The iPhone 4 is certainly no longer the secret it was when Gizmodo revealed all last year, but that doesn’t mean some original prototypes aren’t still finding their way into the wild -- and onto eBay, where one such model is currently fetching upwards of $2,000 after hitting a million bucks thanks to phony bidders.
Tomorrow is the debut of the brand spankin' new iPad 2. But, if you were an early adopter, you might be thinking you want to get rid of your old tablet device for the newer, more spiffier one. Well, here's how to prepare to sell your old iPad to help pay for the new one.
Earlier this month, in a rare coming together of technological behemoths, albeit for a good cause, Apple partnered with eBay, HP, Intel, Intuit and Oracle in what was deemed an "unprecedented" philanthropic move to help Stanford Medical Center construct a new $2 billion hospital. The hospital would have the vision of being innovate in using the latest technology, much like the aforementioned tech companies.
Ah yes, the holidays are upon us in full throttle once again. The list of retailers throwing deals out there for the taking ever grows. But as you grab those deals, you've probably begun to notice that your wallet and finances equally shrinks. Well there's a great way to sell your old stuff and make a little extra change for the holidays, without even having to touch your computer! Granted eBay's Selling app has been out for awhile now, but there's no time like the present to revisit it! Just grab your trusty iPhone and read on!
Sooner or later, everything ends up on eBay. A human kidney? Check. A walk-on part in an Ally McBeal episode? Check. A grilled cheese sandwich with the face of the Virgin Mary scorched onto the bread? Check. The Mac Museum of Franklin Park, New Jersey? You'd better believe it. The private museum's collection of insanely awesome Apple memorabilia is up for grabs on the venerable auction site. What could be better?
Remember Paul Allen? Well, he's about to try and make sure Apple amongst a whole slew of other tech heavy hitters don't soon forget him. On Friday, he sued Apple, Google and nine other companies claiming that they're making use of technology that came about ten years ago at his now-kaput Silicon Valley lab.
Remember that pesky iPod touch prototype with a camera from last year? If you were disappointed that it never made it to market, you might have another chance. It’s back on eBay with about a day and a half left -- assuming that Apple’s legal team doesn’t lop the auction off at the knees before then.
If you've even a passing interest in iPhone 4, you'll know that despite a series of technical glitches with AT&T's ordering system, the units set aside by Apple for pre-order were spoken for faster than poop through a goose, leaving many individuals with an earnest desire to own the handset frustrated and waiting for an opportunity to make their purchase. Where can one turn to in order to vent their lack-of-iPhone rage? Don't worry friends, you needn't look any further than eBay.
With its reputation as a killer casual web-browsing device, the iPad is the perfect platform for spending hours skimming eBay listings. As on the iPhone, the online auction juggernaut has an iPad app ready at launch, but while it excels at the core acts of browsing and purchasing goods from millions of worldwide sellers, the app lacks too many core features to replace the web version.