Autodesk is a name synonymous with digital creativity. The developer is behind the outstanding SketchBook illustration studio, and Pixlr, a versatile image editor. Right now, you can grab Pro subscriptions to both apps for $19.99.
This one-year upgrade gives you access to the full set of features in each app. For SketchBook, that means you get access to a library of over 100 brushes for drawing and painting. Each brush can be fine-tuned to meet your needs, and you have full layer control for stunningly detailed art. Along with clever guides and transform tools, you get free access to the Copic Color Library with your subscription. With Pixlr Pro, you get over 100 effects, 340 overlays and 200 borders, along with a range of adjustment options. You have 11 double exposure modes for blending together images, and selective adjustments allow you to brush in extra color or contrast where you need it.
The current deal takes 55% off the standard asking price for the Pro subscriptions, with minor updates included.
There are many tactics for defending your computer and mobile devices from cyber thieves, hackers and online snoops. But stopping short of going off-grid entirely, there’s no stauncher defense of your online information and privacy than a quality VPN provider.
Among the VPN elite, proXPN is unquestionably on the shortlist – so take the plunge AND save a bunch of money with this lifetime subscription to proXPN’s premium VPN service, now only $39, 89% off its regular price.
While some VPNs notoriously throttle internet speeds by bottlenecking connections through their networks, proXPN offers unlimited, blistering fast, secure connectivity through their strategically-placed server clusters worldwide. And with its inclusive support for both PPTP and OpenVPN, you get iron-clad protection thanks to proXPN’s 512-bit Encryption Tunnel and 2048-bit Encryption Key.
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Meanwhile, proXPN users also enjoy their exclusive VPN Guard feature, which automatically shuts down any app on your PC, laptop or portable device that shouldn’t be running unprotected. If your VPN connection unexpectedly drops out, VPN Guard closes up vulnerable programs immediately without compromising your web anonymity.
Finally, rather than worrying about monthly bills, you can knock out your online protection needs right now with one $39 purchase. A lifetime deal with proXPN lets you buy it — and forget it!
Linux is great for development and security, and really stable in every-day use. If you would like to master this OS, the Linux Power User Bundle teaches the basics through to command line wizardry via five courses, currently priced at $19 over at TechnoBuffalo Deals.
If you are brand new to Linux, the bundle offers a great introduction through the Linux for Beginners course. Via step-by-step video tutorials, you learn your way around the system, before finding out how to install WordPress locally and write your first command line instructions. This content is backed up by Learn Linux in 5 Days, which walks you through the various distros available, the Linux file system, customizing your environment, and how to control a Linux server, among other key skills. You can also learn about great Linux apps in a separate track, before getting to grips with Linux Command Line Essentials, and understanding how to eliminate points of failure in your apps with the LAMP stack.
The five courses offer over 22 hours’ tuition between them, and are worth $693 — grab the deal now to save 97% on the regular price.
By visualizing activity on your network, Glasswire Pro for PC makes it easy to spot suspicious activity, working in conjunction with your anti-virus software. Through TechnoBuffalo Deals, you can currently get the app for $29.
You view incoming and outgoing traffic via real-time graphs, and you can hover over any point in time to see which applications were in use. Glasswire will alert you if it spots a suspicious spike, and you have the option of storing up to one year of data. The app watches who is joining your Wi-Fi network, and also keeps an eye on your webcam and microphone. It runs in the background, requiring only limited processing power, and you can connect to any remote servers (up to ten) you own in order to monitor their network activity. Lockdown mode offers a temporary shutdown of your network while you are away, and Glasswire even provides a mini graph for easy monitoring from your desktop.
The current deal takes 70% off the price of a Pro license, and you can install the app on up to three computers.