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Want a pair of 1st gen iPhones? Fork over $30,000

The original iPhone is a bit of a rarity these days thanks to its age and the number of units that have undoubtedly been smashed, dropped, or plopped into a toilet, so finding a working one will cost you. Finding a sealed box with one of Apple's first smartphones inside is even harder, so you can ...

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eBayer selling alleged iPhone 6 Prototype for over $90,000

eBay seller kimberlyk1018 is auctioning an iPhone 6 model that appears to be a prototype device. The auction for the phone was posted last week and has more than US$94,000 in bids from 36 bidders. According to the auction description, the seller claims to have received the prototype iPhone 6 inst...

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Don't buy an iPhone 6 on eBay for $1,000

The iPhone 6 is currently selling for over $1,000 on eBay right now, despite not having been released yet. Initial supplies are limited so it's understandable that some people are excitedly exploring the possibilities for getting one. Still, $1,000? We're sure our readers don't need to be told th...

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YouTube Find: Very enthusisatic dumpster diver pulls MacBook out of the trash

While dumpster diving last year, "Mom the Ebayer" found a stash of electronics that housed a rare find -- a working MacBook notebook. Regardless of what you think about dumpster diving, you just gotta love this enthusiastic reaction to Apple hardware. ...

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The TUAW Daily Update Podcast for July 25, 2014

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get some the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the player at the top of ...

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eBay sold almost $2 billion in Apple products last year alone

Apple just announced its earning results for the third quarter of their 2014 fiscal year, but it is not the only one raking in cash via sales of its products. According to information acquired by Computer World, eBay also is profiting, selling almost $2 billion in Apple products in 2013 in the U.S...

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Apple trims max iPhone trade-in value in US, Canada

Last August, Apple launched its iPhone trade-in program in Apple Stores across the United States, offering up to $250 of trade-in credit for top of the line devices. Now, with the impending release of the iPhone 6 this fall, prices have dropped. iPhone Canada noticed that the maximum trade-in valu...

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You won't believe how much an original iPhone costs these days

Do you have a brand new, original iPhone laying around inside of its sealed box? You probably don't, but if you do, you might be interested to hear that you could sell that outdated piece of smartphone history for a hefty sum of cash. How hefty? Well, how does US$15,000 sound? As it was the debut...

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eBay's Valet app will sell your junk for a 30% cut

That dusty old iPod on your nightstand hasn't been used in ages, but it's still probably worth some cash. But who can take the time to manage an eBay listing? Taking photos, answering any questions that pop up, and then shipping the loot to your buyer can be a stressful experience (not really, but...

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How much is a completely trashed iPhone worth?

You can buy iPhones of all shapes, sizes, and conditions on eBay. There are brand new items, used items, really used items, and broken items. This 16GB iPhone 5 makes a strong argument that there should be a fifth category for "Completely Destroyed." The auction description notes that the phone h...

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Better battery life for your iPhone under iOS 7.1.1 and other news from April 24, 2014

Have you updated your iPhone to iOS 7.1.1 yet? If you're concerned about your battery life, go ahead and hit the update button. ZDNet noticed that the newest update is bringing a drastic increase in battery life, based on internal usage. Have you noticed a difference? Let us know in the comments. ...

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Apple's failed attempts at taking over the camera industry are now collector's items

The iPhone remains one of the most popular "cameras" on the planet, and Apple's smartphone has indeed conquered consumer photography, but it wasn't the company's first attempt to do so. In the mid '90s, Apple was going through its "see what sticks" phase. You remember: It was around this time tha...

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This $6,500 robotic lady should be the only iPhone dock on your holiday wish list

iPhone docks come in all shapes and sizes, but this is probably the first such device that you might need to take out a bank loan for. It's described simply as "Robot Girl," but its basic nickname belies how ridiculously ostentatious it really is. Standing more than 46 inches tall, the creepy stat...

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Who in their right mind would pay $9,000 for an iPod autographed by Steve Jobs?

How much is an old, dirty, used 30GB iPod worth? What about an old, dirty, used 30GB iPod with a somewhat questionable Steve Jobs signature on the back? According to eBay, it's worth about US$9,000. Well, at least that's how much the seller is asking for what appears to be a fifth-generation iPod ...

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Apple's e-commerce chief leaves for eBay

It's beginning to look like Apple's executive offices have a revolving door at the entrance. The company recently announced that Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts will be heading to Apple to be the new senior VP of Retail and Online Stores; now AllThingsD reports that the man who was responsible for de...

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