Amazon will debut a larger-screen Kindle designed for textbooks and magazines, reports the Wall Street Journal. The new Kindle will include an updated web browser.
Beginning this fall, some students at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland will be given large-screen Kindles with textbooks for chemistry, computer science and a freshman seminar already installed, said Lev Gonick, the school’s chief information officer. The university plans to compare the experiences of students who get the Kindles and those who use traditional textbooks, he said.
Pace, Princeton, Reed, Darden School at the University of Virginia, and Arizona State also will try out the new Kindles.