Thu, 01/07/2010 - 09:09
Amazon.com has launched a new Kindle DX promising a "new, improved electronic ink display, with 50% better contrast for the clearest text and sharpest images". The device, priced at $379, comes with free 3G and will be released on 7th July.
In a typically understated comment Steve Kessel, senior vice president, Amazon...
Wed, 06/01/2010 - 07:20
Amazon has launched its Kindle DX device, which has a 9.7 inch screen, internationally with people in more than 100 countries able to download e-books. It is available for pre-order now and is priced $489. The devices will ship on January 19th. This is the equivalent of £305 but the cost of the device does not include any import duties....
Wed, 07/10/2009 - 13:00
Amazon's Kindle DX, the e-book reader tailored for textbooks, non-fiction titles and newspapers, will not be launched internationally until next year, a spokesperson has told The Bookseller.
While Amazon.com launched its Kindle reader internationally this morning (7th October), there was no mention of the DX device, which...
Tue, 29/09/2009 - 07:06
A number of students from Princeton University have said they are dissatisfied with the new Kindle DX, after they received free devices as part of a pilot scheme encouraging less paper usage. According to campus newspaper The Daily Princetonian, just two weeks after 50 students received the unit, many said they were unhappy and uncomfortable...
Tue, 19/05/2009 - 08:19
Amazon's preview of the Kindle DX was "a smart tactical manoeuvre" designed to pre-empt competition from other manufacturers in a market that is "a new Holy Grail", according to a senior figure at OUP.
Evan Schnittman, vice-president global business development at Oxford University Press, said Amazon had revealed...
Thu, 07/05/2009 - 09:20
On Monday (4th May), journalists and publishers were summoned by an email cryptically dropped into their inboxes. On Wednesday, they came, to hear Jeff Bezos announce the third iteration of the "Kindle family": the DX.
This time, it wasn’t Stephen King sharing the stage, as he had at the launch of Kindle 2, but Arthur...
Thu, 07/05/2009 - 07:59
Leading newspaper-owners have rejected Amazon’s charging model behind the Kindle DX, following the online retailer’s announcement of its new large-screen device yesterday, the Financial Times has reported.
Media mogul Rupert Murdoch said his newspapers will not be signing up to Amazon.com’s Kindle DX, despite...