NOW SHIPPING. Amazon has their Amazon Kindle 3rd Generation WiFi-Only 6-Inch E-Reader (White/Graphite) for $139 with free shipping, and it’s now shipping to customers. It’s got s a 50% improved e-ink contrast over its predecessor, is 0.34″-thick with a 6″ screen and 8.7 oz. weight, has 4GB of internal storage (for up to 3,500 books and documents), 802.11n wireless, text-to-speech, Whispersync (acts as a virtual bookmark to sync your location across multiple Kindles), PDF support, USB connectivity, battery life of up to one month (with wireless off).

Chris Gullo