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Half of everything brings out the saw in this divorce

iPhone saw

You want the iPhone 5?. Your half coming right up.

It’s hard to say whether one man’s eBay page indicates he’s bitter about his divorce or has taken the division of property too literally.

A German man used saws to divide possessions shared with his estrange wife, giving her half and selling his half on eBay.

Everything, from an iPhone and MacBook Pro to dining room chairs, the mailbox, a teddy bear and their car, was subject to his interpretation of splitting things 50-50.

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eBay’s Apple Watch app brings the auction to your wrist

eBay Apple Watch

The new eBay companion app for Apple Watch doesn’t try too hard.

Online auction site eBay has updated its iOS app to include Apple Watch functionality.

Now, sellers and bidders can keep an eye on their transactions wherever they are.

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Want to look like Drake? eBay has your vintage Apple jacket

Drake talks Apple Music at WWDC.

Drake talks Apple Music at WWDC.

While Eddy Cue was busy winning this year’s worst-dressed award for WWDC 2015, hip-hop icon Drake surprised us all by hitting the stage with a vintage Apple jacket that oozed fashion from every stitch.

The hip-hop icon said he used “this tool called the internet” to score his dope threads, and you can, too, thanks to a number of eBay auctions that are selling vintage Apple jackets just like Drake’s. We haven’t found one yet with the exact same brown leather sleeves, but you can score an all-black Apple jacket that looks pretty similar for $350. If that’s out of your price range there are a bunch of other stylish options.

Check out some of the awesome Apple jackets below:

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Greenpeace awards Apple straight A’s for energy policy

Apple's upcoming Campus 2 is basically a big monument to its energy policy. Photo: Apple

Apple’s upcoming Campus 2 is basically a big monument to its energy policy. Photo: Apple

A new report from environmental organization Greenpeace has given Apple top marks for its policies and movement toward renewable energy.

The 72-page document by senior policy analyst Gary Cook and media officer David Pomerantz serves as an evaluation of current corporate activities, a summary of the state of renewable tech and progress, and a roadmap for how to institute less wasteful programs moving forward.

Apple, which is currently building an environmentally friendly second campus in Cupertino was one of three “Green Internet Innovators” shown on the graphic below, which groups companies from least to most environmentally friendly.

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On eBay and Craigslist, every Apple Watch is pure gold

Photo: Jim Merithew/Cult of Mac

The Apple Watch is a hot ticket on eBay and Craigslist as owners cash in on long wait times. Photo: Jim Merithew/Cult of Mac

With shipping dates for new Apple Watch orders slipping to July and beyond, some owners are selling their devices in hopes of turning a quick profit.

It seems to be working. There’s a brisk trade of Apple Watches on eBay and Craigslist, with some used devices fetching up to twice their retail value.

“I am wearing the watch as we speak,” said one seller, who identified himself as Ben and has a stainless steel Apple Watch on Craigslist for more than $200 over the list price.

“I’ve been wearing the Watch since I posted that hoping to get a small profit,” he said. “Part of me hoped nobody would offer me the extra few hundred because I really wanted to wear this gorgeous first-gen product! I haven’t worn a watch in 10 years.”

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Buy it now? Rare original Apple-1 shows up on eBay

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Yep, this could belong to you. Photo: eBay/auctioncause2

If you think an Apple Watch Edition is rare, you should try getting your hands on an Apple-1 computer.

Only 63 are known to exist, but you can nab one now — provided you cough up the necessary cash. A working Apple-1, owned by its original purchaser and his family for more than 36 years, has appeared on eBay and is currently carrying a bid of $20,600.

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Apple Watches are already hitting eBay with wildly inflated price tags

Did you miss the chance to buy an early-shipping Apple Watch? If this is how you sleep, you may be okay. Photo: AMC

Were you asleep when the Apple Watch preorders started? If this is how you sleep, you may still be able to get one. Photo: AMC

Did you get to your computer too late to get one of the earliest shipping Apple Watches? No problem: Confirmed preorders are already showing up on eBay.

At a premium, of course.

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Classified thermal-imaging and night-vision goodies land on eBay

This night vision device, missing from a $750 million military program, can be yours on eBay for just over $16,000. Photo: eBay

This night-vision device, missing from a $750 million military program, can be yours on eBay for just over $16,000. Photo: The Night Vision Warehouse/eBay

If you search long enough, you can find anything on eBay and Craigslist. That includes lost, expensive military equipment that helps soldiers find roadside bombs.

The Intercept, an investigative reporting website founded by Glenn Greenwald, obtained a Navy intelligence document detailing thermal-optic-imaging and night-vision devices that wound up on a number of websites for sale, including eBay, Craigslist, texasguntalk.com and sportsfisherman.com.

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Steve Jobs’ high school yearbook lands on eBay for $13,000

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The luscious hair didn’t last into the Apple years, unfortunately. Photo: Homestead High School

Have you always wanted to own a piece of Steve Jobs history, while also disposing of $13,000 in a hurry?

If so, you may be the perfect buyer for an eBay copy of the high school yearbook for Steve Jobs’ graduating class, in which the long-haired future Apple co-founder looks more on course to be voted “Most likely to start a progressive rock band” than “Most likely to become CEO of the world’s most valuable company.”

Carrying a Buy It Now price of $12,999.98 (or an opening bid value of $4,999.98), the book currently belongs to a fellow student at Homestead High School, who spoke with Cult of Mac about the sale.

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This old computer fetched nearly $23,000 on eBay

A Commodore International working computer prototype sold on Ebay for $22,862.01. Photo: Thomas Conte/Flicr

A Commodore International working computer prototype sold on eBay for $22,862.01. Photo: Thomas Conté/Flickr CC

Computer users of a certain age remember the Commodore 64. Millions brought the future into their homes with this, their first personal computer.

And if you still have a Commodore 64, dust it off and make sure it’s not a Commodore 65. A model with the higher digit sold on eBay Sunday for close to $23,000.

The 64 still holds sales records. It outsold IBM and Apple during the early 1980s, in part because it sold in retail stores and not just electronics or computer stores.

But the 65? It never made into the stores.

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