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Google beat Apple in education, one of its oldest strongholds — but now it’s time for round two (AAPL, GOOG)

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Over the past few years, Apple, which was synonymous with educational technology, has seen its foothold in the classroom slip.

In 2013, iPhones, iPads, and Macs made up half of devices sold to American classrooms. Now, Apple products are in third place — behind Google’s Chromebooks and Microsoft Windows, according to a Futuresource Consulting estimate.

Apple’s announcement on Tuesday, in which it introduced a new low-cost iPad starting at $329, could change that trend, analysts told Business Insider. Some online joked that Apple should call it the iPad “education edition,” partially because it’s priced at $70 less than the iPad Air read more >>>

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com