Out with the old, in with the new: How to cash in on your used gadgets

We know you've got a treasure trove of old tech stashed away in your house, so we've put together this guide to help you turn that clutter into cash.


How to buy and sell electronics on eBay or Craigslist

Looking to turn your old electronics into cash? Your best chance of getting a decent price is on eBay and Craigslist. Here are some tips on how to prepare your device, write an ad, handle the sale, and make money.


College student finds another eBay security flaw, could be used to hijack accounts

19-year-old college student Jordan Lee Jones, who is also a security researcher, has discovered another eBay security flaw that could allow hackers to hijack user accounts. You can learn more here.


eBay tells all users to reset passwords after security breach

eBay is telling all of its users to reset their password after discovering a security breach involving a database holding a wide range of personal information, including customers’ names, encrypted passwords, and email addresses.


ZTE Open C, complete with Firefox OS 1.3, now available to buy through eBay for $100

ZTE has put the new Open C smartphone on sale for $100 exclusively through its own eBay store. It's a basic device which happens to run the latest version of Mozilla's Firefox OS software.


eBay adds a category for virtual currencies

You know that your cryptocurrency of choice  is gaining mainstream traction when it starts appearing on the world’s biggest auction site: eBay has just added a virtual currency section, enabling buyers and sellers to trade Bitcoin, Dogecoin and other…


Rare Nintendo cartridge fetches $99,902 on eBay

A scruffy-looking copy of Nintendo World Championship — originally given out to 90 competition winners in 1991 — has sold for a record-breaking fee on eBay, assuming the winning bid is genuine.


Cash, trash, or karma: How to get rid of your old gadgets

Each holiday season leaves obsolete and replaced devices and electronics gathering dust in closets, drawers, spare rooms, and basements. Here's how to get it out of your life for good.


Mac Pro selling for more than double on eBay

Sometimes when there are product shortages in the tech world, the people who got in on the game early attempt to capitalize by selling the new stuff on eBay. It's happening again with the Mac Pro.


Best online thrift stores

Sometimes trekking down to the local Goodwill can be a real chore. Here are our picks for the best online thrift stores so you can do your secondhand shopping completely online.

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Teenage dad spends $750 for a picture of the Xbox One

Definitely a terrible way to nearly lose money meant for your child's Christmas gifts, a recent eBay auction for the popular Xbox One gaming console didn't turn out exactly as planned for one father.


How to sell (anything) on eBay

Thinking about selling some of your rag-and-bone wears of on the Web's premium auction house but don't know where to begin? Check out our guide on how to sell items on eBay for a comprehensive look at what it takes to curate and craft a solid eBay listing.


Microsoft launches eBay store in time for holiday season

Google is opening a number of Winter Wonderlab showrooms over the holiday season, and Intel has a number of pop-up stores planned too. And now Microsoft has announced, just in time for gift-hunting shoppers, a brand new store on eBay.


Capitalism prevails! This rare Soviet spy lens will set you back $400,000

A rare "Soviet spy lens" has been listed on eBay for almost half-a-million dollars, but there are plenty of things that make it highly suspicious. Is it a unique collectible, or is it not as highly prized as its seller would like you to believe?


eBay expands one-hour-delivery service to desktop, more regions

Potentially ideal for people living in New York City, the San Francisco Peninsula, Chicago and Dallas, eBay Now is expanding within those areas and offering a new desktop user interface.