Apple Announces March 27th Event in Chicago: 'Let's Take a Field Trip'

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On Friday, Apple began sending out press invitations to an event in Chicago at the end of March. Both would fit with the student theme.

Apple has found themselves in a bit of hot water recently due to the admittance that they were, indeed, slowing down older phones.

Apple has hosted hardware events during springtime before, and there are a number of rumored devices that could come out of this event. Last year, for instance, it released Product RED versions of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, along with new Apple Watch bands and a $329 iPad.

As usual, the invitation was thin on details - Apple is notoriously silent about future products and programs.

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While this Apple education event is an exciting development in the world of technology, it's far from the first foray the company has made into the world of education. Apple has also supported education in other ways, such as an announcement in January of their plans to support Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai's work in women's advocacy.

We'll find out sooner than later, as we're less than two weeks away from Apple's "field trip".

Microsoft attempted to recover some of the market with an education-focused event past year, and the launch of the Surface Laptop, but that still costs considerably more than most Chromebooks.

The stylish pen-and-ink drawing has caused many sites to speculate that the announcements may relate to the Apple Pencil, with some rumors suggesting the company might introduce a lower-priced 9.7-inch iPad.

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