With new DX, Amazon supersizes the Kindle

roundup The debut of the bigger Kindle wasn't exactly a secret. Now we have all the details on the $489 device.

roundupThe debut of the larger, but still svelte, Kindle wasn't exactly a secret. Now we have all the details on the $489 device. As expected, education is a big market for the bigger Kindle DX.

Kindle DX: Hands-on impressions

While Amazon's new Kindle DX won't be out until sometime this summer, we got a chance to play around with a unit at the launch event. Check out our first impressions.
• Early analysis: Overview
• Early analysis: E-news
• Early analysis: E-textbooks
(Posted in Fully Equipped by David Carnoy)
May 6, 2009

Amazon's big-screen Kindle DX makes its debut

The new device is geared toward readers of personal and professional documents, newspapers, magazines--and textbooks, a potentially huge market.
(Posted in The Social by Caroline McCarthy)
May 6, 2009


Could the Kindle DX save Sprint Nextel?

The new device is expected to be a huge hit, which could mean more wireless subscribers and revenue for Sprint Nextel, the company providing the wireless service.
(Posted in Wireless by Marguerite Reardon)
May 6, 2009

Is Kindle a newspaper savior? Not quite

The company is expected to unveil a larger-screen Kindle e-reader on Wednesday, and the target audience appears to be textbook publishers and universities.
(Posted in The Social by Caroline McCarthy)
May 5, 2009

Photos, details leaked on expected Kindle

In advance of Wednesday's Amazon press conference, details are emerging on what's likely to be a new, larger Kindle. Here's a roundup of the latest rumors and leaks.
(Posted in Fully Equipped by David Carnoy)
May 5, 2009

Amazon to introduce larger Kindle this week?

A New York Times article suggests that we could see, as soon as this week, a bigger Kindle designed for viewing newspapers, magazines, and perhaps textbooks. .
(Posted in Fully Equipped by David Carnoy)
May 4, 2009

70 percent of Kindle owners over 40?

It may not be a scientific poll, but some tabulations from an Amazon.com discussion thread indicate that the Kindle and Kindle 2 are skewing heavily toward Baby Boomers and seniors.
(Posted in Crave by David Carnoy)
April 30, 2009

previous coverage

Roundup: Taking another crack at Amazon's Kindle

Amazon unveils its long-awaited, second-generation e-book reader. The $359 Kindle 2 is thinner than its predecessor and offers longer battery life.
February 26, 2008
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