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KNO platform lands digital textbook deal with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

KNO platform lands digital textbook deal with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

There's a huge benefit to going digital with textbooks compared to traditional print textbooks. Not only are digital textbooks significantly smaller and easier to handle than a traditional print textbook, they can also be changed and upgraded much more easily than a print book that would need to be reprinted to change the information. One of the biggest benefits of digital texts for education is the ability to add 3-D models and video to make learning more interactive.

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Kno mulling tablet hardware business split

Kno mulling tablet hardware business split

Kno is reportedly considering selling off its education tablet hardware business and instead concentrating on offering software and services across the iPad and Android based slates. According to AllThingsD's sources, Kno is in talks with two major consumer electronics manufacturers, after having decided that the sudden bloom of the tablet market means the company's own end-to-end solution is no longer so important.

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Kno Dual-Screen Tablet hands-on

Kno Dual-Screen Tablet hands-on

CES 2011 may be the year that tablets took over, but there's still nothing quite like Kno's vast dual-touchscreen clamshell. Resolutely targeted at students rather than a general audience, the Tegra 2 based machine pairs two 14.1-inch panels with both finger and stylus input. We grabbed some hands-on time; check out our first impressions after the cut.

Video demo after the cut

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Gynormous Kno dual screen and single screen tablets ship today

Gynormous Kno dual screen and single screen tablets ship today

Tablets are really hot right now with the iPad having the vast majority of the market. The device has taken a big bite out of notebook sells according to some analysts. There are other tablets on the market though with notables like the Galaxy Tab and others. A new choice in the tablet market is shipping today with the single and dual screen version of the Kno tablet heading to buyers.

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Kno Planning on Releasing a Single-Screen Tablet

Kno Planning on Releasing a Single-Screen Tablet

Kno's existence has been an interesting one. Since their rebranding from Kakai to Kno, the Kno dual-screen tablet has been something of interest to a lot of people. Featuring two 14-inch displays, Kno specifically targeted the dual-screen tablet device to the educational market, hoping that students would pick it up instead of a laptop or netbook, as well as other tablet competitors. After being shown off at D8, and then getting confirmation of funding earlier this month with pre-orders set to kick off by the end of the year, news that the company is planning a single-screen tablet, to launch along side the dual-screen version, are interesting.

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Kakai Kno Features Dual 14-inch Touchscreens, Gets Showcased at D8

Kakai Kno Features Dual 14-inch Touchscreens, Gets Showcased at D8

Yes, D8 is still going on. It didn't end after the interview with Steve Jobs. And sure enough, there's still some pretty interesting things happening. Just as we told you a few days ago, Kakai's Kno dual-screen tablet still exists, and it was just officially shown off on the stage at D8. There's a couple misgivings about the tablet right at the start, but truth be told, that's because the Kno tablet isn't like the iPad. That's not a bad thing, though.

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