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Rare Steve Jobs legal document raises $40k at auction

An agreement between Steve Jobs and Robert Friedland from the late 70′s has raised $40,000 at auction. Both the mining tycooon and late Apple co-founder signed the bottom of the agreement in 1978, representing one of the few instances anything with Jobs’ signature has been sold at auction by RR Auction.The document was purchased by Jeff Rosenberg, CEO…

Gold iPhone 5s sells for over $10,000 on eBay (not made from real gold)

The gold iPhone 5s is kind of like the white iPhone 4 when it first came out. You know it exists, but its pretty darn rare, and its almost as if its a mythical device. The device was in incredibly high demand, with incredibly low stock from Apple. Because of this, the device sold out in no time when it officially went on sale. But that doesn’t mean that…

Prices for iPhone 5 soar on eBay

Normally after the introduction of a brand new generation of device, the price for the old generation drops significantly on sites such as eBay, where users are selling their older devices. With the introduction of both the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c today, many (myself included) anticipated that the prices of iPhone 5 devices sold on eBay would drop…

Still functional Apple I computer sells for $671k

Imagining a tech world without Apple is almost impossible in this day and age. You can’t think of phones without the iPhone, tablets without the iPad or MP3 players without the iPod. But, rewind back 36 years and such markets were only in the imaginations of forward thinking dreamers. Two of those dreamers, both named Steve, just happened to be shaping…

“Coffee with Tim Cook” auction ends at $610,000

After weeks of watching the numbers climb higher and higher, the “Coffee with Apple CEO Tim Cook at Apple Headquarters in Cupertino” auction has come to a close, at an astonishing $610,000. This auction has seen a lot of press, including someone using a fake credit card to make a bid. The user, who is only known to the public as “a********s”, placed the…

Ofcom reveals outcome of UK 4G spectrum auction

News from across the pond now. Ofcom has just announced the results of the UK’s 4G spectrum auction. For those of you that don’t know, Ofcom is the independent regulator of the UK’s communication industry, and its their job to oversee the distribution of our shiny new 4G network. The UK’s main operators bid for their preferred chunk of the network, and the…