New education section launched on

Apple has updated their website with a brand new section on eduction, greatly improving not only the design and usability, but the content as well. Here's the intro on

We believe that technology has the power to transform the classroom. It can pave new ways of thinking. New ways of sparking ideas. Yet the foundation never changes: A dedication to learning that’s always been part of our DNA. We’ve been proud to work alongside educators and students to reinvent what it means to teach and learn. And together we’re doing things we never thought possible.

Jim Dalrymple of The Loop encapsulated it perfectly:

Macs have always been an important part of education and with nearly 10 million iPads being used in schools worldwide, Apple is bringing a new generation of technology to learning.

Steve Jobs was rumored to have considered the iPad the most important project in a life filled with world-changing products. Education was also something he and Apple held dear. Since then, from Text Books to the new Kids section in the App Store, Apple has been systematically improving an already strong offering.

Can't wait to see what's next!

Rene Ritchie

Rene Ritchie is one of the most respected Apple analysts in the business, reaching a combined audience of over 40 million readers a month. His YouTube channel, Vector, has over 90 thousand subscribers and 14 million views and his podcasts, including Debug, have been downloaded over 20 million times. He also regularly co-hosts MacBreak Weekly for the TWiT network and co-hosted CES Live! and Talk Mobile. Based in Montreal, Rene is a former director of product marketing, web developer, and graphic designer. He's authored several books and appeared on numerous television and radio segments to discuss Apple and the technology industry. When not working, he likes to cook, grapple, and spend time with his friends and family.