Apple and Logitech announce $49 Crayon stylus and keyboard case that work with the iPad

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Apple today announced a cheaper, Logitech-made stylus for its iPad family of devices called Crayon. The device, announced onstage at Apple’s iPad-focused education event in Chicago this morning, will cost $49 and join the $99 Pencil in Apple’s current stylus lineup. Alongside the stylus, Apple also announced a new rugged Logitech iPad case and keyboard combo. There are no pricing details for the case, and we don’t yet know when either device will be made available.

Apple’s education event is centered on courting schools, teachers, and students to the iOS ecosystem, particularly as Google ramps up its Chromebook initiative with the announcement of the first-ever Chrome OS tablet (made by Acer) just yesterday. To combat Google’s growing…

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