Daily Deals for February 25, 2015, featuring the Take Control February Sale

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

Take Control February Sale [Take Control; On sale for 50% off] Order now to expand your ebook library at half off—it's the perfect opportunity to polish your Mac and iOS skills, and start working more efficiently. This offer is good through the end of February 25th, 2015.

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.

Hardware Deals

  • $50 iTunes Code for $40 [PayPal via eBay; On sale for $40, down from $50] Each iTunes code is redeemable for apps, games, music, movies, TV shows and more on the iTunes Store, App Store, iBooks Store, and the Mac App Store. Recipients can access their content on an iPhone, iPad, or iPod, and watch or listen on a computer - Mac or PC.
  • $100 iTunes Code for $80 [PayPal via eBay; On sale for $80, down from $100] Each iTunes code is redeemable for apps, games, music, movies, TV shows and more on the iTunes Store, App Store, iBooks Store, and the Mac App Store. Recipients can access their content on an iPhone, iPad, or iPod, and watch or listen on a computer - Mac or PC.
  • Select PNY Turbo USB 3.0 Flash Drives [Best Buy; Save from $5-$125] Compatible with most PC and Mac laptops and desktops; sliding collar; capless design with integrated loop.
  • WD - My Passport Ultra 1.5TB External USB 3.0/2.0 Portable Hard Drive - Black [Best Buy; On sale for $69, down from $119] Take your essential files on the go with this WD My Passport Ultra external USB 3.0/2.0 hard drive, which features a generous 1.5TB capacity for storing music, movies and other media. Automatic and Cloud backup options help prevent data loss.
  • Select Amazon Fire HD Tablets [Best Buy or Amazon; On sale for up to 15% off] Fire HD delivers a world-class entertainment experience—with over 33 million movies, TV shows, songs, books, and Android apps and games, as well as exclusive features like X-Ray, ASAP, Second Screen, and Amazon FreeTime, Fire HD is great for watching movies, playing games, reading books, listening to music, and more.
  • Coboc 6-Foot USB-to-Lightning Cable [Newegg; On sale for $9.99, down from $14.99] Use coupon code "EMCANNR67" to cut price to $9.99. The Coboc Lightning USB Cable for iPhone, iPod, and iPad is ideal for charging and syncing your newer generation Apple mobile devices with your PC or Mac computer -- all through an available USB port.
  • The Complete Apple Watch Developer Course - Build 14 Apps [Udemy; On sale for $29, down from $199] From the creator of The Complete Web Developer Course (Udemy’s biggest-selling and best-rated course of all time), comes The Complete Apple Watch Developer Course.

iOS Software Discounts

  • The Tiny Bang Story [iPhone; On sale for $0.99, down from $1.99]Life on Tiny Planet was calm and carefree until a great disaster occurred - Tiny Planet was hit by a meteor!

  • The Tiny Bang Story HD [iPad; On sale for $0.99, down from $2.99]Life on Tiny Planet was calm and carefree until a great disaster occurred - Tiny Planet was hit by a meteor!

  • Water Tracker Hydration Reminder – iHydrate ;[iPhone;Now free, down from $1.99] Water is so critical to your health, we’ve created this easy, intuitive app to help you track your water intake.

  • The Witcher Adventure Game [iOS Universal; On sale for $3.99, down from $5.99] The Witcher Adventure Game is a digital adaptation of CD PROJEKT RED’s board game set in the brutal, dark fantasy universe of monster slayer Geralt of Rivia.

  • Air Transfer+ - Easy file and document sharing between PC and iPhone/iPad. [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $1.99] Air Transfer moves what you're seeing or playing on Mac/PC to your iPhone/iPad with just single drag&drop! It moves whatever you want; text memo, website address, photo, music, movie, document and so on.

  • Vintagio [iPhone; Now free, down from $3.99] Easy-to-use, but extremely powerful and artistic vintage video app packed with amazing and powerful features, that no other app offers.

  • Scram [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $1.99] Lights fail in its presence. They flicker off, one by one. It sees you. It's coming for you out of the dark. You run, dodging over, under, past debris.

  • Fresh Air - Beautiful, personalized weather [iPhone; On sale for $0.99, down from $2.99] A beautiful and intuitive way to see the weather and immediately understand what it means for your plans. Weather, intimately personal to you.

OS X Software Discounts

  • Two Dollar Tuesday [OS X; On sale for $1.99] Two Dollar Tuesday offers a discount on Quartet for Keynote, DwellClick and eXtra Voice Recorder.

  • WALTR Audio/Video Uploader for Mac & iOS [OS X; On sale for $20, down from $30] WALTR makes it as easy as ‘drag & drop’ to allow any music or video file to play on your iOS device. WALTR is the only app that makes MKV, AVI & FLAC files play natively on iOS devices ( iPad, iPhone or iPod touch) without the need for 3rd party iOS apps.

  • My Bills [OS X; On sale for $5.99, down from $10.99] My Bills is a simple application that allows you to keep track of all your bills.

  • Screenshot FX: Draw Shape & Capture Screen [OS X; On sale for $0.99, down from $2.99] Screenshot FX completely reinvents the process of taking screen shots. It allows you to draw any shape on your screen and then take a screen shot of that portion of the display.