Items tagged with Kano

Students all around the country are home for the summer, and anyone looking for an excellent gift idea that will give the kids something fun to do (while being educational at the same time) should check out the Kano PC. The Kano PC is a DIY kit that builds a real Windows 10-powered PC out of individual components. The idea is to allow kids to have fun while creating a project they can use when the construction is over and teach them about computer hardware. The first time we heard about the Kano PC was in June when it went up for preorder, but now the Kano PC is available to purchase for $299.99. Anyone interested can purchase a Kano PC from Kano directly, the Microsoft Store, or Best Buy. No... Read more...
Back in 2013, a company called Kano set out to teach kids and adults alike how to code with a simple computer and coding kit that appeared on Kickstarter. It received over $1.5 million in funding and has been shipping every since. Today, however, Kano is kicking things up a notch with the Computer Touch Kit, essentially the same computer and coding kit but now with a touchscreen. "Designed to help beginners of all ages to understand how a computer works, what’s going on behind the touchscreens that we use everyday, and how to create art, music, and games with code—the Computer Kit Touch is a DIY computer that we want you to touch," Kano explains. At its core, the Computer Touch Kit... Read more...
Mark Zuckerberg, and Facebook, are trying to encourage high school students to get into tech and coding. It’s part of a strategy to attract young techies, who have the right skills, to work for them. However, Kano is looking to target young kids to get them interested in computers and coding at an early age. Even so, anyone of any age, who would like to learn more about computers can use it. Sporting bright, vibrant colors Kano is a simple computer and coding kit that retails for $149. The kit comes with illustrated Kano books, a DIY Speaker, the Kano OS and levels preloaded on an 8GB SD card, Kano keyboard, custom case, card mods and stencils, stickers, cables, smart power plug, WiFi powerup,... Read more...