"The device is built on its own Linux-based operating
system and supports a full browser, raising the question of whether
students may end up using it to check in with their Facebook
friends rather than listen to their lectures. It is powered by a
NVidia Tegra processor and supports Flash.
"It is hard to judge the Kno at this point, because it is a
work-in-progress. Several of the features do not yet work. And
during the demo, the device appeared to be slow. But then again, it
is a prototype.
"Kno plans to release a test version in the fall and begin
selling it broadly before the end of the year. Mr. Rashid said the
Kno would cost less than $1,000, but otherwise did not discuss
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