The enormous, expensive, bewildering Kindle DX is suddenly back from the dead less than a year after its quiet demise. Why? Who knows. Go get your $300, 10-inch e-ink tablet/sideshow curiosity while it lasts! » 6/05/13 2:26pm 6/05/13 2:26pm

Amazon Quietly Discontinuing the Kindle DX

Amazon has been busily updating its Kindle lineup over the past few years, and now its flagship Fires and Paperwhite have media consumption covered. Along the way the massive Kindle DX has been ignored—and now it seems the device is being discontinued. » 10/15/12 5:23am 10/15/12 5:23am

Now Available

A big graphite Kindle DX. A super fast 4G WiMax Wi-Fi Hotspot. A bamboo laptop. For all the mobile warriors who demand the biggest, fastest and eco-friendliest, your devices are now available. » 7/07/10 10:40pm 7/07/10 10:40pm

The New Kindle DX

The Kindle DX gets refreshed today with a lower price of $379, and a 9.7-inch screen with 50 percent better contrast. It also happens to come in a graphite finish. Ships on July 7th but orders start now. » 7/01/10 1:51am 7/01/10 1:51am

An Official Moleskine Kindle Case, No Modding Required

A whole cottage industry has sprung up around the idea of modifying Moleskine notebooks to house gadgets, and now the historic brand is getting in on the action themselves: they're offering an official, no-modding-necessary Moleskine cover for the Kindle. » 6/16/10 10:00am 6/16/10 10:00am

Amazon Kindle DX Now Available in 100 Countries, Mobile Internet…

Amazon just gave their Kindle DX a worldwide launch, plus extended the mobile internet coverage across the globe for content downloads no matter where you're at. International customers can pre-order now, and it will ship on January 19 for $490. » 1/06/10 12:43am 1/06/10 12:43am

Amazon Takes the Kindle DX Abroad Too

Amazon recently introduced an international version of the Kindle 2, and today confirmed a similar international Kindle DX. As the international Kindle 2 is $20 more than the domestic, the Kindle DX could see a price bump as well. [TechFlash] » 10/09/09 12:00am 10/09/09 12:00am

Princeton Students in Kindle DX Pilot Program Sure Hate the Kindle DX

Bad news for Amazon, who's hoping that in the future all college students will read their textbooks through the oversided Kindle DX: the first students to use it, at Princeton, are not fans. » 9/28/09 5:00pm 9/28/09 5:00pm

Wireless Ebook Readers: Which One'll Burn Down the Bookstore?

With the Sony Reader Daily Edition, the 3G-enabled ebook reader battle is pitched. At the end of this year, it'll fight Amazon's Kindle 2 and DX and Plastic Logic's eReader to the death. Here's how they all stack up now: » 8/25/09 5:00pm 8/25/09 5:00pm

CourseSmart Dumps 7,000+ Textbooks Into the iPhone App Store

They're hugely different devices, sure, but could the iPhone be stepping on the Kindle's toes again? CourseSmart, which offers subsciption-based, notes-capable eBooks online, has released a full-featured iPhone app for their subscribers. In other words, yes. » 8/10/09 3:40pm 8/10/09 3:40pm

The New Yorker's Epic Takedown of the Kindle Adds to Bezos' Headaches

Nicholson Baker of the venerable New Yorker decided to try out Amazon's Kindle to see if it was really the future of reading. He wrote a whopping 6,300 words on the subject, but allow me to summarize: it sucks. » 7/27/09 10:20am 7/27/09 10:20am

Australia Helps Get 1984 Back On Your Kindle

Were you screwed over by Amazon this week when they remotely deleted George Orwell's 1984 from your Kindle? Yes? Good news! A simple trip to Australia is all you need to stick it back to the man: » 7/19/09 11:00am 7/19/09 11:00am

Kindle For Every Schoolkid Proposed, We Strongly Recommend At Least 1…

The "New" Democratic Leadership Council in Washington has proposed that the government buy a Kindle or other "eTextbook" for each of the 56 million K-12 schoolchildren in America. It's a nice sentiment, but as a plan, it's holey. » 7/15/09 12:00am 7/15/09 12:00am

Sheet Music for Amazon Kindle DX Gets Rid of the, Um, Sheet

Good idea or terrible idea? Sheet music on the Kindle. The catalog has 20,000 titles and they're cheap, about $3. Or you can always read a bunch of law textbooks. Fun! [Amazon via Gadget Lab] » 7/10/09 11:00am 7/10/09 11:00am

Kindle DX Surviving a 30-Inch Drop

According to this Amazon video, the Kindle DX can survive a 30-inch drop with ease. Good, because apparently the old Kindle can't survive some shaking in a padded sleeve, inside a laptop bag. » 6/16/09 3:40pm 6/16/09 3:40pm

Jeff Bezos Wants Amazon Ebooks On More Devices, Kindle To Fend For…

Amazon's Kindle App for the iPhone was a definite clue, and now Jeff Bezos is just flat stating it: the Kindle hardware doesn't really matter—Amazon's long game is all about content. » 6/16/09 11:00am 6/16/09 11:00am

Kindle DX Sells Out In Two Days

Kindle DX (reviewed here) just started shipping Wednesday on Amazon and it's already sold out. Either people really love that DX, or the Earth only produces enough resources to sustain manufacturing a few units at a time. [Amazon via Macworld] » 6/12/09 2:39pm 6/12/09 2:39pm

Kindle DX Review

Kindle DX is the true heir to the Kindle throne, but whether Amazon's ebook kingdom is growing or shrinking depends on the next wave of books—textbooks. In the meantime, bigger screen, cool new tricks... » 6/11/09 10:00am 6/11/09 10:00am

Kindle DX Ships June 10 For $489

The $489, 9.7-inch Amazon Kindle DX is shipping June 10. Amazon's filling pre-orders first, so those people who got really excited early on get them before everyone else. [Amazon] » 6/01/09 11:49am 6/01/09 11:49am