Buy Steve Jobs’ first Apple stock certificate for just $195,000


It's not quite the equivalent of getting Jobs' 1980 fortune, but it's not too far off.
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If you’re a fan of rare Apple memorabilia, how about this for a collector’s piece: the first ever AAPL stock certificate given to Steve Jobs after Apple went public in 1980.

Yours for the house-remortgaging price of $195,000, this genuine slice of tech history reportedly hung on Jobs’ office wall at Apple until he left/was booted out of the company in 1985.

Apple could troll Samsung by putting a store in its backyard


This could very well be a future arial shot of the Seoul street layout.
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Apple has been opening plenty of Apple stores in China, but it could go even further into East Asia with a brand new retail store — based directly across the street from Samsung’s headquarters in Seoul, South Korea.

We guess Tim Cook’s been taking trolling notes again!

Today in Apple history: iPhone 6 shifts 10 million units at launch


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Apple finally cracked the 10 million sales opening weekend benchmark.
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Sep22September 22, 2014: Apple announces a new sales record for its eagerly anticipated iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, selling a massive 10 million units in the first weekend the handsets are on sale.

Although Apple will topple the record just a year later with the iPhone 6s, that device will have the advantage of going on sale in China on day one — which regulatory delays stop the iPhone 6 from doing.

Apple could transform historic Washington DC building into new store


It's not a giant glass cube, but it's not too shabby!
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Residents of Washington D.C. could be about to get a stunning new Apple flagship store, located at the historic 113-year-old Carnegie Library in Mount Vernon Square.

Negotiations between Apple and the the Events D.C. organization have reportedly been going on since the start of the year, and seem to be working in Apple’s favor.

Telltale’s eagerly anticipated Batman game finally hits iOS


Check out the gorgeous, rotoscoped-style artwork.
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Promising to take you inside the “fractured psyche” of Bruce Wayne, a gorgeously animated new Batman iOS game plunges players into a branching narrative that features plenty of DC Comics’ favorite Bat-characters.

The first episode of Batman: The Telltale Series — from Telltale Games, maker of great iOS titles like Tales from the Borderlands and The Walking Dead — lands today, and it looks like another story-driven winner. Check out the trailer below.