We’re following along live with Apple’s Chicago education event, where Apple VP Greg Joswiak just announced a new version of the company’s tablet. The refreshed iPad features a 9.7-inch display, Touch ID Home button and support for Apple’s Pencil stylus.
Apple on Friday confirmed that it will not be live-streaming its education-focused event on Tuesday, March 27. The company has updated the Events app on Apple TV to show information about the presentation, but notes that a video of the event will not be available until after it concludes.
Apple will become the fund’s first Laureate partner, helping advance Malala’s effort to support girls’ education and advocate for equal opportunity. More than 130 million girls are estimated to be out of school.
The Ohio State University and Apple have announced a new initiative to provide free iPads to all incoming freshmen, as well as the construction of a new iOS Design Lab for students, teachers, and where members of the public can learn to develop iOS applications.