Daily Deals for February 18, 2015, featuring Simon 4.0

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

Simon 4.0 [OS X; On sale for $49.00, down from $99.00] AppleWorld.Today is pleased to offer an exclusive deal on Simon 4.0 by Dejal Systems. Simon is a robust site monitoring tool for OS X that checks servers for changes or failures and notifies you when a change is detected. The app sends a notification via email, sound, speech, Twitter, or a variety of other means.

The native Mac utility can be used to monitor both your own website and servers as well as external sites. You can use it to track your favorite blogs, check for web mail, keep an eye on auctions, and more. Simon is available for US$99, but AWT readers can save 50% off the retail price when they use the promo code "PHOENIX" during checkout. You also can use this Dejal Store link to apply the promo code and receive the $49 discount automatically.

Typed [OS X; On sale for $15.99, down from $19.99] AppleWorld.Today is pleased to offer an exclusive deal on Typed by Realmac. Typed is a stunning new Markdown editor and writing app for Mac, and the first that improves your focus so you can create great content. Typed makes writing for the web incredibly easy, and its Zen Mode features relaxing soundtracks that help you concentrate.

Typed is available for US$19, but AWT readers can save 20% off the retail price when they use they use this Realmac Store link to apply the promo code and receive the 20% discount automatically.

Hardware Deals

  • Select Audio-Technica M50x Headphones for $129 [Amazon; On sale for $129.99] Today only, enjoy special savings on select Audio-Technica ATH-M50x professional studio monitor headphones. With large-aperture drivers, sound-isolating earcups, and robust construction, these will please the most critical audio professional.
  • Apple Mac mini MGEM2LL/A Desktop Computer [Microcenter; On sale for $399, down from $499] Punching way above its weight. Mac mini features a fourth-generation Intel Core processor, faster integrated graphics, Thunderbolt 2, next-generation Wi-Fi, and plenty of ports. Everything you expect from a Mac. And more. In store pickup only.
  • Apple iPad -- all models [Staples; Save 15% on all iPad models] The Apple iPad packs a large amount of power in a compact form, letting you tackle business operations from virtually anywhere. The exceptional communication tools of the iPad help you keep in touch with coworkers. It also delivers countless hours of entertainment as you travel.
  • Beats by Dr. Dre Studio High-Definition Headphones From Monster (Red) [Rakuten; On sale for $89.99, down from $99.99] Artists and producers work hard in the studio perfecting their sound. But people can't really hear it with normal headphones. Most headphones can't handle the bass, the detail, the dynamics. Bottom line, the music doesn't move you.

iOS Software Discounts

  • Duet Game [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $2.99] Enter a mesmerising trance of co-dependence in Duet. The rules are simple: control two vessels in sync, survive against all odds and keep calm.
  • ViewExif [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $0.99] ViewExif is an iOS extension which allows you to view exif metadata of photos.
  • Remote Mouse [iOS Universa; Now free, down from $1.99] Remote Mouse turns your iPhone, iPad or iPod into a wireless user-friendly remote control for your Mac / PC.
  • Sentinel 4: Dark Star [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $2.99] Sentinel's award-winning strategy gameplay expands explosively as the interstellar war moves to a mysterious alien world.
  • Remember the Days: D-Day Widget [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $0.99]This tiny app helps you to remember your precious days. Even you don't have to launch the app.
  • David. [iOS Universal; On sale for $0.99, down from $1.99] David. // is a game. A game about physics and enemies. A game about struggles and life. A game about David.
  • SkySafari 4 [iOS Universal; On sale for $1.99, down from $2.99] If you're new to SkySafari, this is basic version. It includes everything you need to get started learning the night sky: 120,000 stars; over 200 star clusters, nebulae, and galaxies; all major planets and moons, and dozens of asteroids, comets, and satellites - including the ISS.
  • SkySafari 4 Plus [iOS Universal; On sale for $11.99, down from $14.99] SkySafari 4 Plus is everything in SkySafari 4, plus more.
  • SkySafari 4 Pro [iOS Universal; On sale for $31.99, down from $39.99] SkySafari 4 Pro has the largest database of any astronomy app, period. It contains everything in SkySafari 4 Plus, and adds over 1.2 GB of data, including 25 million stars from both Hubble Guide Star catalogs, over 740,000 galaxies down to 18th magnitude, and over 630,000 solar system objects - including every comet and asteroid ever discovered.

OS X Software Discounts

  • SkySafari 4 [OS X; On sale for $7.99, down from $9.99] SkySafari 4 is the award-winning astronomy app now available on Mac OS X! If you're new to SkySafari, this is basic version. It includes everything you need to get started learning the night sky: 120,000 stars; over 200 star clusters, nebulae, and galaxies; all major planets and moons, and dozens of asteroids, comets, and satellites - including the ISS.
  • SkySafari 4 Plus [iOS Universal; On sale for $23.99, down from $29.99] SkySafari 4 Plus is everything in SkySafari 4, plus more.
  • SkySafari 4 Pro [OS X; On sale for $40.99, down from $59.99] Now for Mac OS X! SkySafari 4 Pro has an absolutely huge database of astronomical objects. It contains everything in SkySafari 4 Plus, and adds over 1.2 GB of data, including 25 million stars from both Hubble Guide Star catalogs, over 740,000 galaxies down to 18th magnitude, and over 630,000 solar system objects - including every comet and asteroid ever discovered. It simulates the view from anywhere in the solar system - or beyond it - at up to a million years in the past or future.
  • TaskPaper [OS X; On sale for $1.99, down from $9.99]For Mac users to make lists and stay organized. TaskPaper is a simple to-do list that’s surprisingly adept.
  • Air Browser [OS X; On sale for $1.99, down from $4.99]With Air Browser, all your favorite websites are pre-loaded in the background, easily accessible from menubar.
  • Sid Meier's Pirates! [OS X; On sale for $4.99, down from $19.99] Discover what it takes to become one of the most famous pirates in history!
  • Battery Field [OS X; Now free, down from $0.99] Battery Field (B.T Field) show your Mac's battery information in a cool way