Three reasons to reach for an iPad this September

With school just around the corner, students and teachers alike are turning to iPads rather than laptops for the upcoming year.  iPad functionality has come a long way and gadgets like Apple Pencil and a keyboard folio make them a practical alternative to a MacBook.  With an iOS that continuously outpaces standard laptops and a sticker price of less than half a MacBook, it's no wonder students are lining up for the iPad 2018.  

Let’s look at the top three reasons people are choosing the iPad 2018 for university lectures, college tutorials and high school classes. 


• High functioning alternative with Apple Pencil and keyboard folio.

In this short video, we demonstrate just a few of the ways you can use iPad with Apple Pencil and a keyboard folio:


• Productivity enhanced.  

As shown in our demo, interactive features like Apple Pencil and Logitech's Slim Folio keyboard case give the iPad a functionality convenient for classrooms and lecture halls.  Quick access to files, spreadsheets and an iOS that is designed for mobile use, the iPad is the perfect addition to the post-secondary school kit. 

For the creative student, iPad and Apple Pencil perform stunningly well with apps like Procreate (free from the App Store), and Adobe recently announced it is making Photoshop available for iPad next year.  ComputerWorld stated it best in their article  Adobe has killed the ‘iPad is not productive’ story , insisting that “For most people, an iPad is becoming all the computer they need.” 

At Carbon Computing, we couldn’t agree more. 


• Less is more, again. 

Long gone are the days of pens-to-paper and three-ring binders.  Digital has infused the education system, today and for the foreseeable future.   Finding the right tool for a student’s next educational endeavour is a crucial part to their success.  Apple is the gold standard and we offer an array of Apple products and services with varying price points to fit most student budgets. At Carbon Computing, we have the right Apple product for you.  


Efficient, affordable and the most value, iPad 2018 starting at $429

Perfectly on point for anything you do, Apple Pencil is $129

Keyboard folios starting at $59

Smart covers starting at $29  



Exclusive back-to-school specials on AppleCare+ for iPad!

From now until September 15, choose from the following packages and protect your iPad for less:


Buy iPad 2018 + Apple Pencil + your choice of case...

Get 25% OFF AppleCare+


• OR •


Buy iPad 2018 + your choice of case...

Get 10% OFF AppleCare+



What is AppleCare+ and why is it important?

Every iPad comes with a one-year limited warranty and up to 90 days of complimentary support from Apple's expert advisors.  AppleCare+ extends your iPad's hardware repair coverage to a full two years and adds up to two incidents of accidental damage coverage, plus 24/7 priority access to AppleCare experts via chat or phone.



Pre-owned iPads are also available for a fraction of the price of new. A pre-owned iPad is entirely refurbished, including exterior and interior cleaning and the OS is restored to factory original.  Starting at $379, this tablet will still have that 'brand new system' experience when you first turn it on. 


Servicing and Buyback program:  

As an Apple certified store, we provide in-house service, rentals, and an exclusive buyback program to help you stay on the leading edge of Apple technology.  If your back-to-school iPad requires a clean-up or you want to upgrade to a newer product, talk to us or visit us and we’d be happy to help you find the right Apple product for your upcoming school year.