kindle dx

  • Amazon Resurrects The Kindle DX, That Most Awkward Cousin Of A Device Family On The Way Out

    Amazon Resurrects The Kindle DX, That Most Awkward Cousin Of A Device Family On The Way Out

    Amazon has made official the return of a device many thought was bound for the e-reader graveyard, the Kindle DX. The DX is Amazon’s big-screen reader, with a 9.7-inch e-ink display and a full keyboard at the bottom. It’s almost comically oversized compared to the more popular and current e-reader models, which include the Kobo Aura HD and Amazon Kindle Paperwhite, and the… Read More

  • Goodbye, Kindle DX, You Were Too Big For This World

    Goodbye, Kindle DX, You Were Too Big For This World

    The Kindle DX (artist’s rendition shown here), Amazon’s 10-inch offering to the academic set, has been discontinued on the site and is only available from used dealers. Although there has been no official word concerning the DX, the product was reduced from $379 to $299 and the DX is currently out of stock on Amazon. Read More

  • CrunchDeals: $299 Kindle DX


    I love my Kindle DX. After my dog Ferrari, it’s probably my favorite thing in the world and wouldn’t think of trading the big screen for increased portability found in the normal model. Today only you can score the latest generation with the really nice e-ink screen for only $299. That’s $80 off the standard price. It’s a good deal for sure and Amazon rarely puts… Read More

  • The Kindle DX, Now In Black — Like That Other Device We Shall Not Name

    Amazon continues its revamping of the Kindle line. Fresh off of big price cuts for the traditional model, a roll-out of picture/video software for Apple devices, new social media features, and a new Android app, Amazon today announced a new version of its larger model of the Kindle: the DX. The key differences? It’s cheaper, sharper, and available in black (or as they call… Read More

  • The Kindle DX, Now In Black — Like That Other Device We Shall Not Name

    Amazon continues its revamping of the Kindle line. Fresh off of big price cuts for the┬átraditional┬ámodel, a roll-out of picture/video software for Apple devices, new social media features, and a new Android app, Amazon today announced a new version of its larger model of the Kindle: the DX. The key differences? It’s cheaper, sharper, and available in black (or as they call it… Read More

  • Kindle DX failing out of Darden Business School

    According to Ars Technica, Darden Business School students are unhappy with the Amazon Kindle DX in terms of academic usefulness. That’s not to say that they’re down on the DX in general: there’s pretty high support amongst Darden students for the DX as a personal e-reader. It’s just not quite the classroom supplement that Darden administration had hoped it would be. Read More

  • Blindness Organizations And ASU Settle Amazon Kindle DX Discrimination Suit

    Amazon’s Kindle device sparked quite some controversy last year over its text-to-speech capabilities. The Authors Guild was up in arms over the feature, identifying it as a threat to audio book sales, and the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) and the American Council of the Blind (ACB) had some things to say about the Kindle, too. In June 2009, NFB and ACB jointly filed a… Read More

  • The Kindle DX is out of stock at Amazon, ships in 4-6 weeks

    Hoping to snag a Kindle DX as a last minute Christmas gift? Sorry, pal, you’re out of luck. The large-screen Kindle now has an estimated shipping date of 4 to 6 weeks according to its Amazon product page. It looks like ebook readers are the hot item this year, eh? Read More

  • Sheet music for the Kindle: I'm so getting Memories from Cats

    Novato Music Press is now selling over 20,000 pieces of sheet music for the Kindle, allowing budding Rachmanonovs and Wiggles to download and play music right off of their DXen. The sheet music starts at $3. Read More

  • Review: Kindle DX

    Another month, another version of the Kindle. I’ve been using a Kindle since it was shaped like a very thin doorstop and I’m delighted each time I see a new version. The latest version is the DX, a monstrous 9-inch version of the smaller Kindle 2 that supports direct PDF reading without conversion. Why am I interested in the Kindle? Well, I already have a first-gen Kindle so… Read More

  • The Kindle DX gets torn apart


    Okay, this is getting a old to us, but RapidRepair is at it again if gadget tear-downs are still your thing. This time around they are taking apart the very new Kindle DX right now and are posting pics as they go. It could be a great way to spend the rest of your day. Read More

  • Quick Look: The Kindle DX

    The beautiful and attractive Kindle DX just arrived at Crunch HQ and sadly I was not there to greet it. Instead, we have this collection of unboxing photographs. We will have a full review on Friday, barring any unexpected prose accidents while trying to read Lovely Bones or the collected works of Karl Marx. Gallery after the jump. Read More

  • The Kindle DX gets a shipping date


    Ready to spend $489 on a Kindle DX? Well, if you are, the large-screen Kindle will be available on June 10, 2009 with pre-orders shipping first. We’re still holding out for the Kindle 9 XXXD. Read More

  • Kindle can't say "Barack Obama"


    Hay-ree-et Bee-char Sto-wee The Kindle 2 and the Kindle DX pronounces “Barack Obama” as “Bay-rack Oh-bamma,” slightly embarrassing for a device designed to display and read newspapers. An NYT story find this to be slightly funny but, as we all know, text-to-speech has been a fail party for years, no matter what the Authors Guild says. Read More

  • Saving print: Amazon demands 70 percent of newspaper's revenue for Kindle use

    How is the Kindle DX going to save the newspaper industry when Amazon demands a whopping 70 percent of all revenue, plus the right to license that content (“the mayor said something important today at City Hall”) wherever it chooses? Such is the plight of the Dallas Morning News, and, presumably, other, smaller (compared to the New York Times, Washington Post, etc.) newspapers. Read More

  • Giveaway: Palate cleansing Nyko ChargeStation for the Wii


    Whew. So all the DX nonsense is over. How about a little something to nosh? I have a Nyko ChargeStation for Wii in my office just waiting for a lucky commenter. I’ll pick one winner at random tomorrow at noon ET. UPDATE- Congrats to Goodo! Thanks for playing! Read More

  • Twitter reacts to Kindle DX news: Price is an issue


    Yes, Amazon announced the Kindle DX today, and it’s just what we thought it’d be. What interests us here, though, is what does Twitter think about the news. (And as we all know, Twitter created Heaven and Earth, such is its importance.) Read More

  • Hands-on: Amazon Kindle DX [UPDATE]

    It’s a madhouse here at Pace U., but I managed to grab a couple photos. Not my hands, but you can see how big this new DX really is. South Paws might feel like they’re being left out with only right-hand side controls, but you can flip the Kindle DX upside and it auto-rotates so the controls are on your left (upside down though). Oh, and Pace U. has been confirmed as the sixth… Read More

  • Prediction: What Kindle DX stories will appear today?

    We were just going a little meta in the chatroom and Carlos Deleon pointed out that there would be a series of articles all appearing about the Kindle DX. They include, but are not limited to: 1. How the kindle will save print
    2. How it won’t save print
    3. Will students flock to kindle?
    4. Something about the price – What is Amazon thinking! Read More

  • Kindle DX video demo

    Here’s Amazon’s demo video of the Kindle DX in action for those of you who prefer a more passive ingestion of features and information than traditional reading provides. Amazon Kindle DX [Product Page] Read More