Kano Is The Smartest Holiday Gift 2014 For Kids

Posted: Oct 7 2014, 2:11pm CDT | by , in Holiday Gift Guide


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Kano is the Smartest Holiday Gift 2014 for Kids

Kano, the computer learning kit for kids is now on sale. Get this for your kids as Holiday Gift. It is the smartest gift they will ever get.

Kano launched as a Kickstarter project and is now in full business. Over 13,000 people from more than 50 countries raised $1.5 million (in 30 days) to make it a reality. The Kano computer kit sells for $149.99 and ships this month.

Watch the video below that shows how to build this tiny Linux computer in 1 minute.

Kano is based on the Raspberry Pi, Model B. It is the lightweight, powerful brain behind thousands of Kano creations. Its system-on-a-chip packs an ARM 700MHz CPU and 512MB RAM. Kano comes with a fun manual that is a story. With illustrated ideas and simple steps, build a computer, make stuff, and explore a new world. Meet cool characters and level up.

The Kano kit comes with a DIY speaker and a cool orange keyboard with trackpad. The Kano OS is an open-source OS for exploration, creation, and play. Code mountains in Minecraft and powerups in Pong. Synth music and stream video. Dive into the command line. Invent something new.

Get more details on the Kano site.

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