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2018

Apple expands Transit directions in Virginia, Missouri

Tuesday March 27, 2018

Apple this week integrated public transit data in its mapping service app covering a number of metropolitan areas in Virginia and Missouri, offering iOS and macOS Maps app users access to bus and rail routes in the region.

Apple took us to school with iPad at special event demonstration

Tuesday March 27, 2018

Though Apple's event appeared to end with the conclusion of the keynote, there was still much more in store for those in attendance. We got an inside look at Apple's hands-on experience labs where they demoed how to integrate iPads, Garageband, and Clips into a teaching curriculum.

Investigation finds FBI did not exhaust all options before taking Apple to trial in San Bernardino case

Tuesday March 27, 2018

An investigation into the FBI's aggressive attempt to force Apple to assist in the unlocking of an iPhone tied to 2016's San Bernardino shooting suggests a lack of communication, red tape and perhaps political motives were at play in taking the case to court.

Highlights from Apple's 'Field Trip' iPad event

Tuesday March 27, 2018

Apple just introduced a new 9.7-inch iPad at a special event in Chicago, but the company put an intense focus on its use in education and schools. We extracted highlights from the presentation that matter most to consumers like you.

First look: Apple's new 9.7-inch iPad with Apple Pencil support

Tuesday March 27, 2018

At Apple's Chicago media event, the company introduced a new 9.7-inch iPad targeting schools with new features like Apple Pencil support and a low price point. We went hands-on with the hardware to see how it performs.

Flash Coupon: 15% off sitewide at eBay today only

Tuesday March 27, 2018

Today only, save 15% on top of already reduced prices at eBay on orders over $25 (up to $50 off) with coupon. This offer is valid on Apple's brand-new HomePod, the popular Apple TV 4K, MacBook Pros and more. Offer ends tonight at 8 p.m. Pacific.

Redesigned Apple Watch with larger screen, enhanced battery life and health features due in Q3

Tuesday March 27, 2018

Apple Watch is predicted to get its first redesign since launching in 2015, according to noted KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who expects the device to also feature a larger display, extended battery life and upgraded health monitoring features.

Video: 2018 sixth generation iPad with Apple Pencil support for only $329

Tuesday March 27, 2018

Apple just introduced a new 9.7-inch iPad at their "Field Trip" education-centric event in Chicago, with a huge focus on schools and student productivity.

Apple debuts iPhone and iPad cases in seasonal colors

Tuesday March 27, 2018

On Tuesday, the same day it held its education-focused event in Chicago, Apple quietly unveiled new iPhone and iPad case accessories with seasonal colors for spring that match the previously announced Apple Watch bands.

Apple updates Clips with more content, adds iPhone X facial controls to GarageBand for iOS

Tuesday March 27, 2018

Apple piled on to its list of announcements on Tuesday with updates to Clips and GarageBand for iOS, adding a barrage of content to both, and a new feature to the second -- support for the iPhone X's TrueDepth camera.

Hands on: a walkthrough of the educator-centric Apple Teacher portal

Tuesday March 27, 2018

As part of Apple's new education initiative, Apple has refreshed a new e-learning tool for teachers to quickly get up to speed with what Apple offers, and AppleInsider has delved into it a bit.

Apple intros artistic 'Everyone Can Create' curriculum for teachers

Tuesday March 27, 2018

Geared with its new Apple Pencil-compatible budget iPad in mind, Apple has announced "Everyone Can Create," a free curriculum available to teachers looking to build artistic endeavors into their classes.

Apple discounts new iPad for schools and education customers at $299

Tuesday March 27, 2018

In an attempt to make it easier for schools and educational customers to bring iPad into the classroom, Apple is providing its 2018 iPad at a discount, cutting the just-announced tablet from the regular starting price of $329 down to $299.

Free iCloud storage for teachers and students boosted from 5GB to 200GB

Tuesday March 27, 2018

In another part of Apple's big education push, teachers and students will get a forty-fold increase in free iCloud storage to better utilize today's software offerings in the future.

iMac Pro's Space Gray Magic Keyboard, Magic Mouse 2, Magic Trackpad 2 now available individually

Tuesday March 27, 2018

After four months of only being available to iMac Pro owners, the Magic Keyboard with Numeric Keypad, Magic Mouse 2, Magic Trackpad 2 are available to all.

Logitech's $49 'Crayon' stylus for iPad, Rugged Combo 2 keyboard case coming soon [u]

Tuesday March 27, 2018

Though the focus at its press event was on a new budget iPad and education-oriented software updates, Apple on Tuesday also teased two new Logitech iPad accessories, meant for schools only: the "Crayon" stylus, and the Rugged Combo 2 case and keyboard. [Updated with more details, pricing, and launch info]

Apple's Schoolwork App & ClassKit API let teachers deliver assignments via the Cloud; Classroom coming to Mac

Tuesday March 27, 2018

Apple's continued push to make Mac and iPad central to education has been detailed at its 'Field Trip' event, with the Classroom app making the jump from iOS to Mac later this year, as well as a cloud-based Schoolwork app for teachers to provide assignments and handouts to students.

Apple updates iWork for Mac and iPad with Apple Pencil annotations & more [u]

Tuesday March 27, 2018

As a part of its Tuesday education event, Apple updated Pages, Numbers, and Keynote for iOS, primarily adding support for the Apple Pencil -- a key feature of its 2018 "budget" iPad. [Updated with release and more feature details]

Apple's Digital Books tool for iPad transforms written reports with rich photos, illustrations

Tuesday March 27, 2018

Along with the introduction of a new iPad, Apple announced that users will no longer need a Mac to create educational materials, and will be able to create books directly on an iPad using Pages and the new Digital Books.

New $329 iPad includes support for the Apple Pencil, A10 Fusion processor

Tuesday March 27, 2018

Apple has used its educational Field Trip event to launch a new 9.7-inch iPad, the first outside the iPad Pro range to support the Apple Pencil.