With the upcoming release of iPadOS — a dedicated variant of iOS tailored for the iPad’s bigger screen — on September 30, software on the iPad Pro will finally live up to the power of the hardware. But for many users, the iPad can never be a true laptop replacement if the keyboard doesn’t feel right. (read more)
Logitech’s stylish stylus is the Apple Pencil for most of us
Logitech’s Crayon was introduced last year as a cheap alternative to the Apple Pencil alongside the sixth generation iPad. At its debut, the Crayon was sold exclusively to the education sector and only in the US. Earlier this year, Logitech quietly released the Crayon in Australia, and it is now available wherever you can purchase an iPad. (read more)
Apple Is Planning Its First Education-Related Event Since 2012 – Bloomberg
Its last education-related event took place in New York City in 2012. The company said in an invitation Friday that it will share “creative new ideas for teachers and students” at the affair, which will take place at Lane Tech College Prep High School.
— Read on www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-03-16/apple-to-make-education-related-announcement-on-march-27
This is pretty exciting – we saw some great new classroom features come to the iPad in iOS 11 – I’m hoping to see more of that, and as a Mac Sys admin working at a University right now, a few more tools for the Mac would be welcomed, too. The most intriguing rumours are around Apple’s laptop line – with talk of a possible rev to the education workhorse, the MacBook Air.