02/06/2014, A person’s reputation certainly has value attached to it – as to whether this perceived value lies in positive or negative territory, that depends a whole lot on that particular individual’s life as well as the choices that he or she makes to impact the world around. Case in point – a Harley-Davidson motorbike which went underneath the hammer yesterday was sold for nearly 20 times its estimated value, all […]
11/19/2013, Remember how we talked about an extremely rare white Xbox One that made an appearance over on eBay not too long ago, where this next generation console was offered by Microsoft’s Xbox Live’s programming head Larry “Major Nelson” Hryb? Well, the whole idea of placing this rare Xbox One model on auction would be to raise dough for the Wounded Warrior Project. Apparently, this particular auction has finally ended, where […]
07/10/2013, The auctioned Apple 1 computer could be a steal.
07/08/2013, The Lotus Esprit that could go underwater is going to be auctioned off this September in London.
06/21/2013, Another Apple I would go underneath the hammer next week at Christie's in New York.
04/29/2013, We have talked about at least three Apple I auctions in the past, and here we are with yet another one from German auction house Team Breker, who managed to perform quite a feat in rounding up a rather interesting array of significant “firsts” where the computing world is concerned. Their upcoming auction in Koln, Germany, is set to happen on May 25, and you might be thrilled to hear […]
01/28/2013, The land of the free and home of the brave might soon come under the rule of one person. Wait a minute here, hasn’t it already done so? Well, you know very well as I do that what you read here is definitely a prank and a joke, just in case some folks take it the wrong way. Apparently, there is a seller on Yahoo! Japan’s eBay-style auction site known […]
11/01/2012, Who would have thought that our earth would actually belong to someone, and that someone has decided to auction it off to the highest bidder? Appearing on the Japanese Yahoo Auction page, earth started with a price of just 69 yen (!!!), which was the equivalent of $0.86, but as at press time, the Auction page is still up, although the price of our precious earth has ballooned to $87,000 […]
05/28/2012, We don’t normally write about old devices, unless it’s legendary like the Apple-1. True enough, Sotheby’s, considered as the world’s fourth oldest auction house, will be auctioning an Apple-1 personal computer, known to be one of only six working today. Two years ago, Christie’s sold an Apple-1 computer that included a letter signed by Steve Jobs for $213,000. Sotheby’s estimates that the computer will sell for up to $180,000 when […]
03/02/2012, Fancy owning yourself a motorcycle that looks like it was stolen from the movie set of Tron? Well, here’s your chance. The folks over at Charitybuzz are auctioning off a replica Lightcycle aka a Xenon Light Motor Bike. Designed by the Parker Brother Choppers and donated by Evolve Motorcycles, it features a custom lithium ion battery which is used to power its electric motor. That’s right, no unhealthy emissions will […]
01/05/2012, Remember the Half-Life 2 Gravity Gun prop that was put up for auction at the Penny Arcade Child’s Play Auction Dinner in December? The auction is over and it looks like we’ve got the results of how much it was sold for. According to the creator of the prop, Harrison Krix, the winning bid for the prop was an incredible $21,000! While the prop isn’t capable of pulling and shooting […]
12/09/2011, If you’re an avid collector and must have everything that Apple has ever built, you’ll be pleased to know that a bunch of items claimed to be rare Apple prototypes have turned up on everybody’s favorite auction site, eBay. Up for auction we now have the chassis of an Apple MultiServer – a product that was allegedly developed by Apple in the mid-80s but never released. It isn’t working because […]
12/08/2011, If you’re a fan of Half-Life 2 and you’ve got a lot of money to spend, why not put it towards a good cause and get something you would love at the same time as well? Harrison Krix, a freelance props and replica artist has announced on his blog that he will be auctioning off his Half-Life 2 Gravity Gun prop at the Penny Arcade Child’s Play Auction Dinner. The […]
11/28/2011, I am not quite sure why Apple’s founding documents has ended up at Sotheby’s New York, but it seems as though if you want to bring home a literal piece of history to your living room, then you would do well to prepare at least $100,000 – although there are whispers on the street that the winning bid might even cost another 50% more than that. This three-page document will […]