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T-Mobile G2x smartphone sold on eBay ahead of launch

T-Mobile G2x smartphone sold on eBay ahead of launch

If you have major geek lust for the T-Mobile G2x smartphone that is set to launch on the 20th of this month, you missed your chance to be the only person you know with the handset ahead of the official launch. Someone got their geeky mitts on a fully functional G2x way early and naturally headed to eBay to make a buck off the thing.

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Google, Facebook & others argue French privacy rules

Google, Facebook & others argue French privacy rules

Poor Google; first the French tell them off for keeping data, and then they tell them off for not keeping data. The search giant is among over 20 sites - including Facebook, eBay and Dailymotion - complaining in France over what information on users they should be holding on to, including full names, addresses and passwords.

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eBay Sales of iPad 2 are Brisk Due to Limited Supply

eBay Sales of iPad 2 are Brisk Due to Limited Supply

Demand is still far ahead of supply for the iPad 2, which has proved to be quite a boon to eBay sellers. AppleInsider was able to get initial iPad 2 sales data from eBay, which shows what models are the most popular, and who is buying them. Most of of the units (65%) are being sold in the U.S., showing that even though the device has been out for a few weeks now, there is still a shortage.

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iPad 2 flipping rampant in online auctions, as high as $4000

iPad 2 flipping rampant in online auctions, as high as $4000

Apple's shortage of iPad 2 slates is a blessing for the enterprising folks that are now flipping their iPad 2s all over the internet. Listings on eBay run the gamut from double to quadruple the actual retail price. One gentleman listed his 64GB AT&T 3G iPad 2 on eBay for a whopping $4000!

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Fuji X100 scarcity drives crazy eBay pricing

Fuji X100 scarcity drives crazy eBay pricing

Fujifilm's deliciously retro-styled X100 digital camera is one of the specific products called out as delayed by the current Japanese crisis, and that's having a significant impact on what was already a high-demand model. eBay auctions for the X100 are reaching in excess of $2,200 with time still to run, more than twice the Fuji's list price.

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NOOKcolor Selling On Barnes & Noble’s eBay Store For $199 After Coupon

NOOKcolor Selling On Barnes & Noble’s eBay Store For $199 After Coupon

The NOOKcolor is already a pretty awesome little e-book reader and not to mention totally hackable--having been successfully rooted with Android 3.0 Honeycomb by some skilled XDA devs. But Barnes & Noble continues to work hard pushing the device, recently hosting in-store demo events offering free Starbucks coffee to test drive the device. And now they've begun selling the NOOKcolor discounted on eBay.

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Official Apple Playing Cards Show Up on Ebay

Official Apple Playing Cards Show Up on Ebay

Apple fanatics, get ready to search your souls and throw some serious money at eBay. A rare set of playing cards themed after OS 7 have just hit the online auction site. These cards were never available for purchase outside of the Apple campus store. They were released in 1997, which means this deck may be among the last surviving. You know you want them. Unfortunately, everyone else does too.

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SlashGear Week in Review- Week 7 2011

SlashGear Week in Review- Week 7 2011

Welcome to another edition of the SlashGear Week in Review! Before we get into the meat today, I want to note that SlashGear will be at MWC 2011 next week and you can get your MWC fix by following the "MWC 2011" tag. Monday Canon outted a pair of new DSLR cameras for the entry-level user called the T3i and the T3. The cameras have nice features, the T3i will sell for $899.99 in kit form, and the T3 will be $599.99 in kit form.

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7-year-old boy wins eBay auction for Harrier jet, dad not happy

7-year-old boy wins eBay auction for Harrier jet, dad not happy

When I was a kid the coolest jet to me was the Harrier. It wasn’t the fastest jet or the best looking, but the thing was able to take off and land vertically so I could have one in my back yard. Apparently a 7-year-old boy from London though the same thing.

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Apple Loses Top UI Designer to PayPal

Apple Loses Top UI Designer to PayPal

Sarah Brody is leaving Apple for eBay-owned PayPal to help improve user experience and make its payment platform easier to use. The hire of one of Apple’s leading UI designers is a big catch for PayPal.

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Banksy’s True Identity Listed on eBay, Subsequently Pulled

Banksy’s True Identity Listed on eBay, Subsequently Pulled

Banksy is a British artist that has recently grown in fame due to some controversial, however well-done short films. The unknown individual, who has kept a secret identity despite his growing fame, is perhaps best known for his spoof on the popular cartoon, The Simpsons. Banksy created a new opening sequence back in October, 2010, that seems to start off normal enough, but then towards the middle gets a bit more "interesting." In an odd turn of events, an eBay seller has put up the "true identity" of Banksy on the popular bidding website, offering the name up for quite a bit of money.

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: December 29 2010

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: December 29 2010

Take a peek at a prediction column by Chris Davies: 2011: The Year of Pentaband? Glance in awe as Paul Allen sues Apple, Google, YouTube, Facebook, Yahoo, AOL, eBay, Netflix, OfficeMax, and Staples, all at once. Giggle to yourself as you see France enact a tablet tax which exempts only Windows devices. Scratch your head as Verizon plans to focus on Android, not a new iPhone, at CES. Dance with glee as Sony Ericsson's 1GHz XPeria Mini Pro's replacement leaks with stats! Wonder at Rovios elite strategy as ad consistency, location, method changes for Angry Birds on Android devices. All this and MORE on SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up!

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