By Cody Lee on Jan 8, 2013
Popular auction site eBay updated its iOS client last night, bringing the app to version 2.7. The renewed app features several changes and enhancements, including an improved photo flow with new editing tools, and speedier checkouts.
But if, like me, you’re in the habit of selling your old Apple gadgets to help pay for new ones, you’ll be really excited to see what they’ve done with the listing process. Posting things for sale on the site from your iPhone just got a lot faster… Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Nov 19, 2012
eBay earlier this month started offering Apple-certified refurbished products on its web store. With Apple’s Black Friday teaser and 2012 Holiday Gift Guide now live, we thought highlight eBay’s offering would appeal to cash-strapped shoppers. Available right here as a new section on the auction site, eBay’s Apple Certified Refurbished Products list is akin to Apple’s own refurbished offering in that both have passed through the same quality inspection. You should definitely consider refurbs and here’s why… Read More
By Cody Lee on Aug 22, 2012
What’s the going rate on eBay for a rare iPhone 4 prototype running internal testing software? Apparently it’s the same as a factory-sealed first-gen iPhone: $10,000.
The handset is of the 32GB, GSM variety, and carries a model number of N90AP. It’s described as a prototype/tester unit, and has a couple of interesting features… Read More
By Cody Lee on Aug 20, 2012
Apple is expected to unveil its latest smartphone next month on September 12. And though the handset won’t launch until the 21st, pre-orders for the device are said to begin the same day.
For those of you who plan on selling your old iPhone to help pay for the new one, that gives you around three weeks to do so. But according to resell data, you may not want to wait that long… Read More
By Cody Lee on Aug 9, 2012
After months of rumors and speculation, Steve Jobs unveiled the original iPhone on January 9, 2007 in front of a large Macworld audience at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.
The handset would later become available for purchase on June 29 of that year, and the rest, as they say, is history. And now you can own part of that great history for a mere $10,000… Read More
By Oliver Haslam on Mar 8, 2012
It’s iPad upgrade time, but if you’d rather move your old iPad on before stumping up the cash for a brand new one, then eBay may be the place to check out.
As part of its Instant Sale system, eBay is currently offering some surprisingly competitive prices for the iPad 2, with potential sellers not having to wait for a lengthy auction process to complete before knowing a sale is guaranteed.
Depending on your particular flavor of iPad 2, you could be looking to receive anything between $290 and $475 via Paypal, assuming your device is in good condition… Read More
By Oliver Haslam on Jan 8, 2012
If there was ever any proof needed that the App Store is not always laced with gold and rainbows, then this is surely it!
Disappointed with the attention that two of its games were receiving, both the paid for and free versions of Cannon Collision, LLLo Inc. has made the source code and all associated graphics available via auction using the ever-popular eBay.
With the paid-for version of Cannon Collision currently retailing for a dollar, and the free version sporting ads, if anyone is looking to get their feet wet in the world of iOS games development, then this might be a place to start. Read More
By Cody Lee on Sep 16, 2011
It’s that time of year again. Although it’s a few months later than previous years, all of the pre-iPhone launch festivities have begun. We’ve seen blurry spy shots, several glimpses of leaked parts and cases, and heard countless rumors.
Now, all that is left is for Apple to announce the media event. But as we get closer to the iPhone 5 unveiling, folks are pondering what do with their soon-to-be-old iPhones. Well, if you plan on selling your iPhone 4 online, you may want to do that in the near future… Read More
By Zech TesfaYohannes on Sep 7, 2011
There are some pretty crazy items on eBay, and this happens to be one of them. An artist is selling a picture of what he think the iPhone 5 will look like.
Yeah, we’re not kidding… Read More
By Oliver Haslam on Jul 4, 2011
Prototype Apple hardware has a habit of turning up on eBay, so we’re not entirely surprised to see another of the company’s finest show up for auction.
The latest prototype of Apple’s to appear on the popular auction site is an iPhone 4 that, at least according to appearances, is a prototype of the handset we’ve all grown to love since its launch in June of last year… Read More
By Cody Lee on Apr 26, 2011
Either there are some really good counterfeits out there, or Apple is having serious problems holding onto their prototypes. In the past few weeks we’ve seen multiple snapshots of different unreleased iPhone models in the wild.
We saw the video of one running an unreleased version of iOS from Vietnam and then a gallery of snapshots of another on BGR. Now, 9to5Mac has discovered another prototype making its way around the internet. This time, the source is eBay, and their not just offering leaked photos, their offering the whole phone… Read More
By Guest Author on Oct 3, 2010
I know when Apple announced that they would be handing out free bumpers to anyone who bought an iPhone 4 that the masses would be up in arms over the possibility of Apple deciding to discontinue the case. It wouldn’t shock this bruised up author a bit if it came out someday that the cases were made strictly as a bandaid to be given out for the antenna issue.
9 to 5 Mac is reporting that the beloved protective measure is currently being sold at Apple stores. Apple just recently stopped their free case giveaway on September 30th as planned and now plans to turn a profit off of all those pesky freebies… Read More
By Guest Author on Sep 6, 2010
When the iPhone was introduced back in 2007 Steve Jobs made it known that he thought the phone’s best feature was the ability to browse the internet in its entirety. To his credit it was the first device to even come close. As Jobs’ idol, Bob Dylan sang, “The times they are a changing”.
The Bango Blog offers some insight regarding their newest web browsing statistics that show a decline in web traffic as it relates to content viewed from the iPhone. Should the decline be attributed to the influx in platforms that offer the same style of browsing? Some would argue that systems like Android offer a more comprehensive experience strictly due to their support of Flash… Read More
By Guest Author on Sep 1, 2010
I’ll warn you ahead of time, this is a ridiculous piece of news. The folks over at Target have come up with a plan that will allow you to trade in your iPhone or iPod Touch to receive your very own gift card with the amount you’re granted in return.
So how much can you expect to get for your respective iDevice you ask? CNET says supported stores will issue you a card that ranges from “a couple dollars” to $200 in value… Read More
By Guest Author on Aug 17, 2010
It’s that time of year again. The leaves are changing, minds are gathering, and the students are trying to plan out how to save as much money as possible for their weekend tirades. If your hoping to cut some of your costs in the textbook department perhaps eBay can help. The online auction site has launched an entry into the App Store from a company they bought 10 years ago to help you cut your rising costs this fall. Half.com is the name of both that company as well as the free application.
TechCrunch tell us this is the first eBay application to offer it’s newest feature, barcode scanning which it bought from RedLaser not too long ago. Just a swipe of your iPhone should give you access to great deals on textbooks, DVD’s, & games.
The best part is all items are discounted, sometimes in excess to 50% hence the name Half.com. With over 700,000 sellers and access to share through Facebook & Twitter, chances are you’ll find someone to help you find that ancient edition classic literature text.
What do you think students and parents? Does this look appealing enough to partake in or will you just break down and buy from your bookstore, or stay with Amazon? Let us know in the education center known as the comment box.