Apple sneaks unlocked iPhones onto eBay

Uncategorized | Thursday July 3 2014 4:18 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , ,

You won’t find these refurbs on Apple ‘s official clearance site, but if you’re looking for an unlocked iPhone 5, here are the deals.

Apple sneaks unlocked iPhones onto eBay


Apple sneaks unlocked iPhones onto eBay

Apple sneaks unlocked iPhones onto eBay

Apple sneaks unlocked iPhones onto eBay

Apple sneaks unlocked iPhones onto eBay

Apple sneaks unlocked iPhones onto eBay

Apple sneaks unlocked iPhones onto eBay

iPhone owners help trigger huge jump in eBay trade-in offers

Uncategorized | Sunday September 16 2012 1:07 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , , ,

iPhone owners help trigger huge jump in eBay trade-in offers

iPhone owners have contributed to a big bump in eBay trade-in offers.

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Screenshot by Lance Whitney/CNET)

iPhone owners eager to trade in their existing devices have kept eBay busy over the past week.

In the five days following the debut of the iPhone 5, trade-in offers through eBay’s Instant Sale service climbed 265 percent compared with the same period the previous week. Among the surge in offers, (more…)

Old iPhones aren’t unwanted… on eBay

iPhone | Friday October 14 2011 7:31 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , ,

Old iPhones arent unwanted... on eBay

The hype around the iPhone 4S might, you’d think, leave older models like the iPhone 4 and 3GS feeling a little scorned. Think again.

You could, for instance, check out a buyback program like eBay’s Instant Sale, which has been offering some of the highest amounts around for unwanted iPhones.

In fact, eBay sent us this nifty infographic that breaks down the selling frenzy at Instant Sale in the days right (more…)

iPhone 4 fetches top dollar on eBay Instant Sale–today only

iPhone | Sunday October 2 2011 12:29 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , ,

iPhone 4 fetches top dollar on eBay Instant Sale--today only

Every time I check my in-box, the wad of cash being offered for old iPhones seems to be growing. Right now it’s up to as much as $357 for a used 32GB iPhone 4–provided it’s in excellent condition.

eBay's Instant Sale arm will also give you its leg for an old iPhone 4 for today only.

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Screenshot by Eric Mack/CNET)

That’s the highest price being offered today–and apparently today (more…)

Breaking News: Two iPod Touch Prototypes With Camera Briefly Show Up On Ebay

News | Saturday April 24 2010 2:54 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

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David Pogue of New York Times interviewed Apple ’s CEO Steve Jobs after the special event and had asked him why Apple had omitted the camera from the iPod Touch like many had speculated.
“Mr. Jobs reiterated what Phil Schiller, the marketing vice president, had said earlier in the onstage presentation: that Apple is really pitching the iPod Touch as a game machine these days. And to do that, you have to make it as inexpensive as possible.
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International Users: iPad Shipping Worldwide Via eBay; Workaround To Download iPad Apps

News | Thursday April 15 2010 3:23 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Presently, the 16GB Wi-Fi only model is available for approximately $650 to $700 on eBay while its 32GB counterpart is being sold for around $800 and the 64GB iPad model is being sold at around $900, which works out to a premium of around $150 to $200 on the US prices(plus shipping and custom duties, if any).
Interestingly, the demand for Apple 's new tablet device has been so high outside the US that eBay has now set up a microsite at
to simplify (more…)

eBay Claims 1.5 Million Items Were Purchased via Mobile Site and iPhone App This Holiday Season

News | Sunday December 27 2009 11:10 AM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

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In a statement released by eBay, the company says over 1.5 million items were purchased by shoppers from either the eBay mobile site or
during the holiday season. This is a 300% increase from the number of mobile phone shoppers during the 2008 holiday shopping season.
So what is helping this increasing popularity of the mobile phone transactions? First and foremost, it is simply the growth in the number of smartphone users. Apple has been (more…)

eBay for iPhone gets notifications, pay-on-phone

iPhone | Thursday August 6 2009 1:18 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , ,

eBay for iPhone gets notifications, pay-on-phone

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A new update to eBay’s free iPhone application (App Store link) enables users to better keep an eye on items they’re interested in buying.

Users can now opt to receive push notifications for when they’ve been outbid, or when an auction they’re watching is close to ending. As soon as a watched item enters that threshold, the user gets a message that both alerts them and gives them a quick option to (more…)