I love the app and the instructors (studying for my CCENT/CCNA) but I tend to move between my iPad, iPhone, and Apple TV. On all of them, it tends to be tough to get to all of the courses I’m following. I have no problem if it’s the last video I watched on iPad, but every single time on Apple TV I have to search for the course again. That’s my only complaint on the app side. Also, I really wish the per month cost was a little lower. Udemy charges per course and they’re usually $12. Now, CBTnuggets might argue they have better instructors, and you’re probably right because your reputation is huge. I wish it was pay per course or a little lower monthly cost. My only two gripes, otherwise 4.5/5!
I was recently given a CBT Nuggets account through work. While the content on CBT is great and the app is clean, the lack of features I’m used to in services like Udemy are not, especially when you consider the cost of CBT. No way to subscribe to or join a course (I have to create playlists for each course to keep track and I can’t even create a playlist from the app), no bookmarking or notes can be taken, no community Q&A, no Google Cast support to stream to a TV for viewing, no resource links or supplementary material, etc. This is honestly disappointing because I find myself wanting to access the videos but get so frustrated by the lack of some of these basic features that I don’t use it at all. More importantly, I feel like my company has wasted their money. CBT if you’re listening, help me learn with your app. Start with allowing video course subscriptions or the ability to create playlists from the app and Chromecast support. This service could be so much better.
High quality trainer from highly knowledgeable and energetic trainers
The trainers at CBT Nuggets have a knack for teaching and you can tell that they thoroughly enjoy doing what they do. IT can be a boring field to study, but the training videos provided by these guys and gals are jam packed with knowledge and entertainment that it has been such a joyful experience learning with them. The amount of high motivational energy and thorough knowledge (both in theory and in the real world) that these trainers supply ends up producing such a high quality training product that you’ll literally want to learn every field in IT. Thank you to all the trainers for your guidance and experiences in IT. They have been very helpful.
The CBT nuggets app works great! Very similar to the udemy app your able to download for offline viewing control video quality and able to speed up or slow down content. Very impressed with the current up to date courses they have premium audio quality and great video quality! You get what you pay for and I highly recommend cbt nuggets!!! Was originally on the fence about them. But after doing my ccna with them after using others I will continue to come back because they offer excelente premium quality and the instructors are knowledgeable and helpful!
Could not have been any happier with CBT Nuggets. The hands on labs, amazing instructors who explain concepts simply, while keeping your attention and all of the resources, including accountability coaches were a major help in my success. I will continue to utilize CBT Nuggets as a additional resource as I continue on my continued education path and will recommend this resource to anyone who is able to utilize it. Make sure to use the forums and accountability couches. Molly Billow, was so helpful and gave me the additional push, and recommendations of resources needed to pass my first Microsoft Exam. Great work!!
Very good training, I have been a customer off and on for years now. Love all the courses they have. The instructors are great and make it fun to learn! If you are looking to up your IT skills or just trying to break into the industry CBT nuggets is one of the best options for sure. I wish the price was around 50$ a month but they have made it more affordable than in the past where at one point it was around 100$ a month. I like what is included also the labs and practice tests are very helpful.
For those who are willing to put in the work, these instructors are incredibly knowledgeable and tend to take everything 1 step at a time so as to not leave you behind. In 3 days I already feel 200% more confident in networks and IP address knowledge. Thanks to Keith barker for doing a tremendous job with his programs. I think the cost per month of this program is a million times better than any college or university.
Subscription ended early, and There is no Customer Service.
I paid for my month of service. I was watching videos and opened the app back up less than an hour later and it said I had to pay again to continue. I checked my billing and I was only about 3 weeks into my month of service and was in autopay. I emailed 3 times over a week with no response. I tried both phone numbers on their website one always gives the busy signal, and the other rings to a marketing firm. With how expensive this service is, this is unacceptable. I feel like I have just had my money stolen from me. Save the headache and go with Linux Academy or some other service. They are cheaper anyways.
Hi! I’m constantly having to close the app and reopen the app when using the picture-in-picture mode. The video controls disappear when switching back to regular viewing. Also it would be nice if we can get a 10 second rewind when in picture-in-picture. This way I don’t have go back to the app to then switch to regular viewing mode, which is when the controls disappear forcing me to close the app and start over for a 10sec rewind. The feature is Great (when it works) as I’m using the iPad to take notes while watching and listening. Please fix this bug. Thank you!
Let me start off by saying the training is amazing! I am learning so much so quickly! I have a request to make and I feel that it is not a difficult request to fulfill. The app should support split-view so that someone can take notes on the side while watching the video content. when using side-overlay view with notes, you cut off ~15% of the content. iPad Pro users could benefit incredibly by being able to take notes while listening/watching the content.
I’ve tried many other video based Cisco videos and they all had one thing in common, they were boring. The material was alright but the monotone voices and lackluster commentary made it hard to stay awake. CBT nuggets is the exception it sounds like they actually care about the subject and want to teach you how to pass the test and also know what you are doing. If you are looking for a certification lessons this is your place.
Developer allows this app to work on an iPad, but it’s definitely not optimized for it. I’m using the iPad Pro 12.9” and everything is just scaled up. It would be nice to see native resolution like most apps. Update: Thanks for updating the resolution so quickly! Only took 1 week from submitting the review. 5 stars now.
The gui for this app is the least thought out design. Any person who has used the app for an hour could point out obvious improvements. Trying to pickup where you left off from the pc is a joke. Dashboard and training clumps a big class into a bunch of smaller chunks leaving you to scroll and scroll and scroll to figure out where you left off having to expand the sections etc. after fiddling with the app for 5 minutes you might as well just use a computer. TLDR the app gui is not user friendly just use the PC. The training from CBT nuggets is top notch.
I have always gone back to CBT. They are always excited to teach and are fun to listen to. I have switched to multiple different platforms to learn new content, but always manage to go back to CBT. Only thing that is rough is it’s $59 a month but it is worth every penny. Love listening to CBT nuggets.
Overall this is a good app for a great service. The information available is top quality. My only complaint is the lack of proper AirPlay support. The app will direct video to an Apple TV if you have AirPlay enabled from control center, however, your phone must remain unlocked for it to work. This is very annoying and obviously not going to help your battery life. Fix that and you’ll easily have five stars from me.
The app appears to be buggy at least with the latest release of IPad OS. Marked answer will sometimes disappear in the quizzes. Not being able to see the correct answer does not help. Adding an explanation would definitely improve the entire app. Also, I see no option to leave comments or questions through the different videos. Clear and constant communication with the training authors is a key components to clarify on doubts.
I use this for work and self studying. It is all pretty easy to find and the videos are easy to watch. I also go on here to find stuff I am troubleshooting to see what else I can try. Great app and even better instructions.
CBTNuggets has both the content and the platform you want to improve your IT knowledge. Other competitors may have good videos, but CBTNuggets is so easy to use. Their bite-sized videos really help you stay focused. It’s also nice to go back and review exactly what you want to know!
I specifically downloaded this app for the new security+ nuggets. My friends have glowing reviews, and having personal experience with CBT nuggets, I was ready to go with it! I get all signed up and now the app instantly crashes into the background when I select the material I need to view (security+ 601 materials). The other material seems to load fine! I will be happy to amend this review upon resolution.
I’ve known about cbt nuggets for years but never applied myself to watch videos. I passed core 1 A+ today with video nuggets and a supplemental book. I find I get so much more info put in my brain than reading, I can download videos and study at any time. Experienced one minor glitch with app with one nugget but I just watched on my PC.
I’ve been using CBT Nuggets for years and the training just gets better with time. The approved app let’s you download more than 10hrs now which is exactly what I need with 15hrs flights and the ability to change subjects after a few hours! Apple TV app is great too!
I am happy to have CBT Nuggets, as I have a desire and extreme interest in networking, I have found these guys to be extremely helpful. The price is great, and for the price I feel I’m getting more than my money’s worth. Anyways, they are rad guys that have a passion and it helps get me fired up!
I love this app and the CBT Nuggets company. It is very easy to use and the instructors are very informative, easy to follow and look like they really enjoy what they teach. I highly recommend this app/program.
Overall I would use again if I had training to complete. There are no tests available for this newer Citrix training so I definitely feel at a disadvantage there. In fact there is only one training cbt for it. The teacher - Jacob Moran explains the cbt really really well!!! Thank you for helping!!
It’s a great resource for learning more! I am however, annoyed with the stat display. It sometimes says different numbers or doesn’t match what I actually trained and displays 0. Again I’d like to mention the training truly is great and I hope to learn a lot from some of these trainers!
This indeed the best CBT training for IT professionals. Training module so nicely made that you forget the time. Better than watching any movie. Just the price is very high. I wish all success for them. Nuggeters keep moving....😀😀😀
I was unable to sign in to my account, and the content I was working on was not available. The Apple TV app is not the same. I was so excited to be able to watch from the couch, and now very disappointed. Hope it’s a work in progress because I love CBT Nuggets.
I’ve watched the AZ103 and few Microsoft tests and they are amazing. Concepts are explained clear and in some cases with a pinch of humor. My only caveat is that in some cases they don’t go too deep. So I would not use CBT nuggets as your only method of preparation for any cert.
Hi CBT Nuggets, since the version 5.7.5, I can’t use the app on my iPad Pro. When I launch the App, it open and suddenly close itself. I have offload the app and reinstall it, but the issue is the same. I have offline course that I don’t want to loose. Please help. B.R