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A fully functioning Apple I, personally sold by company co-founder Steve Jobs, is expected to earn $600,000 when it goes on sale at legendary auction house Christie's this December. Source: Bonhams The machine set to go on sale is a "Ricketts" Apple I Personal Computer, named after original owner Charles Rickets, according to Reuters. The auction is scheduled for Dec. 11, and the machine is said to have been sold in 1976 by a 21-year-old Jobs out of his parents'...
Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs and Apple are expected to host a call with investors today, arranging for a new blockbuster bond deal that will come at least partly in euros, according to a new report. Citing a person familiar with the plans, The Wall Street Journal revealed the anticipated call on Monday, revealing that the bond issuing could come as soon as this week. If the rumor proves true, it would be the first time that Apple has issued debt in a currency other than...
Bump, an app developer Google acquired last year, is bouncing back under the codename Copresence, an effort to deliver AirPlay-like file sharing that appears to be deeply integrated with Google+ Hangouts, sparking new privacy concerns. Google's latest efforts to take nearby file sharing cross-platform from Android to iOS was profiled by Android Police, which described it as a "cross-platform version of Android Beam." Android Beam is the NFC transfer system for Android...
ClamCase for iPad Air is a simple but well-implemented product that takes Apple's tablet one step closer to being a productivity machine and, for some, a viable ultra-portable laptop replacement. Made out of aluminum, polycarbonate, and a hinge with a soft-touch finish for better grip, the ClamCase is one of the best iPad keyboards we've tried. For $169, the price of entry may seem steep for what amounts to an accessory, but it gets many details right where competing...
As part of a one-day holiday sales event, big-box wholesaler Sam's Club will be selling Apple's latest iPhone 6 from $99 with two-year contract on Nov. 15, according to a supposedly leaked flyer. Seen above, the Sam's Club flyer posted to website GottaDeal on Sunday details an upcoming limited time promotion that will see 16GB, 64GB and 128GB iPhone 6 models go for $99, $199 and $299, respectively. Each Sam's club location will have only 40 to 50 units on hand --...
The latest rumblings surrounding the anticipated release of a larger, education-focused iPad next year suggest the device may touch down with Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 in its crosshairs, sporting a super-slim form factor, enhanced audio, and a slightly more compact 12.2-inch display. The iPad Air is currently Apple's largest tablet with a 9.7-inch display. That's according the latest report out of the Japanese-language macotakara, which has at times unearthed details...
The UNU Aero Wireless Charging Battery Case and Mat for iPhone 5s and iPhone 5 solves one of the chief concerns smartphone users have always battled: battery anxiety. UNU ingeniously combines a smartphone battery case with wireless charging technology, and there's a lot to like. With UNU's Aero Wireless series, we thought, "Well, here's another battery case, probably as competent as a Mophie, but certainly not better." We were mistaken for one simple reason: freedom...
Apple is once again facing "iPhone" naming writes woes, this time in a challenge coming from Indian firm iVoice Enterprises, which claims the phonetic similarity between iPhone and its own "iFon" destroyed the project before it got off the ground. According to iVoice managing director V. P. Balaji, the Erode-based company was founded in 2007 to create a low-priced, feature-rich mobile phones to be marketed in India as "iFon," reports The Time of India. iVoice is...
In a wide-ranging interview published Friday, Google CEO Larry Page briefly touched on late Apple cofounder Steve Jobs to highlight the differences between the two companies, one being hyper-focused on a small set of products and another with fingers in seemingly everything. Page's mention of Jobs came in response to a question from the Financial Times regarding the limitations naturally imposed on a single technology company attempting to remain relevant in a quickly...
Apple shares reached a new all time high of $108 for the end of October, less than two weeks prior prior to the company's quarterly dividend distribution date. On November 13, Apple will pay shareholders of record a quarterly dividend of $0.47 per share, but investors will need to have settled ownership of the company's stock by the market's close on November 10 in order to qualify. Apple has been paying its shareholders a dividend about a month and a half after the...
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