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Topic: iPad

Compared: 2018 iPad cost efficiency versus iPad Pro features and speed

03/29/2018, 02:03 pm

The addition of Apple Pencil support to the sixth-generation iPad makes the tablet a considerably cheaper option for those needing to use a pressure-sensitive stylus when compared to the iPad Pro range, but there are more differences that need consideration. AppleInsider pits the new iPad against the current 12.9-inch and 10.5-inch iPad Pro models to show what else the extra cost offers consumers.

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Apple issues iOS 11.3 only for new 2018 sixth generation iPad

03/28/2018, 02:03 pm

Apple on Wednesday released its anticipated iOS 11.3 update, but only for the 2018 "budget" sixth generation iPad, which was announced on Tuesday and will only ship to most people in the beginning of April.

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Compared: 2018 iPad with Apple Pencil support vs 2017 iPad and iPad Air 2

03/28/2018, 11:03 am

The launch of a new iPad is usually followed by users deciding whether they should update to the latest model, or to continue using their existing iPad and save money. AppleInsider compares the new 2018 iPad against last year's release and the iPad Air models to decide if it's worth making the upgrade.

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Apple's 2018 iPad includes 2GB of RAM, 2.2 GHz A10 processor; performance similar to iPhone 7

03/28/2018, 09:03 am

A rundown of the specifications for Apple's new "budget" iPad indicates that its performance is roughly comparable to the iPhone 7 line, which uses the same A10 processor -- and that it has just 2 gigabytes of RAM, limiting its multitasking versus the iPad Pro.

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At Chicago 'Field Trip' event, Apple emphasized education remains 'a big part of who we are'

03/28/2018, 07:03 am

Apple CEO Tim Cook and other company executives repeatedly cited the company's commitment to education, as it unveiled new products and initiatives designed to capture the hearts and minds of students and educators.

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Apple took us to school with iPad at special event demonstration

03/27/2018, 09:03 pm

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.

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Highlights from Apple's 'Field Trip' iPad event

03/27/2018, 06:03 pm

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.

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

03/27/2018, 06:03 pm

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.

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

03/27/2018, 04:03 pm

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.

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

03/27/2018, 02:03 pm

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.

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Apple intros artistic 'Everyone Can Create' curriculum for teachers

03/27/2018, 01:03 pm

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.

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

03/27/2018, 01:03 pm

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.

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

03/27/2018, 01:03 pm

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.

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

03/27/2018, 12:03 pm

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]

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

03/27/2018, 12:03 pm

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.

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

03/27/2018, 12:03 pm

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]

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

03/27/2018, 11:03 am

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.

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

03/27/2018, 11:03 am

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.

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Apple's online store goes offline ahead of 'Field Trip' event

03/27/2018, 07:03 am

A tradition ahead of major events, Apple on Tuesday took down its online store ahead of its 'Field Trip' presentation, an indication that the company will be making changes to its product lineup, potentially involving new iPads and the Apple Pencil.

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Live from Apple's 'Field Trip' education event in Chicago

03/26/2018, 06:03 pm

Join AppleInsider as we provide live coverage of Apple's "Let's take a field trip" event from Chicago's Lane Tech College Prep High School on Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. CDT (11:00 a.m. EDT, 8 a.m. PDT), where the company is expected to discuss educational initiatives and perhaps unveil new hardware.

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