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Best Apple employee name ever? Sam Sung... and now you can buy his business card

Best Apple employee name ever? Sam Sung... and now you can buy his business card

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We all know that Apple and Samsung have been at logger heads for the last three years or so, but even with the ongoing court cases (in the US at least) the companies have still worked together on the occasional project. Samsung has supplied displays and... >>

eBay now lets you Click & Collect items at 650 Argos stores

eBay now lets you Click & Collect items at 650 Argos stores

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eBay teamed up with Argos last year to allow sellers to distribute items to Argos stores for collection by buyers. Now that partnership has grown massively with Click & Collect.The trial used 150 Argos stores and had 50 eBay sellers taking part. This... >>

ZTE Open C Firefox OS phone available exclusively through eBay before general release

ZTE Open C Firefox OS phone available exclusively through eBay before general release

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ZTE is selling its Firefox OS smartphone, the Open C, exclusively through eBay before putting it on general release next month.The handset is a cheap-as-chips device with a 4-inch 800 x 480 screen, 1.2GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 processor, 512MB... >>

HTC One (M8) 2014 flagship hits eBay for $500 ahead of official unveiling

HTC One (M8) 2014 flagship hits eBay for $500 ahead of official unveiling

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The yet-to-be-announced HTC One (M8) was listed for sale via an eBay listing earlier today, but the leaked flagship has already been purchased for $499.99 (£301).The eBay listing described HTC's upcoming handset as a 2014 Verizon Wireless-branded HTC... >>

Ebay acquires PhiSix so you can try on garments in a virtual dressing room before buying online

Ebay acquires PhiSix so you can try on garments in a virtual dressing room before buying online

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Ebay has acquired computer graphic company PhiSix for an undisclosed amount, with the hopes of creating 3D models of clothing for shoppers who want to try on virtually garments for sale through its online marketplace.Jonathan Su, a former DreamWorks... >>

Brits don't think bigger is better: 60 per cent buy smaller tablets on eBay for mobile shopping, says study

Brits don't think bigger is better: 60 per cent buy smaller tablets on eBay for mobile shopping, says study

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Online retailer eBay has published research data compiled by analytics firm Conlumino, revealing that Brits are buying smaller tablets on eBay in droves and using them to shop more often.The research data showed that 60 per cent of Brits are shopping... >>

Teen buys £450 Xbox One on eBay and only receives photo of console

Teen buys £450 Xbox One on eBay and only receives photo of console

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'Tis the season for...online scams and fraudulent activity.A 19-year-old Nottingham teenager tried to buy a Day One version of Microsoft's Xbox One for £450 on eBay last week, but he was sorely disappointed when he received his parcel and it contained... >>

Exclusive white Xbox One now up for charity auction on eBay

Exclusive white Xbox One now up for charity auction on eBay

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Do you want to own a white Xbox One? You're in luck. There's one listed an eBay with a current bid of £915 (and rising).Yes, that's more than double the price of a regular, black Xbox One, but this machine also comes with a bit of a background story.... >>

Curated collections on eBay introduced, featuring expert curators like Pharrell Williams

Curated collections on eBay introduced, featuring expert curators like Pharrell Williams

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Online marketplace eBay has announced a new feature that's suppose to bolster your personal shopping experience, and it's called curated collections.As part of curated collections, trendsetters and expert curators - such as Solange Knowles, Pharrell Williams... >>

eBay Now coming to UK beginning of 2014, starting in London

eBay Now coming to UK beginning of 2014, starting in London

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The one-hour delivery service by eBay, eBay Now, is coming to the UK and specifically London at the beginning of next year.After a successful launch in San Francisco, the online retailer will be bringing it to Europe starting in the English capital. It... >>

eBay partners with Argos for Click & Collect service in UK, blueprint for global rollout

eBay partners with Argos for Click & Collect service in UK, blueprint for global rollout

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Online retailer eBay has launched a Click & Collect service for the UK in partnership with high street store chain Argos. The scheme allows buyers to purchase items from selected eBay merchants on the site and pick up their items from Argos.During its... >>

eBay acquires Decide to help shoppers decide what to buy, when to buy

eBay acquires Decide to help shoppers decide what to buy, when to buy

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Price comparison website Decide.com has been acquired by eBay.Decide announced the news on Friday and alerted users that it would completely shut down services on 30 September. The acquisition apparently comes just one year after Decide began experimenting... >>

Galaxy Gear is launching with 12 featured apps, including eBay, MyFitnessPal and more

Galaxy Gear is launching with 12 featured apps, including eBay, MyFitnessPal and more

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They say, what's a smart device if you don't have apps?Luckily, even though it is a watch, Samsung's not skimping on apps available for its Galaxy Gear - a product just announced at IFA 2013. Smart indeed.Compatible with Samsung's 1.6-inch 320 x 320... >>

My Gadgets by eBay makes it easier to sell your electronics, track resale value

My Gadgets by eBay makes it easier to sell your electronics, track resale value

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eBay has opened up a new service that will make it easier for gadget fans to sell their surplus devices. Simply called My Gadgets, the new service for US eBay users will track the value of the devices you own, making it easy to see when you should be... >>

eBay trials fashion personalisation tech, get suggestions based on style and size

eBay trials fashion personalisation tech, get suggestions based on style and size

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Online retail portal eBay is trialling a personalised recommendation tech from the UK to help users find the exact size and style of clothes that suit them. Working with London start-up Dressipi, the site will adopt the Brit firm's proprietary technology... >>

eBay Now arrives on desktop, expands US coverage for one-hour delivery

eBay Now arrives on desktop, expands US coverage for one-hour delivery

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eBay announced on Monday that eBay Now has finally branched from mobile-only to desktop. eBay’s local shopping service - previously limited to mobile users as an app - allows consumers to experience a "store to door" shopping experience. Now, with the... >>

eBay Exact for iOS launches, a store for customisable 3D-printed products

eBay Exact for iOS launches, a store for customisable 3D-printed products

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Online retailer eBay has launched  a store for customisable 3D-printed products via an iOS app called eBay Exact.The new app essentially lets iOS users buy 3D-printed products while on the go from 3D-printing companies MakerBot, Sculpteo and Hot Pop... >>

Microsoft was planning Amazon and eBay rival called Project Brazil

Microsoft was planning Amazon and eBay rival called Project Brazil

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Details of a Microsoft designed marketplace called Project Brazil which never came to fruition have appeared online. Revealed by The Wall Street Journal, the Amazon rival was actually very close to release, but stumbled at the last minute.The plan was... >>

Want to get rid of your boss? Full-size Robocop ED-209 available on eBay

Want to get rid of your boss? Full-size Robocop ED-209 available on eBay

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Movie memorabilia store Hollywood Parts is selling a full-size, 10ft-tall ED-209 robot from Robocop 2 on eBay. And although there is absolutely no way that Mrs Pocket-lint would allow the thing through the door, we have to say we're tempted.Built either... >>

eBay auction sees $550,000 game collection go on sale

eBay auction sees $550,000 game collection go on sale

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In what has to be the ultimate video game collection ever amassed, a 6,850-title auction has just been listed on eBay.The asking priced is $550,000 for the lot, which includes more than 330 games consoles, 220 controllers and 185 accessories. It is, hands... >>

Xbox 720 'Durango' development kit for sale on eBay

Xbox 720 'Durango' development kit for sale on eBay

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An auction of what is purported to be a Durango development kit has started on eBay... again. And it's currently standing $15,100 after 24 bids with more than six days to go."Durango" is Microsoft's code name for what is otherwise known as the Xbox 720,... >>

eBay unveils same-day shipping iOS app, eBay Now

eBay unveils same-day shipping iOS app, eBay Now

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An iOS app is being trialled by eBay that will see customers receive a delivery just an hour after ordering it. Currently in beta, eBay Now is already being used by customers in San Francisco.There is a $5 delivery fee for each order on purchases over... >>

London 2012 Olympics tickets: how to buy them online - it’s not too late

London 2012 Olympics tickets: how to buy them online - it’s not too late

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With the London 2012 Olympics all but upon us, you’re probably in one of  two camps. The first - let’s call it the Happy Camp - is a group who have tickets to the Olympic Games, are thoroughly excited and getting more and more so as the time draws... >>

Prototype iPad with dual dock connectors fetches $10,800 on eBay

Prototype iPad with dual dock connectors fetches $10,800 on eBay

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A prototype model of the first-generation iPad has been sold on eBay for a whopping $10,800. Purportedly one of the later test versions to have been created before Apple launched its premier tablet device, it has a couple of features not seen on the final... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Official eBay Android App review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Official eBay Android App review (Android)

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When it comes to shopping online, eBay occupies an odd position. It's a community as much as a shopping mall, a place you can buy just about anything, be that from a real shop or someone's garage. But the internet would certainly be a duller place without... >>

Best iPad shopping apps

Best iPad shopping apps

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You like shopping we know you do, but can you use the iPad to show from the comfort of your sofa?Of course you can and here are an array of apps that highlight was is not only possible but that should make your life a lot easier when it comes to getting... >>

Best Windows Phone 7 apps

Best Windows Phone 7 apps

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So you've got a Windows Phone 7 phone, and now you need to fill it with lovely Windows Phone 7 apps. But with over 45,000 apps available for the Microsoft platform what are the best ones to get and are there any that take advantage of the Metro interface. We've... >>

Credit Crunch Christmas: Kinect sensor and two games under £100

Credit Crunch Christmas: Kinect sensor and two games under £100

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The Kinect for Xbox 360 sensor seems to be going from strength to strength, so if you've been thinking about getting in on some controller-free action then this deal via eBay from gaming store ShopTo might well be of interest.You can pick up a Kinect... >>

Best Android shopping apps

Best Android shopping apps

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The best Android shopping apps come for free. After all, why would someone charge you for one when you're about to spend so much money with them because of it? So, picking a bunch out from the Android Market and downloading until you find the ones that... >>

eBay Christmas Boutique opens in London

eBay Christmas Boutique opens in London

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In The 40-Year-Old Virgin there's a scene where a customer to the eBay store wants to buy some shoes that he's seen on display."You're making it extremely difficult for me," he says, when he finds out that he's unable to just buy the shoes there and then,... >>

Forget iPhone 5, eBay expects huge increase in iPhone 4 sales

Forget iPhone 5, eBay expects huge increase in iPhone 4 sales

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Gearing up to buy an iPhone 4 when the iPhone 5 is released in the UK? Then you aren’t alone according to eBay, who is expecting a 70 per cent increase in sales of the iPhone 4 in the coming weeks following the launch of the iPhone 5 from Apple."With... >>

7 days living with... a tablet

7 days living with... a tablet

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There has been a question buzzing round the Internet ever since the launch of the iPad which we, today, and the last 7 days, as a matter of fact, have attempted to answer. That question is this - does anyone actually need a tablet? While a few of the... >>

Shazam offers Fandroids free tagging

Shazam offers Fandroids free tagging

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Shazam has announced that Android users will benefit from free unlimited tagging from now until January.Previously, it was only users who coughed up a subscription fee for Shazam Encore who could tag away as much as they pleased, but the updated Android... >>

Heston Blumenthal's Hidden Orange Christmas Pudding - the hottest thing on eBay

Heston Blumenthal's Hidden Orange Christmas Pudding - the hottest thing on eBay

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We've seen it recently with Take That tickets, where they sold out so quickly that a thriving eBay market sprung up offering them at - sometimes - huge mark-ups. However, little did we know that the next bidding sensation would come in such a tasty guise.Heston... >>

Windows Phone 7 - what apps did we get?

Windows Phone 7 - what apps did we get?

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Last week we detailed a few apps we wanted to see on Windows Phone 7 when it finally launched. Well Microsoft’s newest mobile platform has launched across networks and a range of devices globally today, so we thought we’d come back and see what we’ve... >>

Sega CD Night Trap's original cover art up for grabs on ebay

Sega CD Night Trap's original cover art up for grabs on ebay

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Of all the games that came out on Sega CD in the early 90s (what, there was more than one?), Night Trap was the most infamous. Partly because it was a new example of the sort of crossover gaming that Hollywood wannabes tried to hawk onto unsuspecting... >>

APP OF THE DAY - eBay (BlackBerry)

APP OF THE DAY - eBay (BlackBerry)

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It's the end of the day and you feel glum, but fear not friend it's time for fun. We bring you apps of all shapes and size, today we've something that's no surprise: An app from RIM and eBay you've guessed, brings bargains to BlackBerrys, from cars... >>

Facebook "cult" hoodie, as seen on CEO Zuckerberg, up for sale

Facebook "cult" hoodie, as seen on CEO Zuckerberg, up for sale

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When Facebook founder and CEO, was interviewed at the D8 conference last week he was sporting a rather strange hoodie that had some Masons-esque logo inside presumably foretelling the end of the world.Well it seems you can now own not that exact hoodie,... >>

NES game sells for $41,300

NES game sells for $41,300

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A ultra-rare NES game titled "Stadium Events" has sold for more than $40,000 in an eBay auction. The NTSC title, which is unopened and factory sealed, attracted 115 bids before a winning figure of $41,300 was settled upon.The reason for the rarity and... >>

Sold out Barnes and Noble Nooks selling for as much as $750 on eBay

Sold out Barnes and Noble Nooks selling for as much as $750 on eBay

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As new customers hoping to order a Barnes & Noble "Nook" ebook reader are greeted with the news that the next available stock is not due until February 2010, the sought after device is seeing eBay sales success for those that did pre-order early. The... >>

How to shop safe online

How to shop safe online

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America may have its Black Friday but today is Mega Monday in the UK - the day on which Christmas shopping traditionally goes berserk. The first Monday in December is the day we take a look at the calendar, realise where we are and that we've ignored... >>

Google, Yahoo, eBay and Facebook confront UK Government

Google, Yahoo, eBay and Facebook confront UK Government

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Google, Facebook, Yahoo and eBay have launched a blistering attack on Lord Mandelson, expressing "grave concerns" about his plans to change copyright laws in the recently-proposed Digital Economy bill.The four companies have strongly objected to clause... >>

Internet Explorer 8 and eBay join forces for "secure" Christmas shopping

Internet Explorer 8 and eBay join forces for "secure" Christmas shopping

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Utilising the Internet Explorer 8 Web Slice feature, Microsoft and eBay have teamed up to give real-time updates from eBay's daily deals."Customers will receive continuing updates and detailed information about these Daily Deals for eBay, all within the... >>

eBay unveils BlackBerry auction app

eBay unveils BlackBerry auction app

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If you're a hardened eBay fiend, then you'll know the value of watching your auctions like a hawk. If you're desperate to bag that multipack of pipe cleaners in rare colours, or R2D2 pencil sharpener, or sample of Chuck Norris' nostril hair, then you... >>

Banned Xbox 360s flood e-commerce sites

Banned Xbox 360s flood e-commerce sites

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If you're thinking about picking up a second-hand Xbox 360 in the next couple of months, be very careful. As a result of the mass banning of about 3% of the console's userbase from Xbox Live, many unlucky gamers are attempting to offload their consoles... >>

Skype and Joltid settle

Skype and Joltid settle

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eBay's Skype has reached a settlement with Joltid over a breach of license that will now see the sale of the VoIP firm go through without litigation hassles. Joltid Ltd, a Swedish firm owned by Skype founders Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis, had claimed... >>