Scribit on Kickstarter Creates (and Erases) Art on Your Wall

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Check out Scribit on Kickstarter. It’s a device that will create art on your wall—from drawings to your recent Twitter messages to crowdsourced designs. Better yet, it will erase that art, too, turning your wall into giant reusable canvas. It can draw using four pens (red, blue, yellow, and black), and it needs two nails and a power outlet to install. The video is cool as can be, and the project has already raised more than US$400,000 with 23 days to go. Pledge levels that will get you a Scribit start at $349.

The Complete Adobe CC Training Bundle: $29

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The Complete Adobe CC Training Bundle

We have a deal today on The Complete Adobe CC Training Bundle, a collection of training courses for Adobe Creative Cloud. It includes courses for Photoshop, Premiere Pro, InDesign, Illustrator, Flash & Animate, After Effects, and Introduction to Animation. This bundle is $29 through us.

AltConf and WWDC 2018 Interview: Amanda Southworth

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San Jose – Jeff Gamet sits down with Amanda Southworth at AltConf and WWDC 2018 to talk about how her personal experiences led her to create apps to help people suffering from depression, an app to help keep the LGBTQ community safe, and her nonprofit organization Astra Labs.

How to Correct Siri’s Music Choices

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Hey Siri

OK, so Siri isn’t always great at answering follow-up questions. (And if you talk to Apple’s voice assistant a lot, you’ve probably used colorful language at it because of that very thing.) But fortunately, it does parse follow-up requests well for music, so you can correct it when it chooses the wrong item to play. We’ll tell you how to do that in today’s Quick Tip!

Apple Music's Carpool Karaoke Teases Jon Hamm, Ed Helms, Jeremy Renner

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Apple is teasing a new episode of Carpool Karaoke on June 15th, and the trailer’s out. It features Jon Hamm, Ed Helms, and Jeremy Renner, and it looks pretty funny. The three are starring in a new comedy called TAG, which debuts the same day as this episode of Carpool Karaoke will be released, June 15th. That’s this Friday, and I can’t wait to see if season 2 of Carpool Karaoke is better than season 1. Judging by this trailer, that might be a big yes. The episode will be available on Apple Music when it’s released.

DxO ONE Digital Connected Camera for iPhone and iPad: $341.99

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DxO ONE and iPhone

We have a deal on the DxO ONE, a full blown, attachable, digital camera for iPhone and iPad. It uses your iOS device for its display, and it runs from an app, but all the optics are in the DxO ONE. It includes a fast f/1.8-f11 aspherical lens and extra small 1-inch format 20.2MP sensor. It also offers shutter speeds as fast as 1/20000ths of a second. It’s $379.99 through our deal, but coupon code CAMERA10 saves another 10%, bringing it to $341.99.

TMO Background Mode Interview with IDA Astronomer Dr. John Barentine

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Dr. John Barentine on Background Mode.

Dr. John C. Barentine is an astronomer, historian, author and science communicator. He is currently the Director of Conservation for the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) in Tucson, Arizona. He earned his master’s degree in physics at Colorado State University and his Ph.D. in astronomy at the University of Texas at Austin. Throughout his career, he’s been involved in education efforts to help increase the public understanding of science. We started with a brief segment on his early career as a observing specialist at Apache Point Observatory in New Mexico. In the second segment, we chatted about his work at the IDA in Tucson, the organization, its goals, and why it’s so important for all of us who live on planet Earth to be able to look up on a clear night and see stars.

Net Neutrality Ends in US, Protective Legislation Stalls

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Net Neutrality faces Republican opposition

FCC chairman Ajit Pai’s dream of an internet unshackled from net neutrality regulations is coming true because as of now the Open Internet Order is no longer in effect, opening the door for internet service providers to control access to online content in the United States as they see fit.