The Microsoft Office Productivity Bundle features 10 courses on the essentials: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook & Access. It’s available for a limited time in our Nerd Approved Deals store for a price that you decide!

If you spend over the average price of $8.78, you’ll unlock two additional courses on OneNote and MS Access. Plus, 10% of the proceeds go to support Project Hope.

Head on over to the Microsoft Office Productivity Bundle page in our Deals Store for more info on each course.


Now is your chance to grab a pair of iBeats in-ear headphones for only $49 in our Nerd Approved Deals Store! That’s 50% off the list price (for a limited time) with free shipping.

Features include:

-Enjoy unique high-resolution sound
-Bask in the glory of deep bass, soaring highs & clean midrange from the exclusive driver design
-Listen while you exercise thanks to the lightweight, durable body
-Immerse yourself in a untainted listening experience w/ the solid metal housing
-Use ControlTalk’s built-in mic for hands-free calls
-Get on-cable playback control of your sounds: skip, play, pause, etc.
-Block out external noise w/ in-ear construction & eartips
-Choose between multiple size ear-tips for a snug fit

Also available in white!

iBeats By Dre In-Ear Headphones ($99 $49)

skeye pico

Take flight in fresh air or zip the mini SKEYE Pico Drone through your office in between meetings—we guarantee it’s more fun than a coffee-break. It’s on sale for a limited time in our Nerd Approved Deals store for just $34.99 (28% off with free shipping)!

This nimble quadcopter is stealth enough to rest on the tip of your finger, and nimble enough to flip, zip, and dive through tight spaces. Just throw it in the air—literally—and hover your heart out.

-Control the flight easily w/ 3 levels of sensitivity
-Flip, hover & dive w/ the 6-axis flight control system
-Fly at night w/ built-in LED lights
-Store the drone inside its own controller
-Replace a broken rotor blade w/ one of 4 extras

SKEYE Pico Drone ($49 $34.99)

Check out a demo video after the break…

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October Theme

Loot Crate has announced their subscription box theme for October, and given the impending Back To The Future celebrations on October 21st, it comes as no surprise that the theme is “Time”:

October’s theme is time and we are going back to the future to give you some of the wibbly wobbly details with our 100% exclusive (including t-shirt and Funko POP!) TIME crate!

We’re celebrating the 30th anniversary of Back To the Future (in the month and year Marty McFly travels to in Back to the Future Part II, the timeless appeal of Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure (The Movie) and the timey-wimey charm of Doctor Who!

If you’re interested in jumping in to a Loot Crate subscription with “Summon”, you can get 10% off your subscription when you use the code “NERDAPPROVED” at checkout.

If you’re game to jump in to a longer subscription, you can save 15% on a 3-month subscription for a limited time in our Nerd Approved Deals Store!

Check out our monthly reviews to see what a Loot Crate subscription is all about.

Signups for the “Time” crate end on October 19th. And don’t forget that one lucky looter will receive the MegaCrate on their doorstep. Find out what’s inside after the break…

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keysmart titanium

The titanium version of the KeySmart 2.0 key organizer is on sale for $29.99 (31% off with free shipping) for a limited time in our Nerd Approved Deals Store!

Say goodbye to your annoying, bulky key ring—KeySmart organizes your keys in one convenient, compact, and lightweight place. Easily attach up to 10 keys, and use the included loop to latch on your car fob as needed. The award-winning KeySmart is meticulously designed to allow for quick and easy key access, and will rid your life of key jingling and jabbing forever.

-Frame crafted from quality titanium for lightweight body
-Bottle opener included
-Hardware milled from stainless steel for durability
-Unique ‘S’ design made to fit 2x the keys in half the space
-Size accommodates most sizes of key
-Made in Chicago

KeySmart 2.0 Titanium Key Organizer ($44 $29.99)

circuit scribe

This Circuit Scribe Basic Kit gives users a hands-on way to discover the world of electronics. It’s available in our Nerd Approved Deals Store for only $49.99 (16% off) for a limited time!

At its core is a rollerball pen filled with conductive silver ink, allowing you to literally draw a circuit on paper. You can then augment your circuit using any of the six included modules: a power-supplying battery adapter, an SPST switch that turns your circuit on and off, and more. Consolidate your knowledge with the workbook’s lessons on electronics terms, and you’re sure to be a certified tech expert in no time.

-Draw circuits using a pen filled w/ conductive silver ink
-Tinker w/ your circuits using 6 modules: battery adapter, LED light, etc.
-Easily interact w/ circuits thanks to modules’ simple & easy-to-use designs
-Learn about basic electronics concepts: transistors, resistance, etc.
-Easily trace circuit designs using the circuit stencil
-Use the workbook’s lessons to expand your understanding of electronics

Circuit Scribe Basic Kit ($60 $49.99)

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The Titan Loop MFi-Certified Lightning Cable is only $19.95 (33% off with free shipping) for a limited time in our Nerd Approved Deals Store!

Too long? Too short? Try the perfect charging cord length. This keychain cable is long enough to extend to your power source, but short enough to fold in half and attach to your keychain or belt loop. Wrapped in industrial-strength steel, not only is the Titan Loop virtually indestructible, but essential for your on-the-go charging needs.

-Loop in half & attach to your keychain, belt loop, bag, etc.
-Easily extend to your USB port & plug in
-Enjoy durability of industrial strength steel
-Avoid dealing w/ easily frayed & damaged cables
-Keep your devices safe w/ MFi certification
-Always have a handy iPhone charger within reach

Titan Loop MFi-Certified Lightning Cable ($30 $19.95)

ppk rubber band gun

Be the James Bond of your office war with this Walther PPK-style rubber band gun. It fires five rounds and can be had in our Nerd Approved Deals Store for only $24.99 (13% off with free shipping)! Features include:

-Modeled after the classic Walther PPK handgun
-Handmade from solid white oak wood
-Semi-automatically fires five rubber bands at up to 20 feet
-Comes w/ 50 rubber bands
-Easy to load & shoot

PPK Rubber Band Gun ($29 $24.99)

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pandora deal

Considering jumping in on a Pandora subscription? Now would be a good time. A six month subscription is only $24 (20% off) in our Nerd Approved Deals Store for a limited time!

-Enjoy your radio free of ads
-Get more daily “skips”
-Listen for long periods of time without timeouts
-Experience premium-quality audio at 192k bits per second
-Utilize on any supported device
-Customize the aesthetics of your Pandora web player

Pandora One: 6-Month Subscription ($30 $24)

design bundle deal

Go from novice to creative master with lifetime access to 60+ courses. The Ultimate Design and Animation Bundle is currently a whopping 98% off (only $29) in our Nerd Approved Deals Store!

If you crave a life in design, computer animation or game development, this is the one-stop career-defining package you need. Through more than 200 hours of expert instruction, you’ll learn all aspects of computer-aided design (CAD), animation, engineering, and more. Master industry-standard programs like DesignCAD, Unity, Photoshop, InDesign, and Autodesk MAYA to get certified and push your career in the right direction.

-Lifetime access to all 60+ courses
-Access to all future online design & animation courses
-Access to experts via online academic support
-Certificate of completion in CAD, Adobe, MAYA, engineering & animation courses
-CAD coursework, including AutoCAD training
-Adobe courses, including CorelDraw, Flash, Photoshop, InDesign & Audition training
-MAYA courses, including 3D Design, Bouncing Ball, Character Animation, and Shave & Hair Cut training
-Engineering courses, including SolidWorks, SilhouetteFX & Pro/Engineer training
-Animation courses, including ZBrush, Unity 5, Cinema 4D, Nuke, Mudbox, Keyshot & Interface Mocha Pro training

Ultimate Design & Animation Bundle ($1799 $29)