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iOS coding and Linux courses, loads of storage plus privacy protection: Top deals this week

iOS coding and Linux courses, loads of storage plus privacy protection: Top deals this week
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Hot deals courtesy of The Next Web. Hot deals courtesy of The Next Web.

As usual, it has been a busy week over at TNW Deals. The highlights reel is filled with deals on digital upgrades, from backup storage to privacy protection — here’s a roundup.

Learn to code iOS 8 apps with this comprehensive course for only $89

The course is suitable for beginners and includes 350 videos and 36.5 hours of content to help you understand iOS 8, Xcode 6 and Swift. As a bonus, you’ll also get access to the previous iOS 7 course.

Through the course, you’ll build 14 iOS 8 apps. You’ll learn everything from app design to API integrations (to connect with third party apps like Facebook), to data storage. Plus, you’ll learn how to use CloudKit, a new developer tool from Apple.

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90% off the Linux Learner Bundle


Linux is the operating system of choice for many developers, hackers, and everyday users, because it is powerful and user-friendly.

This bundle of five courses starts with the absolute basics, which is ideal if you’ve just made the switch. But if you want to get more technical, the other courses focus on setting up Linux servers and penetration testing. Again, this starts with the basics, but you can move on to advanced techniques if you wish. The tuition is delivered through video lectures, and in total, the bundle amounts to over 50 hours of content. Get it now for $49.

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Last chance for 79% off IDrive 1TB Hard Drive + 10TB Cloud Backup – deal ends Sunday


Get the best of both worlds with this super storage deal. First, you’ll get a 1TB Wi-Fi enabled wireless Hard Drive for local storage. But you’ll also get 1 year of IDrive’s Pro Personal plan, giving you 10TB of cloud backup. Both employ top notch encryption for maximum security and protection.

Best of all, this package normally costs $475 but you can get it for just $97. But the deal ends Sunday, so this is your last chance to bolster your secure storage at this huge discount.

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74% off a Blur Premium Privacy Protection lifetime subscription


If you are sick of nuisance calls, and spam filling your inbox, you should check out Blur’s service. It provides masked details which you can enter instead of your real email, phone number, and credit card. These work as normal — calls and emails are forwarded to you, and you can pay for things with the credit card — but you can trash them instantly.

It is a great way to keep fraudsters off your tail, and Blur will even auto-fill forms with masked details for you. Visit the link to grab a lifetime subscription for $49.99.

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48% off a Privatoria Personal VPN three-year subscription


A virtual private network makes you pretty much anonymous on the web, and Privatoria’s service adds some nice extra features. Your browsing traffic can be routed via one of ten servers around the world, opening up region-locked content, and you can use Tor for untraceable communications without installing additional software.

Privatoria works on virtually all desktop and mobile platforms, and it also offers data transfer with 24-hour self-destruction, the option to select an alternative IP address, and AES 256-bit encryption. Get a three-year license now for $39.

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