<img src="http://o.aolcdn.com/hss/storage/midas/efe970febfec8b5ea8bca3c13eb0083e/204503260/599930746-ed.jpg" /><div>Apple is sneaking in <a href="https://www.engadget.com/2016/10/19/apple-will-finally-update-its-mac-lineup-on-october-27th/">one more big product unveiling</a> before 2016 comes to a close, and expectations for new Macs are running high. And how couldn't they be? Aside from <a href="https://www.engadget.com/2015/10/13/apple-imac-review-2015-21-5-inch-4k/">last year's iMacs</a> and the <a href="https://www.engadget.com/2016/04/25/apple-macbook-review-2016/">12-inch MacBook</a>, Cupertino's computer lineup has gone largely untouched since 2015 -- and there are numerous systems that have remained the same for <a href="https://www.engadget.com/2013/12/23/apple-mac-pro-review-2013/">even longer</a>. But which Macs are going to get an upgrade on Oct. 27th? And is there a chance that other devices will get their moment in the sun? We've rounded up some of the more credible rumors to give you a sense of what's likely in store.</div>
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The Slate is an athletic-coach-style clipboard note-taker, while Bamboo Folio ($200 on Amazon), a concurrently released variation, works similarly albeit with a different form factor that features an integrated cover. Bamboo Slate’s companion pen, with its traditional ink tip that is not a stylus, lets you jot down notes, upload them to the cloud, and edit and share them in various formats from your iOS devices.
How can a game like that help schools? It’s not meant as a playground or distraction, but used smartly and sparingly, it spices up rote lessons and engages students by utilizing a space they already know and love. Some teachers are already onboard, and a previous indie initiative has given way to Microsoft’s own expanded Minecraft: Education Edition, which arrives on Continue reading "How Minecraft unlocks creativity and collaboration in classrooms"