eBay Experiments With Head Tracking For Hands-Free Shopping

A lot of us take certain actions we do everyday for granted, such as swiping up and down, left and right on our phones, tapping on buttons, and so on. However there might be some who are disabled who might find such simple actions to be difficult or impossible. However eBay is hoping to change that with an experiment called HeadGaze.

eBay Now Authenticates Luxury Watches On Its Platform

There is obviously an appeal in buying things in real-life at a store, in which you get to see and touch what you’re buying before buying it. It also helps prevent scams, at least for the most. This is versus online where you only have photos to look at, in which you sometimes have to take a chance and hope you don’t get cheated.

Alleged First-Gen iPhone Prototype Spotted On eBay For $30,000

By today’s standards, the tech in the first-gen iPhone is considered to be “ancient”. However it is still a very much talked about smartphone, namely because had it not been for the first iPhone, smartphones might not have gotten as ubiquitous as they are today. It also makes for a great piece of tech history for collectors.

eBay Makes It Easier For Amateurs To Shop For Auto Parts

Getting into any kind of hobby definitely comes with a learn curve, but how steep of a curve depends on the hobby in question. When it comes to cars, it can get rather tricky especially if you’re unfamiliar with how a car works and all the parts that are involved, and we imagine that trying to shop for spare parts can be intimidating.


eBay To Start Accepting Apple Pay

As eBay transitions to a non-PayPal payment system, it’s opening itself up to other payment systems as well. eBay has confirmed that it will soon start accepting Apple Pay. Apple’s own mobile payments service is used by countless people who own its products. Apple Pay will be one of the first payment options of its kind for eBay and it will enable customers to pay for goods through the eBay […]

This Man Tried To Sell His Facebook Data On eBay

It is no secret that companies such as Facebook and Google collect data on users in order to create ads that are catered towards a user’s preference. While it is no secret, Facebook’s recent data privacy scandal shone more light on exactly how much data the social network and advertisers have of users.

eBay For iOS Updated With Barcode Scanning, Makes Listing Easier

If you’re someone who uses eBay to list products for sale or auction frequently, then the latest update to the app might be of interest to you. eBay has recently updated its iOS app where they are now including a barcode scanning feature. What this does is that it will help quicken the listing process which will apparently take seconds.

eBay’s App Uses Augmented Reality To Help You Choose The Right Box

If you’re someone who sells stuff on eBay from time to time, you know that sometimes choosing the right box size can be tricky. This is because shipping companies charge based on the size/weight of the box, meaning that if you can choose the right packaging, you could potentially save on cost there.

eBay To Eventually Replace PayPal As Its Main Payments Processor

eBay and PayPal have been pretty much synonymous with each other for the longest time ever, but it seems that the partnership will be coming to an end. In an announcement by eBay (via Recode), eBay has announced that they have signed an agreement with Adyen, a payments processor from Amsterdam, where moving forwards Adyen is expected to be the platform’s main payments processor.

iPhone X On eBay Fetching Up To $1,500

Scalpers always jump into action whenever there’s a new iPhone available for purchase. Reports have suggested that the iPhone X will be available in limited quantities at launch due to production issues. This presents a golden opportunity for scalpers who can sell the iPhone X units they acquire for considerably more. That’s what they’re already doing as the iPhone X on eBay is fetching as much as $1,500.

eBay’s Image Search Feature Is Now Live For Mobile

Sometimes it’s hard to search for things that you find difficult to describe using words. After all you can’t exactly point to an object and tell your computer, “Hey find me something like that”, or can you? Earlier this year eBay announced plans to add image search to its mobile app and the good news is that it looks like the feature is now live for mobile users.

An SNES Classic Was Sold Every 25 Seconds On eBay At Launch

The Super Nintendo Entertainment System Classic or SNES Classic has proven to be very popular. Nintendo fans have flocked to stores in order to pick one up. It sold out within minutes are most retailers and still remains in short supply. Scalpers got in on the action as well, selling units at a premium on eBay to turn a quick profit. eBay revealed that an SNES Classic was sold every […]

Vintage Atari 2700 Found In A Thrift Store Sells For $3,000 On eBay

For those who snub their noses at thrift stores because they think that there’s nothing good, you might want to rethink that because in a post on Reddit, Redditor L064N revealed that he discovered an Atari 2700 console while shopping at a thrift store. He did not immediately recognize it but a quick Google search told him what he was looking at.

eBay Now Lets You Search For Items Using Photos

Companies such as Google and Pinterest allow users to search for items using photos. This means that if you see something you like in real-life, or an image on the web for an item of clothing that you want to buy, you can search using a photo or an image from the web. Unfortunately such functionality was not available on eBay, at least until now.