Apple's courtroom brawls over patents may be an annoyance for the public at large as much as they are the defendants, but they've had one very interesting side effect: We get to see photos and sketches of what our favorite products could have looked like.
Back in July, we reported about Netflix's plan to raise their rate plans, and a lot of you took to your favorite social networking sites, message boards and emails to complain. Loudly.
At first, only new Netflix customers were faced with the new plans, and existing customers were allowed to stay at their current pricing. Well, the day has arrived: starting tomorrow, everyone must choose one of the new, more expensive rate plans.
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.