Kno started as a company spearheaded by management coming from a textbook background aimed at educational institutions. They started to develop 2 tablets that would be aimed at schools but it did not pan out due to rising costs. The company decided to refocus itself on applications and just released their first one, an iPad app. This new application allows you shop, read and make notes with textbooks you buy through their service. It is simply the best resource so far for textbooks in highschool, university and college atmosphere.
The essence of this new technology is an advanced PDF and text reader. It is packed with powerful new tools to allow you to not only buy books but organize them into classes and semesters.
School is a social environment and Kno has taken social networking to the next level with the development of their new app. You can do things such as asking questions, post comments, or share their location with a study buddy. It even has Twitter and Facebook status updates to share your knowledge.
Kno has partnered with the leading textbook publishers to offer the world’s largest catalog of over 70,000 eTextbooks, at a 30-50% discount off the list price. All books purchased from the Kno website are backed by a 15-day Money Back Guarantee policy. The app is available for free to download at www.kno.com
If you sign up quickly for the application Kno is giving away some free books! You are going to get a professional eTextbook. If you are an educational institution Kno will work with you giving you added benefits other then just saving money.
Michael Kozlowski is the Editor in Chief of Good e-Reader. He has been writing about audiobooks and e-readers for the past ten years. His articles have been picked up by major and local news sources and websites such as the CBC, CNET, Engadget, Huffington Post and the New York Times.