updated 04:30 pm EST, Mon February 13, 2006
O\'Reilly, Black Solio
In brief: O'Reilly's latest title, "Photoshop Fine Art Effects Cookbook" ($30), explains how to use Photoshop CS2 to transform everyday images into "masterpieces".... SellyourCell.com--a wireless recycler--today announced that it will purchase used iPods from consumers for between $19 and $149.00.... Better Energy Systems has released a black version of its Solio charger ($100, shown at right), a portable renewable power source that draws energy from sunlight.... Widget UK today announced the UK availability of the Think Outside Boomtube H2O1 (£170), a stylish, lightweight portable speaker system with an integrated sub-woofer and detachable speakers that run on battery power.... Cyclists in the UK have been urged not to listen to iPods while riding on the roads after a 32-year-old law student was killed by a large truck.... The Recording Industry Assocation of America (RIAA) has said it is illegal to sell an iPod that is pre-loaded with digital media content.