Kanos DIY TwoinOne Laptop For Kids Runs Windows 10

first_imgStay on target Learning to Code Just a Flick & Swish Away With Harry Potter-Themed KitBuild Your Own Laptop With $250 Kano Computer Kit Anyone can build a computer—thanks to a partnership between Kano and Microsoft.The tech titans on Wednesday unveiled Kano PC, a DIY two-in-one Windows laptop for creative learning.Kids of all ages can follow a step-by-step storybook to assemble their 11.6-inch touch-enabled tablet.Preloaded with Windows 10 in S mode, the device is compatible with Microsoft’s Office Suite, as well as programs like Minecraft: Education Edition—a customized version of the wildly popular game.An exclusive How Computers Work app also offers a glimpse into the makings of the machine: learn exactly what your data processor is doing when you tap keys, speak into the mic, or touch the screen.“True to our DNA, the Kano PC provides tools to demystify technology, and to make almost anything,” including high-quality images, magic effects, and 3D models, the company wrote in a blog announcement. “The Kano PC is a safe, creative playground for both school and home,” it boasted, promising “hundreds of hours of curriculum” to help introduce computer science in the classroom “in a simple and fun way.”What looks like a kid-friendly Surface Go—complete with foldable keyboard cover—features 4GB of RAM, 64GB of storage (upgradeable with a microSD card), two USB ports, an HDMI port, and a headphone jack.In other words: It’s a proper computer.The 11.6-inch touch-enabled device takes you on a journey into computing (via Kano)Pre-order Kano PC for $299.99 via Kano.me and the Microsoft Store. Just don’t be jealous when your kid is carrying around a better laptop than you.The kit is available for delivery from selected education retailers in the US, Canada, and the UK starting Oct. 21.A Kickstarter success story, Kano launched its first computer-and-coding kit, powered by the pint-sized Raspberry Pi, for $150 in 2014. Over the years, its product library has grown to include the LEGO-like Pixel Kit light board, Motion Sensor Kit, and the $250 Computer Kit Complete.More on Geek.com:Learning to Code Just a Flick & Swish Away With Harry Potter-Themed KitKano DIY PC Gets a Build-Your-Own Display Kit$99 Kano Kit Aims to Make Raspberry Pi as Simple, Fun as LEGOlast_img

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