlanQuil™ Chill Cooling Weighted Blanket with Removable Cover

A lot went into the design of this one, from the baffling and weight distribution that delivers Deep Touch Stimulation therapy to the shift-resistant ties for the duvet cover. What's more, the special cotton-polyester blend disperses body heat to keep your temperature even throughout the night. Read the rest

One of these energy bars has as much caffeine as a shot of espresso

There are times when you don't have access to coffee or tea, but you still need a caffeine buzz. Or many you just don't like the taste of coffee or tea. That's what Verb Energy bars are for.

Each 90-calorie bar contains core ingredients like almond butter and agave. They come in flavors like Coconut Chai, Maple Blueberry, Simply Cocoa, and Salted Peanut Butter. They are all gluten-free and vegan. Best of all, they contain green tea caffeine, which has L-theanine in it.  Some studies have shown that L-theanine reduces anxiety.

Want to try some? Good timing. Verb Energy is offering a trial pack of four bars for free - all you pay for is the $3.95 in shipping. Read the rest

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