Can Apple cut into Google's education tech lead?

Apple recently sent out invites[1] to a special event, where the company is expected to announce new products and services - including new iPads. (Sorry, no iPhones[2].) The Apple event is taking place in an entirely new city -- and at a somewhat unusual venue.

Here's everything you need to know about Apple's latest event[3].

Apple's March 27 event: When is it and where is it?

Apple's event will take place on March 27 at 11am EST.

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Instead of holding the special event at the Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino, Calif., Apple is holding the event Lane Tech College Prep High School in Chicago, Ill. The event invite specifically asks attendees to "Join us to hear new creative ideas for teachers and students."

Education it is, then.

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Apple's March 27 event: How to watch

There will not be a livestream of the event. However, Apple plans on making the event available for streaming either through the Apple TV Apple Events app or the Apple Events website[5] a few hours after the event concludes.

Read also: Apple announces WWDC, opens registration for developers[6]

Apple's March 27 event: What to expect


With the event focused on education, we can expect Apple to announce new iPads. A recent report from Bloomber[7]g indicates Apple will announce low-end iPads designed and priced to attract the education market.

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Just a few weeks ago, we reported[9]

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