1GB per iBook: More memory needed…
As pointed out during the event, some of these textbooks can be 1GB in size, so entry-level iPads for the educational setting may be out the question.
This means that poorer schools will be even less likely to buy the more capable iPads, while richer schools may still be able to afford them, but could be hit harder than they thought.
As one Twitter user put it: “If people knew just how bad the state of technology budgets is in most high schools, requiring tablets would seem hilarious.”
Other Challenges: more expensive iPads as iBook is not working on and with Windows…
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