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Deal Of The Day: 87% Off On The Complete Game Developer Course – Build 60 Games

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You’re sitting at home, reading this website and wondering what you’re doing with your life? We hear you, bud. Here you are, reading OhGizmo! when you could be doing something productive instead. Like what? Well, you know, you can learn a lot of stuff online. Marketable skills, like making games! The Complete Game Developer Course featured today teaches you how to just that.

Construct 2 is an incredibly useful game development engine that allows you to create games without writing a line of code. Learn to master Construct 2, and you’ll be in the company of top-rated games on Steam and the App Store that were also created with this engine. Plus this course will have you building games from scratch, so by course’s end you’ll have 60 real operating games under your belt.

– Learn practical, employable skills w/ over 423 lectures & 34 hours of content
– Start making games from scratch w/ Construct 2
– Create 60 real-life games to add to your portfolio
– Make art & game design in Photoshop
– Watch the courses at any speed you want
– Build a variety of different types of games
– Learn from a professional game developer who has released over 40 games

So of course, decent quality learning isn’t usually free. What’s nice though is when you don’t have to pay through the nose for it. Today’s deal brings the price of this course down from $300 to $39, a basement bargain price.

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Deal Of The Day: The 2016 Pay What You Want Mac Bundle

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The Pay What You Want Mac Bundle is one of the products that made our partners, StackCommerce, famous. You get a truckload of apps for a tiny fraction of their full retail price. And these are full apps, not trials. The way it works is that you can pay anything and you’ll unlock three apps, Disk Expert, CleanExit, and Airy YouTube Downloader. If you pay more than the average price, you unlock all of them, a $429 value! At the time of writing, this amounts to $13.40. Additionally, 10% off all proceeds go to charity, and if you pay even more and make it into the Top 10 leaderboard, you are automatically entered into a giveaway to have a “Chat with New York Times Best-Selling Author Ramit Seth.”

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Deal of the Day: 87% Off On NetSpot Pro Wi-Fi Optimizer for Mac

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Getting the best WiFi connection in your home isn’t always just a matter of turning your router on. There are dead zones to avoid, and there are often connectivity issues you might struggle to resolve. NetSpot Pro Wi-Fi Optimizer for Mac helps you with that.

NetSpot lets you visualize, optimize, and troubleshoot your wireless networks with any MacBook so you can get the best connection possible at all times. Use the mapping feature to view dead zones and optimize hotspot placement, and use the troubleshooting tool to identify connectivity issues. With NetSpot Pro, you’ll never miss a beat, post, or important email even when your Internet is acting up.

– Reach maximum Wi-Fi efficiency
– Easily assure that hotspots are placed correctly & radio channels are assigned properly
– Visualize your wireless network w/ maps so you can see where to best increase connection strength
– Point your location on the map to starts collecting Wi-Fi data around you
– See dead zones without coverage
– View any number of Access Points (BSSIDs) simultaneously
– Utilize flexible grouping of APs by SSID, channel, vendor, security, etc. & custom groups
– Choose from multiple export possibilities, including new customizable advanced reports
– Run Internet download & upload speed tests

It’s a comprehensive tool that will help you troubleshoot your connection until you have the best possible link to the Internet at large. Normally a hefty $149, with today’s deal it’s only $18.49!

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Deal Of The Day: 20% Off On Dragon NaturallySpeaking 13

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Most of us are familiar with voice-powered assistants, like Siri. How well they work is debatable, but regardless of their effectiveness, they are still limited to your mobile devices. If you want to dictate stuff on your home computer, you’ll need to get some other software, and Dragon NaturallySpeaking 13 Home is a solid contender in the field. You can use it out of the box, and it will get more accurate as time goes on and it learns from your speech. It’s a full featured piece of software and today you can have it for $79.99 instead of $100.

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Deal Of The Day: 51% Off On TextExpander 4, Winner Of The 2010 Macworld Editors’ Choice Award

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If you find yourself typing the same thing over and over again, whether for work or in your day to day emails and messages, you might get a kick out of TextExpander 4. It allows you to assign shortcut keys to a piece of text of any length, “from a single line signature to paragraphs of boilerplate, just drop them into your snippet collection and have them at your fingertips – literally.” It works with signatures as well, letting you pick from an image library. It’ll fix typos and fill out forms for you, and generally try to be of assistance in the sometimes tedious task of entering repetitive information on a computer. It’s normally $35, but today you can have it for $16.99.

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Deal Of The Day: 100% Off On Leemsoft MP3 Downloader

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Acquiring music these days can be complicated. First off, no one buys CDs. And if you want to get it online, your options are either to pay $1.29 per song, or to become a pirate. But there are other options, such as using the Leemsoft MP3 Downloader featured here. Just launch it, search for the artist you want, and it’ll display YouTube results related to that search. If you see what you want, press “download” and the software will extract the audio, convert to MP3, and export to iTunes. Simple as that. And it’s free, as in beer. That’s hard to pass up on.

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Deal Of The Day: 42% Off On Typinator Software Will Help You Craft Text Faster

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Writing is hard, yo. I should know, since that’s what I do for a living. But if you’re reading this, there’s a chance you’ve strung a few words together as well and might get something out of Typinator. It’s software for the Mac that makes writing easier by allowing you to define trigger keywords that insert larger blocks of text automatically. And it auto-corrects everything you write. Matter of fact, there are a ton of features. Check this out:

Works with any application
Preformatted text insertion
Insert the current clipboard
Date and time calculations
Insert navigation keystrokes and fill out forms with just one snippet
Built-in AutoCorrection sets with thousands of corrections for English, German, and French
Synchronization support for Dropbox
Organize your snippets by their meaning and purpose
Export and import snippet sets in various formats
Application-specific settings

Owning Typinator would usually set you back $35, but you can have it for $20 through this deal.

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Boost Your Reading Speed To Broadband Levels With Spritz

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Spritz is a new smartphone application in development that could dramatically increase your reading speed in as little as a few minutes. Instead of teaching you to silence your inner voice (which is a skill needed for effective traditional speed reading and is a common bottleneck), it presents the words to you in a completely novel format: flashing them one after the other at a preset speed. In this fashion, you don’t have to scroll your eyes from side to side; you just look at the same spot and the words come to you. Eventually, your inner voice ends up disappearing, and you simply understand the words without vocalizing them. It’s counter intuitive but extremely effective, boosting reading speeds up to 500 words per minute very quickly. Some people are even able to blaze at up to 1,000 wpm, allowing them to read an 80,000 word novel in less than 2 hours.

You can try it yourself at the link below. It’s really fun. And it’s a little different from other applications (like Spreeder) in its implementation. For instance Spritz “places each word at the “Optimal Recognition Point (ORP),” which is the placement in front of our eyes that’s best for reading comprehension of each individual word (multisyllabic words are read differently monosyllabic ones).” And it flashes a blank screen at the end of each sentence, preserving the essential rhythm of ideas.

It’s a great little program, but it’s not ready for primetime. The plan is to launch on Android first, although the company is working on iOS, web, and Microsoft phone SDKs. We’re not clear on the timeline, but keep an eye out: this one’s pretty awesome.

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FaceRig Lets You Be Whoever (and Whatever) You Want to Be While You’re Chatting

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Everyone has those days when they really don’t feel like showing their face, whether it’s in person or online. It doesn’t make sense to cancel for this reason alone when you’ve already made an appointment with someone over Skype, so the next best thing at this point is FaceRig. It’s a neat program that replaces your image with that of another person, animal, or character, so you can chat away without having to shave, shower, or get dressed, even.

This wasn’t the actual reason FaceRig was created, but I know a lot of people who would use it in that manner. FaceRig was actually developed to give people total freedom when it comes to expressing themselves in real time via video chat services, including Skype and Twitch.

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