Apple Announces Education Event for March 27

Apple's Field Trip event is on! Are new iPads or MacBooks coming?

Apple has invited the media to an education focused event that will take place March 27th in Chicago.

While that sounds pretty boring for fans of Apple's consumer products, there might be more in this event beyond the classroom. This year's event will have a strong focus on education, but as far as if or what new gadgets will be revealed - there's only speculation. And could they have Apple Pencil support, judging by the strokes seen in the invitation above? Simply called iPad, it had a dumbed-down processor and camera than the previous iPad Air 2, but it had virtually the same 9.7-inch Retina display as the newer iPad Pro.

As for what Apple plans to discuss, that's anyone's guess. Underneath it, in small letters, it reads, "Join us to hear creative new ideas for teachers and students".

Apple has been testing iOS 11.3 on users for quite some time now.


The Classwork app and Classkit developer framework would also fit nicely into the setting at Lane Tech College Prep High School in Chicago.

It's unclear what products will be shown off at the event and the invite doesn't give us much to go on.

In recent months, Apple and Tim Cook have been pushing the company's education agenda hard with a series of teaching and training events taking place at Apple stores globally.

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