There is no shortage of general news about the Amazon Kindle DX — a large display version of their electronic reader — will be released this summer.Â Nilay Patel at Engadget weighs in with lots of photos.Â C.K. Sample III got a hands-on demonstration, and an interview with the Director of Product Management, Jay Marine. At The New York Times, Saul Hansell explains how the Kindle makes money for Amazon.Â Peter Glaskowsky on Cnet has a three article series, including an overview, specific information on how newspapers can be read on the Kindle, and the market for textbooks.
The potential for comic distribution has already become a hot topic onto itself.Â Heidi MacDonald states “New, giant Kindle will make you crap your pants in awe”! Some are questioning the price,Â there are more detailed examinations,Â and Glenn Hauman at ComicMix is uncertain that it is quite what comic readers are looking for.
Finally, Scott McCloud has taken issue with the design of the display,Â and The Floating Lightbulb has weighed in with two articles so far suggesting that reading comics on the web is superior to reading them on stand-alone devices.