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Kno updates iPad app to version 1.5 with new features

updated 02:55 pm EDT, Wed August 10, 2011

Kno for iPad 1.5 gets Journal, QuizMe features

Kno, which started off making educational tablets has now updated its iPad app (free, App Store) with version 1.5 later on Wednesday. The student-oriented and free app will help users organize textbooks and PDFs.

The new app also has a Journal feature and is simpler to use. It saves annotations and text users highlight from any digital source into one place. Later on, users will also have the ability to save photos, videos and audio recordings.

PDF files can be imported using the iOS "Open In..." dialog that's native in Safari and Mail apps. The app will convert ePub and PDF files from publishers and maintain formatting, page numbers and alignment. The original file is then a base layer with an interactive one atop it. A Quiz Me feature will turn any image into a multiple choice test. This will grade users depending on how many times it takes them to correctly answer the questions.

Users can also add sticky notes and look up words on the web or Wikipedia from one popup dialog. Books won't be larger than 2GB.

Also released on Wednesday are the Kno for Web and Kno for Facebook services. They are HTML5-based and can be used on Android tablets, though lack some of the iPad features, including Quiz Me.











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