Apple is going to hold an educational event on March 27 at 10 AM CDT at Lane Tech College Prep High School in Chicago. The invitation that is sent to press reads “let’s take a field trip” and “creative new ideas for students and teachers.” The event will not be live-streamed but it is going to have live news announcements. There are some hints about the Apple products that we can expect from this event.
According to a report in Bloomberg, Apple may announce one new iPad at a cheaper price. This hardware will be a refreshed iPad accessible for budget-strapped schools with support for the Apple Pencil. Presently, Apple cheapest iPad cost is $329.
The next announcement may come for iOS 11.3 which is going through various beta stages and it’s the ability to control the battery-based CPU throttling. When 9to5Mac examining the beta releases, it found that ClassKit which is an application developed in the tradition of SpriteKit, ARKit, and many more aims to make educational apps in classrooms.
A new educational program was launched by Apple called “Everyone Can Code” in elementary and high schools around the US. It offers more in-depth code programs for community colleges. The announcement of this program still hangs in the air as Apple is not mentioned about it officially.
According to KGI Securities analyst, Ming-Chi Kuo released a report in which it says that Apple may launch “a new MacBook Air with a low price tag in the second quarter of 2018.” the analyst doesn’t share any details about the product.
Apple may discuss the textbooks on iBooks and according to a report by Bloomberg from January, it said that Apple is making an iBooks store. The app store is having a feed called “Today” which features highlight apps, developer interviews, and other editorial content.
The other Apple products announcement may be an updated iPhone SE, new Apple SmartWatch accessories and a charging mat called as AirPower.