|By Business Wire||
|October 29, 2012 04:00 PM EDT||
Kno, Inc., www.kno.com, a pioneer in education software, announced today its digital textbook Android application is available in the U.S. and internationally in the Google Play app store. Kno’s Textbook education app supports any Android device running version 4.2 Jelly Bean including the Google Nexus 7, Google’s just announced Google Nexus 10 tablet and the Nexus 4 smartphone as well as support for a wide array of other Android tablets and smartphones.
The new Kno app takes advantage of Android’s latest release Jelly Bean 4.2, that is the fastest and smoothest version of Android yet. Kno for Android devices makes learning more engaging and brings academic content to life with more than 70 interactive features including highlighting, note-taking, bookmarking, Quiz Me, 3D, Smart Links videos, and Social Sharing.
“Kno is excited to bring our app to the new Nexus 10 tablet and Nexus 4 smartphone and all Android devices that students are already using on campus today,” said Osman Rashid, CEO and CoFounder, Kno. “Kno wants to be wherever students are learning and by making our app available for Android in the Google Play store, we can assure students can access their study materials from their notebook, to a tablet to their smartphone and study anywhere and any time.”
With Kno interactive textbooks, students can save up to 90 minutes a week in study time per book. And, Kno offers over 200,000 digital titles from over 65 leading textbook publishers for the K-12 and higher education market, making it a one-stop shop for students and parents looking for their books this school year.
To download the new Kno textbooks app for Android 4.2 Jelly Bean devices go to www.kno.com.
Kno, Inc. is an education software company on a mission to make learning engaging, effective, and social for students. Osman Rashid, the co-founder of Chegg, and Babur Habib, a consumer electronics veteran, founded Kno, Inc. in May 2009. The company has received funding from Andreessen Horowitz, Intel Capital, Goldman Sachs, FLOODGATE and GSV Capital and is based in Santa Clara, California. For more information, go to www.kno.com, or follow Kno at http://facebook.com/GoodtoKno and http://twitter.com/GoodtoKNO.