Daily Deals for March 16, 2015

It's time to save some of your hard-earned money with our Daily Deals, featuring exclusive deals for AWT readers, hardware discounts and our own handpicked iOS and OS X sales. All prices are USD and subject to change. Please check prices before you purchase as some deals may expire quickly.

AWT's Daily Deals

MacPhun Focus [Now free, down from $9.99] To celebrate the launch of AppleWorld.Today, photo software developer Macphun is offering their popular Focus app for Mac for FREE readers of AWT.

This nifty photo software allows anyone to do a couple of super-cool things: (a) direct attention to the most interesting part of your photo and (b) use tilt-shift and motion blur effects towards really creative ends—like the miniature toy style or creating the illusion of speed.

Bottom line is that many photographers spend thousands of dollars on prime and creative tilt-shift lenses, when many of these effects can be accomplished using clever software like Focus. Have fun. Don’t wait - get it now! Use this link to receive your free copy of the photo editing software.

GravityView [On sale for 20% off] AppleWorld.Today is pleased to offer an exclusive deal on the GravityView Wordpress plugin by Katz Web Services. Gravity View is the best way to display Gravity Forms entries on your website. The plugin comes with built-in presets to display a variety of data with a drag & drop configuration to get it just right.

GravityView pricing starts at US$50, but AWT readers can save 20% off the retail price when they use the exclusive promo code "SPACESHIPCAMPUS" during checkout. This discount applies to all options, including the 3-site and 100-site plans.

Hardware and Accessory Deals

  • Insignia™ - Hard Shell Case for Apple® iPad® mini - Clear [Best Buy; On sale $9.99, save $24.99 ] Shield the back of your Apple iPad mini from scratches with this Insignia™ NS-MPDMH2C hard shell case that features flexible plastic material for reliable protection. The form-fitting design lets you easily snap the case onto your device.

  • Select iPad Air with Wi-Fi + Cellular 128GB for AT&T [Best Buy; On sale $529.99, save $729.99 ] iPad® Air is 20 percent thinner1 and weighs just one pound, so it feels unbelievably light in your hand. It comes with a 9.7-inch Retina display, the A7 chip with M7 motion coprocessor, ultrafast wireless, powerful apps, and up to 10 hours of battery life.

  • SanDisk Ultra 64GB Class 10 SDXC Memory Card Up To 40MB/s [Amazon; On sale $25.99, save $35.99 ] The SanDisk Ultra SDXC UHS-I Memory Card is ideal for recording high-quality videos with a point-and-shoot digital camera or camcorder. The card's Class 10 rating means it can keep up with the demands of recording Full HD (1) video (1080p). Additionally, read speeds of up to 40 MB/s (3) minimize the time you'll spend waiting to transfer videos to your computer.

  • SanDisk Extreme PRO CZ88 128BG USB 3.0 Flash Drive Speeds Up To 260MB/s [Amazon; On sale $89.99, save $129.99 ] Delivering professional-grade performance, the SanDisk Extreme PRO USB 3.0 Flash Drive offers a great way to securely store and quickly transfer high-res photos, movies, and other digital media. You can transfer files to the drive up to 60 times faster than standard USB 2.0 drives (1).

  • SanDisk Ultra 32GB UHI-I/Class 10 Micro SDHC Memory Card Up to 48MB/s With Adapter [Amazon; On sale $12.99, save $16.99 ] The SanDisk Ultra microSDHC UHS-I Card is Class 10, letting you capture smooth Full HD video without interruption. Designed to be extremely durable, the memory card is waterproof, temperature proof, X-ray proof, magnet proof, and shockproof (3).

  • SanDisk Cruzer CZ36 128GB USB 2.0 Flash Drive- SDCZ36-128G-B35 [Amazon; On sale for $27.99, down from $52.99] Take it all with you on reliable SanDisk USB flash drives Transfer with confidence when moving images and other files from PC to PC or other CE devices.

  • SanDisk Ultra 16GB Compact Flash Memory Card Speed Up To 50MB/s [Amazon; On sale for $19.95, down from $27.99] SanDisk Ultra CompactFlash memory cards deliver the ideal combination of reliability, value, and performance for casual photographers with entry to mid-range DSLRs.

  • AOC e2752She 27-Inch LED Backlit Monitor with 2 MS Response Time, VGA and 2 HDMI Ports, Earphone Audio port, 1920 x 1080 Resolution Display [Amazon; On sale for $179.99, down from $199.99] The e2752She is a 27-inch widescreen LED-backlit monitor that delivers stunningly crisp and impressive image quality, as well as solid performance with a two millisecond response time. Ideal for multimedia applications, the energy efficient display also features two HDMI ports and a 3.5mm audio port for earphone.

  • Apple iPad mini 2 with WiFi 16GB, Space Gray [Staples; On sale for $249, down from $299] The iPad mini has a stunning 7.9-inch Retina display with over 3.1 million pixels. It also comes with the A7 chip with 64-bit architecture, ultrafast wireless, iSight and FaceTime HD cameras, powerful apps, and up to 10 hours of battery life.

  • Lenovo USB and Micro USB Flash Drive C590 16GB [Lenovo; On sale for $15.99, down from $24.99] The Lenovo OTG flash driver features three unique functions: PC UFD, phone UFD, and OTG adapter. Read data from the OTG flash driver by plugging it in to your smartphone or tablet. You can also use it to connect your smartphone or tablet to an external USB device.

iOS Software Discounts

  • Piano * [On sale for $0.99, down from $1.99] This is the only app that let's you learn the melodies with the fingers you would use on a real piano.

  • Typing Class (Games) [Now free, down from $4.99] Typing Class is a one touch solution to practice and improve your typing skills while you play.

  • Squares - Challenging Puzzle Game [Now free, down from $0.99] Touch and move the colored blocks to their belonging dots. Use arrows to change the block's moving direction. Blocks can shift other blocks. The game is optimised for color blind people.

  • Wings Of Valor [On sale for $0.99, down from $1.99] Based on the gameplay of the famous Wings of Fury. Use your base carrier to reload and repair your plane. Tight dog fight, Torpedo run, Bombing attack… You can play all of them.

  • iBird Pro Guide to Birds [On sale for $14.99, down from $19.99] IBIRD PRO Guide to Birds—Identify birds like an expert with the world's most popular birding field guide app!

  • YoWindow Weatehr [Now free, down from $2.99] YoWindow is a unique new weather app. The magic of YoWindow is a living landscape that reflects your actual weather. For instance, if it's raining - it rains in YoWindo

OS X Software Discounts

  • 1Password - Password Manager and Secure Wallet [On sale for $34.99, down from $49.99] 1Password creates strong, unique passwords for every site, remembers them all for you, and logs you in with a single click. It’s the best way to stay secure and the fastest way to use the web.

  • MathStudio [Now free, down from $0.99] Whether you need a simple calculator to do your finances or a replacement for your TI graphing calculator, MathStudio is the most powerful and versatile calculator available on the App Store.

  • Reckless: Getaway [On sale for $0.99, down from $3.99] Who’d a thought robbing the bank would be the easy part? Now comes the real challenge – to escape with your hard-earned loot having the fuzz hot at your heels!

  • Analog [On sale for $4.99, down from $9.99] Analog makes it easy to improve your photos with a stunning selection of filters and borders.

  • Intensify [OS X; On sale for $14.99, down from $19.99] Want your images to POP? Join thousands of photographers who have discovered Intensify. Four incredible detail algorithms help you get eye-popping depth that is noise-free, halo-free and full of life. The app also is available as a Pro version ($59).