Tag Archive: Kano


Best accessories for your Kano Computer

The Kano Computer already has a lot going for it. It can teach you and your kids to code, it’s a gaming machine for anyone who loves Minecraft and, best of all, it encourages people to sit down and create something new. So why not making something that’s already good, so much better? With the accessories listed below, you’ll find out just how varied and creative you can get even without using the Kano Computer.

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Best touch display for your Kano Computer

It’s always nice to have a great display on your monitor, but what really sets you apart from the rest is having a touchscreen monitor. While having a touchscreen isn’t always necessary, it can be helpful for accessibility purposes, as well as greatly increase the speed in which you can use your computer. Here, you’ll find a fantastic variety of displays, as well as superb response times.

Perfect for the Raspberry Pi Gechic 1303A 13.3″ Portable Monitor

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Best microSD card for your Kano Computer

Your microSD card will be a key part of the Raspberry Pi 3 that’ll be powering your Kano Computer. You may think that any old microSD card is compatible, but this card will be storing all your files and information, so you’ll definitely want to get the best card you can buy. These cards are not only compatible but help your Kano Computer run effortlessly, the way it was meant to.

The speed of light SanDisk Extreme PRO MicroSD Card  [Read More…]

Pack your Kano Computer for trips in style!

While travel cases for the Kano computer are, unfortunately, rather lacking, that doesn’t mean you can’t get a high-quality case that won’t break the bank — or your tech. After breaking a lot of my own equipment due to a mixture of forgetfulness and stupidity, I decided to change my ways and always opt to get the best case that money can buy. This is why the Aenllosi Storage Carrying Kit has been included in this collection, as its durability  [Read More…]

Best portable monitor for your Kano Computer

When you’re on the go, the last thing you want to have is an arm that’s so weighed down by heavy objects that you start to wonder whether you’ll survive the trip or not. Thankfully, I travel a lot of the time, so I value portability over everything else. Below you’ll find three monitors, each one having a different look and feature that makes them stand out as being one of the best portable monitors around. Each also will work  [Read More…]

How to add a portable display to your Kano Computer

Sometimes you just need to be reassured that no matter where you are, or what you’re doing, your Kano computer will be there to help you out. Fortunately, with a tiny, affordable computer being run by the Raspberry Pi 3, that means you’ll be able to carry it around wherever you want. Of course, it all depends on the portable display you have. There are multiple ways to add one to your computer, either with an HDMI adapter,  [Read More…]

Kano Computer Touch Kit vs. Piper Computer Kit: Which should you buy?

Computer kits are a great way to learn about coding and building, and they’re perfect for adults and kids! So we want to make sure you know which kit is best for you (or your child).

Kano Computer Touch Kit

Smart on the go.

$ 280 at Amazon

Pros Slim-built A variety of programs to try out Program on the go! Easy to build Cons Doesn’t teach STEM on the same level as the Piper Kit.  [Read More…]

What can my child learn with a Kano Computer?

Best answer: The Kano Computer Kit teaches kids how to code, no matter what their age or skill. With the Kano Computer Kit, your child will be able to create games, music, videos and even software.

Amazon: Kano Computer Kit ($ 143)

What is the Kano Computer Kit?

The Kano Computer Kit prides itself on being the next cutting-edge technology that will help children learn to code for years to come. Instead of painting coding as  [Read More…]

Kano, a company teaching kids how to code, joins forces with Sesame Ventures

Kano, an educational computer company that provides kids with the tools to build their own technology, has received an investment from Sesame Ventures.

Together, the two companies will share knowledge, insights and best practices regarding parents and children and their interaction with technology from the earliest stages of life.

Sesame Ventures is the investment arm of Sesame Workshop, the company behind the popular educational children’s program Sesame Street. It seeks to partner with companies involved in tech, health, and child  [Read More…]

Build your own computer maker Kano now lets kids build their own cameras

Kano wants to teach kids how cameras work next!

My favorite pieces of kid tech over the last two years have come from the folks at Kano. This team is dedicated to teaching kids how electronics work through a combined hardware and software approach, and the results in my household are undeniable.

This week at CES the Kano team is showing off their next big kid, the Camera Kit. Like the computer kits, this new setup is  [Read More…]