Amazon’s Kindle 2.5 software update begins to roll out

We knew it was destined for a late-May release, and it looks as if Amazon’s going to make its deadline after all. Following a preview of the 2.5 software update a few weeks back, we’ve got pictorial proof that the new code is being pushed out as we speak. This particular unit is a Kindle DX , and it’s not hesitant in showing off the social networking features we were promised

‘Millions of people’ now own Kindles, says Amazon in its most non-vague sales statement yet

Amazon has been notoriously and aggravatingly mum on releasing concrete sales figures for its Kindle series.