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Nike Reveals Back To The Future II Self Lacing Shoes For Real

At the start of this year, we as consumers were promised sneakers (Trainers in the UK) with power laces, film buffs will no doubt remember these from the hugely popular and successful franchise Back To The…

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Enigma Machine Sells For $232,000

Famous for being used by the Germans in World War 2 the device was used to send and receive encrypted messages, and with their destruction being commonplace in order to prevent enemies from getting their hands…

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Tron: Legacy Motorcycle Replica Auctioned for $77,000

People pay a lot of money on things they like on the big screen. But fortunately, some of the things they buy are quire awesome. Take the bike from Tron: Legacy for example. Who wouldn’t want…

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The Pope’s iPad Sold for $30,500 at an Uruguay Charity Auction

It looks like technology brought some support for the poor over in Uruguay earlier this week. The Castells auction house reportedly hosted a charitable auction, having Pope Francis’ old iPad up for the taking. There are…

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Real Rideable TRON Lightcycle Available for Around $40,000

Though 2010 sequel TRON: Legacy was hardly a storytelling triumph, it boasted some of the most impressive film visuals of this short century, including the immaculately designed lightcycles, and now you can buy your own… if…

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Bag of ‘Kanye’ Tour Air Sells for $60k on eBay

Ahhh eBay, that wondrous place where you can sell your unwanted possessions and make money. Well yesterday saw the auction end for a bag of air taken from a Kanye West show. Was about time all his…

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#00001 PS4 20th Anniversary Auction Goes for $127,000

Sony Computer Entertainment held a special auction recently, selling off one of their incredibly popular 20th Anniversary PlayStation 4 consoles. Sony promised to donate the proceeds to the Japanese branch of Save the Children. The auction…

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20th Anniversary PS4 Bought for $130,000

Thought those sales of 20th Anniversary PS4s couldn’t get any crazier? Well they just have. It turns out that someone has bought one of the prestigious units in Japan for $130,000. Thing is, this wasn’t any…

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Fake Apple Watch ‘Prototype’ Sells for $260

It seems that the Apple Watch is being ripped off long before you can buy the real thing – first we saw those fake watches being sold at CES and now this, the story of a…

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1990s Flying Car Prototype Up For Auction

Back in the late-eighties, ambitious aeronautics company Sky Innovations pumped $6 million into the production a flying car. The result of that folly, the Sky Commuter, helped bankrupt the business. Only three prototypes of the Sky…

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First 20th Anniversary PS4 Model to be Auctioned for Save the Children

The first 20th Anniversary PlayStation 4, numbered #00001, is to be auctioned off by Sony Computer Entertainment Japan (SCEJ), with the proceeds donated to the Save the Children charity. The auction will take place on Yahoo…

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Apple Co-Founder Ron Wayne to Sell Personal Archive

Apple’s third and largely unknown co-founder, Ronald Wayne, is planning to sell his personal archive of Apple memorabilia. Wayne’s archive most notably features an untouched pre-order form for the Apple II and perhaps more importantly, blueprints…

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40 Years Old Apple-1 Sells at Auction for $900,000

With almost 40 years on the clock, the Apple-1 is certainly showing its age, yet it is certainly one of the most iconic pieces of technology ever created. There may be a lot of love and…

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Action Comics Issue 1 is on Ebay for $1.75 Million

Yes, you read that right, the first ever issue of Action Comics is on sale on eBay for $1.75 million! Why eBay you ask? I can’t answer that question, surely something of this value and importance…

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Mr Sam Sung Auctions Off His Apple Business Card for Charity

Apple and Samsung may have been scrapping on a legal front for many years over product names, designs, patents and a whole lot more, but if it were not for all the competition between the two…

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A 4Chan Post Sold For $90,900 on eBay… Wait, What?

Everyone can sell literally anything on eBay nowadays. For example, this eBay seller has auctioned a simple 4Chan post and expected to get a lot of money for it. The really interesting part is that the…

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“GayStation Edition” PlayStation 4 Auctioned off $4,126

Swedish Retailer Webhallen put up a unique listing this week, offering a “GayStation Edition” PlayStation 4 console via online auction site Tradera in celebration of Stockholm Pride Week. The console is still a stock PlayStation 4…

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Longest Dinosaur Poop Goes Up For Aution, Any Takers?

We’ve seen loads of cool stories about weird and wonderful things going up for auction here at eTeknix, from the recent Aphex Twin album that Notch bought, the worlds first microchip, 30k BitCoins and even a fully working…

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Unreleased Aphex Twin Album Auction Was Won By Notch

I’ve long been a fan of Aphex Twin, despite my persistent obsession with multiple forms of heavy metal and guitar based music in general, so I was very pleased to find out this month that a…

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World’s First Microchip Auction Failed to Meet Reserve

A few days ago we brought you news that the worlds first microchip was going up for auction, unfortunately for those involved it looks like this historic piece of hardware didn’t meet its reserve. The handmade…

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1958 Integrated Circuit Prototype Up for Auction, To Bring Around $1-2 Million

Integrated Chips have revolutionised technology throughout the years, and it’s not just desktops, laptops and smartphones. ICs can be found in TV units, microwaves and even in vehicles nowadays. From the 50’s until today, ICs played…

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$750,250 Final Bid For World Largest Video Game Collection

Michael Thomasson set the world record for having the worlds largest video game collection, as he had amassed over 11,000 unique games over the years since 1998 when he started work for a video game resale…

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30,000 Seized Silk Road Bitcoins to be Auctioned

When the illegal online market place Silk Road was taken down by the United States government, nearly 30,000 Bitcoins were seized. It was long suspected the the Government would simply cash them in and well… they…

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NASA’s Auctioning Off Lunar Lander Joystick And More This Month

If you’ve got a spare £180,000 lying around and you’re dying to own a truly iconic piece of human history, then why not buy the joystick from the lunar lander? This actual joystick was used to…

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Ultra-Rare Nintendo Game Hits eBay, Bidding Already Passed $22,000

A rare Nintendo game named Nintendo World Championships is to be auctioned on eBay, bringing a significant amount of cash flow to both eBay and the seller himself. Why is it so rare and why eBay?…

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iPhone Prototype Sells On eBay For Just $1,499

Apple’s iPhone is a love hate device, you either love the phone or you hate the people who do (I’m kidding… a little). One thing that is certainly true is that old Apple products prove a…

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Working Apple I Computer Sets Auction Record At $632,590

There are just six of the original Apple computers in the world that still actually work, but only one of them was being shown off to bidders last Friday before going up for auction over the…