March 2018 event

By MacRumors Staff

March 2018 event Articles

New 9.7-Inch iPad Hands-On: 'Very Familiar' Update Benefits From Apple Pencil Support and A10 Fusion Chip

Tuesday March 27, 2018 10:26 am PDT by Mitchel Broussard
Following the announcement and launch of Apple's new 9.7-inch iPad, a few websites have gotten hands-on time with the tablet and shared their thoughts online this afternoon. The initial consensus appears to be that while the iPad isn't very surprising in terms of form factor and features, it's a solid entry-level model that benefits from added Apple Pencil support. Engadget said the new iPad...

Apple Announces Free 'Everyone Can Create' Curriculum for Teachers

Tuesday March 27, 2018 9:26 am PDT by Tim Hardwick
Apple announced Everyone Can Create, a new free curriculum for teachers, during its "Let's Take a Field Trip" event at Chicago's Lane Technical High School today. Everyone Can Create makes it fun and easy for teachers to integrate drawing, music, filmmaking or photography into their existing lesson plans for any subject. The new curriculum joins Apple’s successful Everyone Can Code...

Logitech Announces $49 Crayon Stylus and $99 Rugged Combo 2 Case for 9.7-Inch iPad

Tuesday March 27, 2018 9:02 am PDT by Tim Hardwick
Logitech today revealed two new accessories for the sixth-generation iPad: the Logitech Crayon and Logitech Rugged Combo 2, both designed to help students become "more creative and productive" in the classroom. The accessories were announced during Apple's "Field Trip" event in Chicago earlier today. The Logitech Crayon is a digital pencil, similar to Apple Pencil, but comes in at a cheaper...

Apple Updating iWork for iOS: Pages, Numbers and Keynote Get Book Creation and Apple Pencil Support on 9.7-Inch iPad

Tuesday March 27, 2018 8:38 am PDT by Tim Hardwick
Apple today announced it is working on a new version of its iWork productivity suite for iOS during its "Let's Take a Field Trip" event at Chicago's Lane Technical High School, where it also introduced a refreshed low-cost 9.7-inch iPad with Apple Pencil support. Integrated Apple Pencil support in the new upcoming versions of Pages and Keynote will enable users to add drawings directly to...

Apple Launches New 9.7-Inch iPad With Apple Pencil Support, $299 for Schools and $329 for Consumers

Tuesday March 27, 2018 8:32 am PDT by Mitchel Broussard
Apple today announced an all-new 9.7-inch iPad, describing the tablet as its "most affordable iPad" yet and confirming it will work with the Apple Pencil. Apple said that the device was designed for powerful AR apps. The tablet has a 9.7-inch Retina display that features a higher-resolution touch sensor to enable support for Apple Pencil, previously only compatible with iPad Pro. Apple Pencil...

Apple Announces 'Classroom' Coming to Mac, Reveals New 'Schoolwork' App for Educators

Tuesday March 27, 2018 8:30 am PDT by Mitchel Broussard
Apple during its education-focused event in Chicago today announced that its existing iOS "Classroom" app will be making the move to Mac, beginning with a beta this June. Classroom is a "teaching assistant" that helps teachers manage their students' iPads, as well as guide kids through lessons, keep them on track, and share their work. Using the app, teachers can launch apps, books, and...

Live Coverage of Apple's Education Event in Chicago

Tuesday March 27, 2018 7:03 am PDT by MacRumors Staff
Apple's "Let's Take a Field Trip" event in Chicago begins at 10:00 a.m. Central Time (8:00 a.m Pacific), where the company is widely expected to unveil a lower-cost iPad, new education-focused initiatives, and perhaps make some other announcements. Photo via Tim Cook Apple is not providing a live video stream of today's event, but will post the video on its website and the Apple Events app on ...

Apple's Online Store Down Ahead of 'Field Trip' Event in Chicago Today

Tuesday March 27, 2018 4:03 am PDT by Joe Rossignol
Apple's online store is down ahead of its education-themed "Let's Take a Field Trip" event at Lane Tech College Prep High School in Chicago today. The keynote, which won't be live streamed, begins at 10:00 a.m. Central Time. We've already outlined what to expect in detail, but as a refresher, the focus will likely be on a new entry-level iPad that may include Apple Pencil support. New...

What to Expect at Apple's 'Let's Take a Field Trip' Educational Event on March 27

Friday March 23, 2018 1:10 pm PDT by Juli Clover
Apple is holding its first event of 2018 on Tuesday, March 27 at the Lane Tech College Prep High School in Chicago. According to invites sent out to members of the media last week, the event will focus on "creative new ideas for teachers and students." This is Apple's first education-centric event since 2012, hence the unusual location. With most events, we tend to have concrete rumors on what ...

PSA: Apple's March 27 Event Won't Be Live Streamed

Friday March 23, 2018 11:55 am PDT by Juli Clover
While Apple often offers a live stream for its special events, the company has confirmed there will be no live stream for the March 27 education-focused event set to take place at Lane Tech High School in Chicago. Apple today updated the Events app on the Apple TV to add an image of the invitation for the upcoming event and to note that a video will be uploaded later in the day following the...

Apple to Host March 27 Event in Chicago: 'Creative New Ideas for Teachers and Students'

Friday March 16, 2018 6:47 am PDT by Joe Rossignol
Apple today invited the media to an event on Tuesday, March 27 at Lane Tech College Prep High School in Chicago. The keynote will commence at 10:00 a.m. Central Time and will be focused on "creative new ideas for teachers and students," suggesting Apple has some education-related announcements planned. Apple's invite for March 27 event via Bloomberg's Mark Gurman There is quite a bit of...