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Topic: iPad

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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Apple and education: Four decades of highs and lows

03/26/2018, 02:03 pm

A continuing theme throughout Apple's history, from early years of Steve Jobs to today, has been education. AppleInsider examines the efforts -- some successful, some not -- to appeal directly to the education market.

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Get more money for your used Apple device by locking in a $20 cash bonus now that the 2018 iPad has landed

03/26/2018, 12:03 pm

With this week's unveiling of a new 9.7-inch iPad that offers Apple Pencil support, now is the time to sell your old device and secure a cash bonus before values drop. BuyBackWorld is offering readers an additional $20 on all trades valued at $200 or more with our exclusive coupon code, along with a 30-day price lock.

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Rumor: Apple preps new gold iPhone X color, refreshed 9.7-inch iPad arriving in Q3 [u]

03/26/2018, 03:03 am

Fresh rumors suggest Apple is readying production of a new iPhone X color option to boost sales of the flagship smartphone, while an anticipated revamp of the company's low-tier 9.7-inch iPad is said to arrive in the third quarter.

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Editorial: Bloomberg spins Apple's Event as a desperate, blind stab for cheap iPads in education

03/24/2018, 05:03 pm

Bloomberg's latest scoop uses Apple's upcoming education event as an opportunity to advance the idea that Google's Chromebooks (and Android tablets!) are taking over new markets while iPads stare into the inky black void of doom. That's wrong, here's why.

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New 9.7" iPad expected to support Apple Pencil, be 70 percent of 2018 sales

03/23/2018, 01:03 pm

The iPad and Apple Pencil both appear to be on the cusp of massive growth, with a new low-price iPad coming that is expected to support the peripheral imminent at Apple's "Field Trip" event, if a report from the supply chain is to be believed.

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Video: As Dropbox IPO goes live, should you consider switching to iCloud Drive?

03/23/2018, 09:03 am

As Dropbox goes public, AppleInsider examines if it is time to consider whether you should stay put with iCloud Drive, or fully embrace Dropbox for your cloud storage needs.

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New low-cost iPad expected at Apple's 'Field Trip' event, cheaper MacBook might not make it

03/23/2018, 09:03 am

Another report notes that Apple's education-themed event in Chicago next week will reportedly feature a new version of its "budget" iPad, as well as new classroom software.

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Sharp reportedly prioritizing OLED & IGZO panel production to land iPad orders

03/23/2018, 08:03 am

Sharp will be making changes to its display panel production lines, according to a report, moving to increase the manufacture of IGZO and OLED-based panels, possibly in an attempt to acquire more display orders from Apple for the iPad and other connected devices.

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Purported iPad model with edge-to-edge screen, no home button shown off in rendering [u: fake]

03/22/2018, 09:03 pm

An image from famed hardware leaker Evan Blass on Thursday could offer one of the first looks at a rumored iPad model that replaces Apple's years-old home button with Face ID facial recognition.

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Macs and iPads are on sale for under $400, plus $250 off Apple's top of the line 2017 15" MacBook Pro

03/22/2018, 11:03 am

Looking for the lowest entry price into an iPad or Mac? Snap up a 2017 9.7" iPad for just $289 -- or pick up a Mac mini for $399, now $100 off. Apple's Mid 2017 15" MacBook Pro with Radeon 560 graphics and 1TB of storage is now on sale for $3,149 with no tax in most states.

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Apple iBooks revamp could include 'Today' tab to enhance discovery

03/22/2018, 10:03 am

Apple is reportedly recruiting an editorial team for its upcoming iBooks reboot, possibly with the idea of creating an App Store-style "Today" tab.

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