Amazon Kindle Scribe is a modern twist on an old idea – and you might like it

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A big-screen E Ink device equally at home with documents and books released by Amazon in the depths of an economic downturn, and it’s not the Kindle Scribe that Amazon unveiled on Wednesday during a massive smart product rollout.

This was the Amazon Kindle DX (opens in new tab), a 9.7-inch E Ink reader released in 2009. It wasn’t as svelte, light or bright as the 300ppi backlit Kindle Scribe. There wasn’t even a touch screen, rather it had a physical keyboard and nav buttons. The Kindle DX was thought to be the future of Amazon’s …

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