Apple's new entry-level iPad might be the way forward for education

CHICAGO - During the keynote in an media event held on Tuesday (March 27) in Chicago's Lane Technical College Prep High School, Apple's chief executive officer Tim Cook said: "We have been at this for 40 years and we care deeply about education."

And thus kicked off Apple's education-centric event, during which the tech giant announced a new entry-level 9.7-inch iPad. It is virtually the same iPad like last year's but now features a faster A10 processor and supports augmented reality (AR) apps, which can be great learning tools.

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