Amazon (and class favorite Jeff Bezos) unveiled the new, large-form version of the Kindle this morning. It's more than twice the size of the Kindle 2, and Amazon hopes the larger reading surface will make the Kindle DX more appealing to those who read digital versions of magazines, newspapers, and textbooks.
New product page: http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B0015TCML0/itquotes101-20
NYTimes' coverage: http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/05/06/live-blogging-the-kindle-fest/?hp
But the question is, how will the Kindle DX and other large-form e-readers affect the ailing newspaper industry?
For some of that debate, see: http://news.cnet.com/8301-13577_3-10233764-36.html & http://www.pcworld.com/article/164425/why_kindle_dx_wont_save_newspapers.html