We already know that the Kno, a tablet computer designed for college students, would be bigger and heavier than Apple’s iPad. It will also be pricier, says Miguel Helft, blogger for the Times’ Bits. Kno, a Silicon Valley start-up, said late Monday that its single-screen entry-level 14-inch tablet computer will sell for $599. The dual-screen model, which the company showcased first, will cost $899. Both are available for a limited number of orders with delivery promised at a still undefined date before the end of this year, the company said. With Apple’s iPad, the current gold standard in tablets, starting at $499, the Kno tablets aren’t cheap. But then again, it depends what you are comparing it to…

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Meris Stansbury is the Editorial Director for both eSchool News and eCampus News, and was formerly the Managing Editor of eCampus News. Before working at eSchool Media, Meris worked as an assistant editor for The World and I, an online curriculum publication. She graduated from Kenyon College in 2006 with a BA in English, and enjoys spending way too much time either reading or cooking.