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Old 11-29-2010, 07:42 PM   #31
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Having both the Kindle 3 and DXG, one feature I would lik eto see on the DXG that the Kindle 3 has for reading PDFs is contrast. This works quite well for "lighter" documents and makes them readable. The contrast makes the "ink" lighter or darker, so until I have a PDF that contains scanned images, I can't say whether it would help with that.

I have not yet found a PDF that either Kindle couldn't render. My use of PDFs is largely sheet music, and the DXG is certainly better for that due to the size of its screen.

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and Kindle 3 can read pdf with password users, K-DX-G can not open that files.

webkit www is more fast on k3 too...

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Old 12-01-2010, 02:29 AM   #32
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as noticed from previous post, I think there is big possibility they will release with lending function. let's pray for it.
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Old 12-03-2010, 10:03 AM   #33
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as noticed from previous post, I think there is big possibility they will release with lending function. let's pray for it.
I don't think God and Amazon talk all that much. Asking Amazon directly might be more effective.
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Old 12-07-2010, 05:57 PM   #34
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I just suggest that we send a group email to Amazon's CEO to push them update the firmware.

As I know, Kindle 3 and DXG have almost same hardware, it is not hard to port the firmware from K3 to DXG! they shared 99% code.
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Old 12-07-2010, 06:58 PM   #35
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Any idea what is timeline for next hardware DX?
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I just suggest that we send a group email to Amazon's CEO to push them update the firmware.

As I know, Kindle 3 and DXG have almost same hardware, it is not hard to port the firmware from K3 to DXG! they shared 99% code.
I thought the hardware was more similar to the K2, especially given the lack of wifi and the update page from Amazon has both the DX and K2 firmware updates listed on the same page (next generation has its own page).

Personally I am guessing that Amazon will release a wifi DX (hopefully with page turn buttons on the left as well) at some point in the near future, but that is only a guess.....and perhaps a slight wish.
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Personally I am guessing that Amazon will release a wifi DX (hopefully with page turn buttons on the left as well) at some point in the near future, but that is only a guess.....and perhaps a slight wish.
the DX graphite was only released a matter of months ago, why would they release another DX in such a short space of time? the screen is identical to the K3 and the only differences people are requesting are software related.

have some patience folks...amazon will update the software soon. there's no reason at all for the DX series not to get the K3 updates.
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have some patience folks...amazon will update the software soon. there's no reason at all for the DX series not to get the K3 updates.
There is...they just concentrate on K3 (next FW just on the horizon 3.03) and ignore the DX. Someone wrote in another thread he called Amazon mid 2010 and asked about new firmware. After a while they came back with within a few week or months. Now it's end of 2010. K3 got a few fw since then.
Maybe they don't care as more people buy K3 than DX.
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Hmm... I would not return the DX because this issue only ;-) .... this is a software problem more than hardware. Sooner or later will be fixed and we're probably talking about months, instead of years. So, I don't think it's a big deal.

DX is slower and acts different than my regular Kindle 3, but I can tolerate it, even for my PDFs.

I sent the email though!
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No, does not hurt at all! Actually, it's a good idea, I sent it too.

My comment is for those that are planning to return the DX just because that. I think a bit of patience would be better, just my opinion.
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Old 12-08-2010, 04:23 PM   #42
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There is...they just concentrate on K3 (next FW just on the horizon 3.03) and ignore the DX. Someone wrote in another thread he called Amazon mid 2010 and asked about new firmware. After a while they came back with within a few week or months. Now it's end of 2010. K3 got a few fw since then.
Maybe they don't care as more people buy K3 than DX.
all Kindles are getting a firmware update this year to allow the new book lending feature, and nowhere did amazon say this was K3 only. therefore the DX graphite will receive an update in a matter of days or weeks.

looking on the positive side i would guess they will take this opportunity to implement the K3 pdf features on the DX. they have to update the software anyway so it makes sense.

if amazon fail to update the DX in line with the promised Kindle book lending updates i will be as annoyed as you and they'll likely piss off their entire DX customer base.....that's why that won't happen.
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if amazon fail to update the DX in line with the promised Kindle book lending updates i will be as annoyed as you and they'll likely piss off their entire DX customer base.....that's why that won't happen.
Hopefully, but are you sure

You know. Sometimes sh** happens.
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if amazon fail to update the DX in line with the promised Kindle book lending updates i will be as annoyed as you and they'll likely piss off their entire DX customer base.....that's why that won't happen.
You (and others) already purchased the device. They have you locked in. You have to keep buying your books from them, or buy a non-Kindle eReader.
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My relationship with my DXG is equal parts love and frustration. Since the initial DX launch (do you remember that they made a big deal about it being the first Kindle with PDF support?), owners have complained about its barebones approach to PDF support. Sadly, except for inadequate zoom presets, there haven't been any real enhancements to DX's PDF features. It seems that Amazon is ignoring the feedback.

Although I squee with glee when I win Kindle Scrabble, I'd be truly overjoyed if Amazon deployed more core features instead of making Kindle into a social networking and monochrome gaming device that also handles e-books. I don't mind if other people use their Kindles like a toy; to each their own. My worry is that Amazon seems to be focusing on soft features while neglecting to enhance Kindle's usefulness as a tool. It can do both.
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