Report: Changes Coming to the Way iPads Are Deployed in Schools
iPad deployments in education environments may soon be easier, according to a recent report in MacRumors.
"Apple plans to simplify app distribution by allowing schools to assign and distribute apps to a device without an Apple ID this fall, reducing the number of steps needed to set up an iPad," according to the report, by eliminating the need to set up a generic ID to load the devices.
Other changes include:
- The ability to block students from making purchases without approval;
- The ability for schools to create and manage Apple IDs for students under 13;
- Password reset functionality for system administrators; and
- Unifying multiple deployment programs.
More information is available at macrumors.com.
Joshua Bolkan is contributing editor for Campus Technology, THE Journal and STEAM Universe. He can be reached at [email protected].