|Ohio State will give every incoming freshman an iPad Pro|
Back to school shopping just got way easier for freshmen enrolling
at Ohio State next fall.
The school announced on Wednesday that every incoming freshman
will be supplied with an iPad Pro, Apple Pencil, and Apple keyboard
case starting in 2018 as part of a new partnership with Apple. The
iPads will be paid for from funds from Ohio State's "administrative
At retail prices, an iPad Pro starts at $599, and the keyboard case
Ohio State's new program is called Digital Flagship University, and
it includes a new lab opening in 2018 at Ohio State's main Columbus
campus dedicated to iOS development using Swift, Apple's
More at: finance.yahoo.com
It should be pointed out that Apple DID NOT devise this program
for the 7K freshman in an attempt to get people to count better,
there being 14 schools in the Big Ten.