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Few enjoy being criticized but some respond in extreme ways. Ex-eBay executive David Harville has pleaded guilty to harassing a couple that was critical of his former employer. The harassment campaign included sending live spiders and other creatures to the targets. Harville, eBay’s former director of global... Read more...
History has already been written, but had things gone just a little bit differently, we might find ourselves reflecting on the Commodore 65 as the greatest selling single model PC of all time. Instead it's the Commodore 64 bears that designation in the Guinness Book of World Records, as the decision to build a C65... Read more...
Scalpers have been making out like gangbusters during the silicon shortage by selling things like graphics cards and game consoles at high markups on eBay. You can add Valve's recently released Steam Deck to the pile. That's not a new develop, but now that Steam Decks are out in the wild, scalpers are cashing in with... Read more...
If everything goes to plan, Intel this year will launch Arc Alchemist and finally have a dog in the discrete GPU fight, battling AMD (Radeon) and NVIDIA (GeForce) for gaming dollars. In the meantime, someone has sold a blast from past from Intel's last attempt to make a discrete GPU, with a Larrabee prototype fetching... Read more...
It was always a given that DDR5 memory would command a premium over DDR4 kits at the outset, but $2,399.99 for a 32GB package? That's just plain ridiculous. It's also what a recent kit of Corsair Dominator Platinum RGB DDR5-5200 recently sold for on eBay as scalpers continue to make bank on tech items that are in hot... Read more...
Prior to the retail launch of Alder Lake, early engineering and qualification samples (ES and QS) had traded hands in China by way of sale posts in various forums and other outlets. Now they are starting to appear on eBay, but if you are considering buying one be advised that they may not work with your... Read more...
Update 11/12/21: After topping $100,000 in bids, the modded iPhone X with an unsanctioned USB Type-C port ended up actually selling for a bit less, but still for a immense sum—$86,001, to a bidder/buyer who was presumably willing to pay. It attracted over 100 bids (though most likely not from 100 different... Read more...
From Software is a Japanese game development company that's been around for decades. Despite a long and storied history of making games in many genres and styles, action role-playing games with a Western-style high-fantasy theme have been the company's bread and butter ever since 1994's pioneering King's Field... Read more...
Like it or not, eBay is the go-to dumping ground for items that are in high demand and extremely difficult to obtain, like the latest generation graphics cards and game consoles. Go ahead and add Microsoft's Xbox Series X Mini Fridge to the list as well. It's not even out yet, but after pre-order sales came and went... Read more...
Valve dropped a rather intriguing bombshell on the gaming market on Thursday when it revealed the Steam Deck. The 7-inch handheld gaming PC runs a SteamOS flavor of Linux and comes with some relatively powerful hardware under the hood: a custom quad-core AMD Zen 2 CPU that pairs with an RDNA 2 GPU. Preorders for the... Read more...
Most of you reading this who tried to purchase a GeForce RTX 3080 Ti graphics card today inevitably struck out, because this is the 2021, the year of the GPU shortage (among other silicon-based hardware). Not everyone did, however. Apparently scalpers were successful once again, and it took all of two nanoseconds for... Read more...
Earlier this year, we got our first glimpse at the upcoming Ryzen 7 5700G APU. AMD's APUs are typically found in OEM systems, and are sought after because they include integrated graphics (something that mainline Ryzen processors do not include). Now, the Ryzen 7 5700G is showing up in an unlikely place:... Read more...
NVIDIA hit it out of the ballpark with its GeForce RTX 3080, a $699 graphics card that beats the previous generation offerings to a pulp, including the GeForce RTX 2080 Ti that launched at $999. Sounds great, right? The only problem is trying to actually get your hands on one. Predictably, the GeForce RTX 3080 pretty... Read more...
While many developers have complained that Apple takes too big of a chunk out of the profits for apps they sell on the App Store and on in-game purchases, few attempt to do anything about it. Epic Games, the developer behind the popular free-to-play shooter Fortnite, is taking on Apple and Google in court. Fortnite... Read more...
How low can it go? For those looking to get in on some Xbox One gaming action, and don’t want to spend a lot of money in the process, we’ve got an excellent deal in store for you. Microsoft first launched the Xbox One S All-Digital a little less than a year ago as a low-cost entry for those that didn’t need a Blu-ray... Read more...
If you're looking for a gaming phone, but don't want to break the bank, you can get the original ASUS ROG Gaming Phone for just $350 with a hot eBay deal. And in case you were wondering, you'll be purchasing from a highly reputable seller, as this is Microsoft's eBay Outlet Store. The original ROG Gaming Phone... Read more...
Smartphone shoppers looking for a deal on Black Friday weekend and the lead up to Cyber Monday will want to check out the Microsoft eBay Outlet Store. Microsoft is offering one of the biggest discounts that we have ever seen on the high-end Galaxy Note 10+ smartphone. The deals are offered on three different colors... Read more...
PS4 gamers who have worn out their controllers from heavy use or from tossing the controller on the ground in a fit of gamer rage may want to listen up. eBay seller antonline is running a smoking deal on a brand new Dual Shock 4 controllers with a full warranty for $35 instead of the $60 MSRP. The listing shows that... Read more...
Auction site eBay is kicking off a sales event of its own later today (or right now, depending on when you read this), to counter Amazon's big Prime Day bonanza. In a nod towards self awareness, eBay is calling it a Crash Sale—you know, in case Amazon, most people's first choice when hunting for a deal today, gets... Read more...
If you're looking for a dirt-cheap gaming console for yourself, a family member, or maybe a recent graduate, Newegg is running a fantastic deal on the Xbox One S. Via Newegg's eBay Store, the Xbox One S is currently priced at a reasonable $199. However, if you add the console to your cart and go through the... Read more...
PayPal doesn't have a stellar reputation among sellers thanks to some of its more aggressive payment policies. A recent announcement of changes to its user agreement has angered sellers who use PayPal, which revolves around how refunds are processed. Starting on May 7, 2019, when a seller issues a partial or full... Read more...
Apple is a computing and electronics behemoth today, but the company started off much more modestly. Some of its very early computers were handmade and are very rare and valuable today. Last summer, an Apple I computer went up for auction and was expected to bring at least $300,000. Another rare early Apple computer... Read more...
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