Everybody handles breakups differently, and a German man has found a hilarious (albeit demented) out-of-the-box way to express his anger with his ex-wife. The two have been together for 12 years before splitting up, so the handy man took it upon itself to split in half everything they owned with help of a saw and other power tools. And then put his share up for sale on eBay. More →
This is absolutely not a joke: Someone has been successfully selling plots of the sun on eBay until the popular auction site banned her listings, saying they violated the site’s intangible goods policy. And yes, that person is now suing eBay for not letting her sell pieces of the star that makes possible life on Earth. More →
For consumers looking to save as much money as possible while shopping, eBay can be your best friend and your worst enemy. On one hand, auctions and Buy It Now listings often afford deals that are unheard of, offering huge savings not even Amazon can match. On the other hand, auction listings can be a double-edged sword when people swoop in at the last moment and drive up the price of an item you want to buy.
I’m no medium, but I’m pretty sure that ghosts have better things to do than haunt decade-old laptops. But it doesn’t matter what I think — according to eBay seller wfatzinger, his white, 2007 MacBook is haunted. In fact, it’s so haunted that he felt the need to put “(VERY HAUNTED)” in parentheses next to the title. More →
EBay is widely known for being a hub where independent sellers offer huge savings on everything you can dream of, but the company is touting even bigger savings than you’re used to right now. Why? Because it’s Cyber Monday, of course, and eBay is looking to get in on the action.
In addition to publishing its crazy Black Friday 2014 deals, eBay has also spilled the beans on some if its upcoming Cyber Monday deals, revealing some of its plans for December 1st. According to the company, the “Cyber Monday Frenzy” will start on Sunday, November 30th, at 9:00 p.m. PST, with deals coming up every hour, “while supplies last.” More →
We have already covered all the crazy Black Friday sales from the nation’s top retailers including Best Buy, Walmart, Target and more. We also told you about a number of incredible Black Friday 2014 sales that have already begun. For example, Amazon is offering new lightning deals every 10 minutes, Best Buy’s early access sale began on Tuesday, and Target’s early Black Friday sale kicked off on Wednesday morning.
But eBay is the one website we can always count on for huge deals all year round, and the site has just announced a number of crazy deals offering discounts that are even better than the auction prices we normally see on eBay. More →
While no iPhone 6 test units were forgotten in bars, many leaks preceding the phone’s official launch did reveal its final design. But that doesn’t mean a fully functional iPhone 6 prototype would not generate plenty of interest on eBay. In fact, The Next Web has found such an auction, with the iPhone 6 currently selling for almost $80,000, with more than three days left in the action. More →
It’s way too late for you to place your preorder for the iPhone 6 Plus… but that doesn’t mean you can’t pay for someone else to grab one for you at a high premium on eBay. A quick search for the iPhone 6 Plus on eBay shows that the device is now fetching bids for as high as $1,700, or more than $750 higher than the $950 price you’ll pay for the off-contract 128GB iPhone 6 Plus. More →
If you’ve been waiting for the right time to buy an unlocked iPhone 5, here’s your chance. AppleInsider discovered the iPhone-centric Factory Outlet eBay Store over the weekend, a hidden subsection of the popular bidding site dedicated to refurbished certified iPhone 5 models, complete with a 1-year warranty from Apple, burn-in testing, a new package with manual and charger and a quality inspection from Apple. More →
EBay initially thought that user data was safe following the security breach it fell victim to recently. As it turns out, that wasn’t the case at all; as Reuters noted in a recent report, eBay has now confirmed that personal data belonging to all 145 million of its users was accessed and compromised in the attack, making it one of the biggest breaches of all time.
eBay on Thursday acknowledged that some of its customers’ personal information may have been compromised following a breach, advising users to immediately change their passwords. The announcement has apparently been enough for some creative individuals with malicious intentions to advertise online “full eBay database dumps,” masquerading as the hackers that conducted the cyberattack. However, TechCrunch reports that eBay says those databases are fake, and the for sale lists do not contain “authentic eBay accounts,” which is very good news for eBay consumers whose personal data may have been exposed. More →