Safari Stories January 19, 2015

The motion controlled armband device known as Myo previously went up for pre-order via the Thalmic Labs online shop and will now soon be available via Amazon. Myo is a gesture controller designed to track hand motion, among other things, that supports a wide range of applications from gaming and typical UI navigation on your Mac, to remote control of devices like the Ollie and flying drones.

Head below for more details, availability information and to see this thing in action:

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Safari Stories January 9, 2015

expiredAmazon Gold Box: Save up to 65% off Dragon Naturally Speaking Software, Mac version $80 (Reg. $200)

As a part of its Gold Box deal of the day, Amazon is taking up to 65% off Dragon Naturally Speaking Software for Mac and Windows. The standout deal of the lot is Dragon Dictate for Mac 4 at $79.99 shipped. This software is available as either a digital download or boxed version. This is the lowest that we can currently find it by nearly $50 from a reputable dealer and beats our previous mention by $20.

Although it has received average ratings from users, we found Dragon Dictate for Mac 4 to be a very useful piece of software, dubbing it the “best speech recognition app”. It can accurately transcribe an audio file from a single speaker’s voice via podcast or recording, and features a variety of improvements over the previous version. With Dragon Dictate for Mac 4 you now have full text control when writing e-mails via Gmail, control over your Gmail inbox within Safari and Firefox, as well as better dictation accuracy in Apple Pages.

Additionally, Dragon Home and Premium for Windows are available as a part of this Gold Box sale, starting at $34.99 shipped.

Head below the fold to learn more about Dragon Dictate for Mac 4 or visit their official website.

Safari Stories March 13, 2014

expiredStaples In-Store: iPod Touch 5th gen 16GB $180 ($50 off), 32GB $230 ($75 off)

Staples is offering $50 and $70 off the 16GB and 32GB iPod Touch right now in-store. Using the two coupons found here, you can grab yourself a 16GB model for $180 (Reg. $230) or a 32GB for $230 (Reg. $300). The 16GB model is $10 less expensive than Apple’s listing for a refurbished unit and the 32 GB is the current lowest price. This model iPod Touch features:

  • 6-mm ultra thin design
  • 4-inch Multi-Touch Retina display
  • Wi-Fi enabled, Bluetooth 4.0
  • A5 chip for faster processing
  • 720p HD video recording
  • FaceTime HD camera
  • Rear facing camera (32GB only)
  • iTunes and the App Store, Siri, iMessage
  • FaceTime, Game Center, e-mail, Safari web browser

$50 – $70 off iPod Touch 16GB/32GB (in-store only)

You can find more discounts from Staples here, and some great accessories to go along with your iPod Touch in today’s Daily Deals and on Amazon, as well as some nice headphone discounts in today’s round up.

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