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Sony Ericsson Windows Phone prototype up for grabs on eBay

03/09/2012, Sony Ericsson was reported to have a prototype Windows Phone device that never saw the light of day – but it looks like you can get your hands on one of them. An eBay user managed to get his/her hands on the phone and has put it up for auction, giving...

eBay uses hot water to keep desert data center cool

02/29/2012, How does keeping something cool with hot water make senses? Well, this is exactly what eBay is doing with their data center which lies smack in the Phoenix desert, where the temperature there can actually hit highs of 115 degrees Fahrenheit, so hot water...

PayPal adds 1,000 new jobs in Ireland

02/21/2012, Right now, the acronym PIGS seem to be very popular in Europe, denoting the four countries whose economies are in deep trouble – Portugal, Italy, Greece and Spain. I do not suppose that you can always substitute the only vowel in the acronym with...

Rent a boyfriend website takes off in China

02/05/2012, Heard of Taobao before? Neither have we, but apparently, this is the Chinese version of eBay, and a rather enterprising Chinese entrepreneur realized that there is money to be made by spinning a website which allows single Chinese females to rent a...

Steve Jobs autographed iPod shuffle fetching $9,995 at auction

12/30/2011, We’re sure that there are some of you guys out there who are not only Apple fans, but fans of Steve Jobs too, who in a way could be considered a celebrity of the tech world. The good news is that if you’re looking to own an 4th generation iPod shuffle...

Ancient Apple prototypes turn up on eBay

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...

Trio of rare Apple prototypes up for auction on eBay

12/09/2011, Are you a fan of all things Apple? If you are interested in owning a piece of history, it appears that some rare Apple prototypes have managed to find their way onto eBay. According to the seller, these prototypes are of devices that were never put into...

HP TouchPad goes on sale one last time on the 11th of December

12/08/2011, The HP TouchPad has been selling like hotcakes and its heavily discounted price of $99 is probably the main reason behind that. Despite the fact that HP may or may not kill off webOS, $99 for a tablet with the potential to run CyanogenMod on it as an...

HP TouchPad Go spotted on eBay

12/07/2011, While you may never ever pick up a HP TouchPad Go from a retail outlet in the near future, that doesn’t mean you won’t be able to get your hands on one ever again. In case you weren’t aware, HP had originally planned to release a smaller...

eBay 2.0 for BlackBerry released

12/02/2011, Are you an eBay addict who owns a BlackBerry device? Good news for you, RIM has just announced the release of eBay 2.0 for BlackBerry smartphones. The updated app features a revamped user interface for easier navigation and quicker access to commonly used...

Nikon lens speaker – not something you can shoot with

10/26/2011, I thought that the idea of using a Nikon lens as a mug – not literally, but rather, the exterior of the mug has been fashioned to look like that of a standard Nikon lens, where it is made out of plastic or ceramic to hold your favorite (hot or cold)...

eBay 2.0 for BlackBerry released

09/26/2011, Those of you who love shopping on eBay and wished that you could take your auctions everywhere with you and you have a BlackBerry device, you’re in luck. eBay v2.0 for BlackBerry Smartphones has just been released for BlackBerry phones. Only...

iPhone 5 up for auction on eBay

09/23/2011, The iPhone 5 hasn’t even been officially announced and there’s still no confirmation if we’ll even see one released this year – but it looks like some people are people are already trying to take advantage of the whole ambiguous...

Nike MAG shoes hit $4,000 mark in eBay auction

09/09/2011, Remember the limited-edition, Back to the Future-inspired Nike MAG shoes that we covered yesterday evening? Well, they fall under the “must-have” department, quickly touching $3,500 in the first night of bidding alone, while some models, as...