Tag Archive: Auction


You could own 4,096 bits of space history when computer chip goes up for auction

A memory chip that originated from the first digital computer on a manned space flight will be up for auction next month in Dallas. For those calling in a bid, the smartphone in their hand has more than 250 million times the capacity of this chip. The onboard computer for Gemini 3 aided astronauts Gus […]

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Very first Apple computer hits auction block at mind-blowing price

Some of the most important scientific instruments of the past 700 years are hitting the auction block later this month, but one of the newest creations in the lot — one of the very first computers created by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak — is expect to fetch the highest bid. Christie’s has auctioned a […]

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eBay’s Apple Watch app brings the auction to your wrist

Online auction site eBay has updated its iOS app to include Apple Watch functionality. Now, sellers and bidders can keep an eye on their transactions wherever they are. The Watch app is as impressive for what it doesn’t try to…Read more ›

Tim Cook lunch auction hits $200k, but time’s running out

If you fancy sitting down over lunch with Tim Cook, along with being the Apple CEO’s guest at a future Apple keynote, you’d better hurry. That’s because today marks the end of the annual Tim Cook Lunch auction to raise…Read more ›

Steve Jobs business cards from Apple, Pixar, and NeXT are up for auction

  Steve Jobs memorabilia collectors can now grab the holy trifecta of business cards while also doing a bit of good along the way. Three Steve Jobs business cards from his days at Apple, Pixar, and NeXT are up for auction…Read more ›

Star Trek phaser will boldly fetch big bucks at auction

A rare phaser pistol from the original Star Trek television series is “set to stun” when it goes on the auction block next month in Los Angeles. It is made of fiberglass and one of only two known phasers to…Read more ›

Working Apple-1 goes (kind of) cheap at auction

A working Apple-1 computer has sold at a Christie’s auction for $ 365,000: more than 600x the $ 600 that was paid for it back in July 1976, when it was bought from Steve Jobs. While the figure is certainly sizeable, however,…Read more ›

Another Apple-1 expected to make big bucks at auction

Just weeks after a rare Apple-1 computer sold for record numbers at auction, another operational unit of Apple’s first ever computer is set to go under the gavel. Christie’s is expecting the machine to fetch more than $ 500,000 at auction…Read more ›

iPhone prototype seller can’t wait for Apple to squash $100K eBay auction

As a prototype iPhone 6 on eBay shoots above $ 100,000, the seller is just dying to hear from Apple. Although the company might cancel the auction, as it has done with several secret prototypes in the past, the seller is…Read more ›

Sam Sung charity auction raises $2,653 for Children’s Wish Foundation

Sam Sung, the most ironically-named Apple retail employee on earth, is giving away his work shirt, badge, and business card to raise money for charity. The eBay auction ended last night with a winning bid of $ 2,653. “I had a…Read more ›