This week we calm ourself with Looom’s animations, get glitchy with the GlitchCore music chopper, capture time-lapses with Moment, and more.
Take the weekend to boost your marketable skills [Deals]
For a growing number of people, the COVID-19 lockdown makes it unclear where the next paycheck will come from. That makes it a good time to brush up on skills so that wherever opportunity arises, you’re ready. The courses in this Cult of Mac Deals roundup will teach you vital, resume-boosting covers skills like iOS development, Excel, digital marketing and foreign languages.
Grab one (or more) of these deeply discounted educational bundles today. And then start racking up certified skills so you’ll be ready to jump on future hot jobs.
Apple doesn’t pay artists behind ‘Today at Apple’ sessions
Cash-rich Apple is reportedly not paying the artists who share their talents for the in-store ‘Today at Apple” sessions.
Rather than money, the session leaders could select from three of the cheaper Apple products.
Today at Apple adds 50 new sessions in expanded formats
Apple is expanding its slate of Today at Apple sessions with 50 new classes that offer free educational experiences for iPhone, iPad and Mac users.
Today at Apple first started at Apple store in 2017, providing 18,000 free sessions a week that have been attended by millions of people around the world. With the new sessions, Apple is expanding on its most popular sessions, giving participants more opportunities to create and explore with their products.
Writing assistants, unlimited phone plans, and more [Week’s best deals]
Here at the Cult of Mac Store, we delight in finding great new deals on tools and tech every week. This go around, we’ve got a gravity-operated mobile car mount, and a super useful writing assistant. Additionally, we’ve got an app to guide you in meditating (really), and a phone plan year of unlimited talk and text. Discounts run from a third to as much as 90 percent off, red on for more details:
The ultimate utility software roundup for digital creatives [Deals]
Like the content they create, today’s digital creative takes many forms. Whether designing a website or a game, whether editing photos or lines of code, there are some things we all have in common. This bundle of Mac apps offers tools for converting media files of all kind, a powerful file transfer protocol for moving data from place to place, a game-changing productivity tool for completing complex projects, and a digital assistant for studying better and taking rich notes.
No matter what you do at the screen, these Mac apps can help you do it better. And they’re all going for half off or even more. Read on for more details:
Apple’s Classroom app for iPad lands on App Store
Apple is putting more tools in the hands of educators today with the official launch of the new Classroom app for iPad that promises to opens up new, more engaging ways of teaching and learning on the iPad.
The new app is part of the new iOS 9.3 education features Apple has added that allow teachers to manage student devices, share work and assignments, as well as track students’ progress to help them stay on track.
SkillFeed: Free Access to Over 21,000 Video Tutorials For 45 Days [Freebie]
Want access to over 21,000 video tutorials on a variety of topics, including design, web development, 3D graphics, and more? Then Cult of Mac Deals has you covered with this free promotion.
Skillfeed is an incredible educational resource for designers, photographers, coders, and anyone else looking to gain (or improve) their skills in a wide variety of programs. They’ve curated the best online classes and videos in the world, so you don’t have to. Just log on whenever (and wherever) you’d like, and learn for free for the next 45 days!
Last Chance to Learn To Program With The Coding For Beginners Video Course [Deals]
Coding seems incredibly complicated – and many aspects of it are. And when you decide you’re going to start to try to learn to do it, figuring out where to begin can be just as complicated. Whether you’re trying to figure out what platform you’ll use, whether you’ll take on a self-paced course or one you are scheduled to attend, or what type of code matters most to you first, there are plenty of choices to make before you even get started.
This Cult of Mac Deals offer takes the guesswork out of the equation. Why? Because we’re offering The Coding For Beginners Video Course for only $69 – a savings of 88% – for a limited time.
Sidney Central School District To Give Every Student An iPad
Talk about an Apple for the teacher…
The Sidney Central School District — located in Sidney, New York — has implemented a new 1-to-1 iPad Initiative for the 2013-14 school year, providing every child in the 7th through 12th grade with an iPad to work on.