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Another Original Apple I Goes on the Auction Block

Another one of the 50 original Apple I computers built in a garage by the Apple co-founders Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak is on the auction block, and is expected to draw bids of up to half a million dollars.

Gizmodo:

The computer had to be soldered together by the buyer and cost $666.66 in 1976 –

Steve Jobs

Twitter adds follow suggestions to iPhone app’s main timeline

Twitter has announced a new update to its iPhone app that will make it easier for users to track down new people to follow.

Having apparently come to the conclusion that many users are eager to see more content they didn’t ask for in their main timelines, the social network will now present a list …

Twitter

Apple’s AirPort Extreme vs Google’s OnHub: two powerhouse routers, separated by software

Google’s new OnHub, or Apple’s tried-and-true AirPort Extreme? Many will face a choice when shopping for a new router, but choosing between these two isn’t as cut-and-dry as it might seem. Both pack a punch, but the intangibles set them apart.

Hardware

OnHub is plastic-y, and light. AirPort Extreme …

Google

Apple begins decorating Bill Graham Civic Auditorium for next week’s iPhone 6S event

The very first Apple logos have started appearing at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, which will be the site of next week’s iPhone 6S/Apple TV event. A few photos have hit Twitter showing the company’s banners being put up in preparation for the event…

Apple has also raised several flags in front …

iPhone

Sweatproof Audio Wireless Bluetooth Stereo Headset

product

39.00

USD

Can connect two phones at the same time Vibration to remind your the incoming calls Built-in two …

Bluetooth

Charging 8-pin Data Cable USB Bracelet for iDevices

$15.00

Features bracelet design, convenient to take along
A great decoration for your wrist
8-pin charging data cable for Apple Products (iPhone, iPad, …

iPhone

LG G Pad 2 10.1 hands-on and first look

LG’s tablet offerings haven’t necessarily been all that exciting as of late, at least when it comes to the high-end market. That all seems to be …

Tablets

Customizing the Moto X Pure Edition with Moto Maker

With the Moto X Pure Edition, Motorola is taking an unconventional approach. The company’s flagship phone will not be available through any carriers …

You can now spy on the giant tortoises from the Galapagos Islands on Google Street View

Google recently launched a standalone Street View app for mobile phones, and now you can keep up with the giant tortoises of the Galapagos Islands. …

Google

Google Street View becomes standalone app, aimed at exploration

Google Street View has long been a staple of Google Maps, allowing you to explore an area as if you were there. It’s incredibly useful for looking …

Google

Report: Google Prepares To Return To Mainland China With A Stripped Down Google Play

Google famously pulled out of China in 2010 following a data breach that it traced back to the Chinese government. It was the final straw as Google …

Google

A quick look at the new Sony Xperia Z5 camera

Sony just recently unveiled a trio of high-end Android-powered smartphones, the Xperia Z5, Z5 Compact and Z5 Premium. Along with a great overall …

Cameras

Moto Surround vs LG Tone Infinim vs Samsung Gear Circle

Bluetooth headphones can be a life saver, as long as you know which one fits your needs.It may hard be to take $100 Bluetooth headphones seriously …

Samsung

Doc Rivers wants to keep Paul Pierce healthy for playoffs

BOSTON -- Reunited with Paul Pierce this offseason, Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers said Wednesday night he has yet to determine a set role for the veteran swingman.

Rivers did, however, have an idea how the 37-year-old could help his team.

"Well, hopefully make some shots when we are up 20 in …

Paul Pierce

Cavs make J.R. Smith signing official

CLEVELAND -- The Cavaliers made the re-signing of guard J.R. Smith official.

Smith announced last month that he was returning for a second year with the Cavs, who acquired him last season along with Iman Shumpert in a trade with the New York Knicks. The 11-year veteran made 45 starts for Cleveland, …

J. R. Smith

Grizzlies' first-rounder Jarell Martin to have surgery on left foot Thursday

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Memphis Grizzlies first-round draft pick Jarell Martin has a fractured left foot.

The Grizzlies announced Wednesday that the forward from LSU injured his foot while colliding with another player during a workout earlier that day. Martin will undergo surgery Thursday, and there is …

Memphis Grizzlies

Glen Davis has ankle surgery, to be sidelined 2-3 months

Unsigned forward Glen Davis, who reportedly has had conversations about returning to the Los Angeles Clippers, will be sidelined for two to three months after having surgery on his left ankle, the Los Angeles Times reported Wednesday.

The newspaper, citing an NBA official, said Davis had ligaments …

NBA

Ty Lawson happy to be with Rockets, calls trade 'breath of fresh air'

Newly acquired starting point guard Ty Lawson said the trade from the Denver Nuggets to the Houston Rockets will be a fresh start and that he's the missing piece the team needs in its quest to reach the NBA Finals.

"Oh yeah, for sure," Lawson told Fox 26 Houston. "I was like, before I even came to …

Houston Rockets

Dikembe Mutombo's No. 55 to be retired by Hawks on Nov. 24

The Atlanta Hawks will retire Dikembe Mutombo's No. 55 on Nov. 24, when the team will be hosting the Boston Celtics.

Hawks CEO Steve Koonin made the announcement Tuesday, also declaring Sept. 1, 2015, as Dikembe Mutombo Day.

Mutombo, who was surprised by Koonin's announcement, teared up when he heard …

Dikembe Mutombo

Public viewing for Darryl Dawkins set for Tuesday in Catasauqua, Pa.

CATASAUQUA, Pa. -- Fans will get their chance to remember former NBA great Darryl Dawkins.

A public viewing is taking place Tuesday between 4 and 8 p.m. at St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Catasauqua.

Parking is available at the Catasauqua pool on American Street, and a shuttle bus will run …

Darryl Dawkins

Dwight Howard won't face charges for gun in bag at Houston airport

HOUSTON -- Rockets center Dwight Howard was detained at George Bush Intercontinental Airport on Friday for having a handgun in his carry-on bag.

Houston Police Department spokesperson Kese Smith said Wednesday that Howard was stopped at Terminal E at 7 a.m. when Transportation Security …

Airports

Assistant convicted of $2 million theft from ex-NBA star Gilbert Arenas

ORLANDO, Fla. -- A federal jury has convicted a former personal assistant of Gilbert Arenas of stealing more than $2 million from the former NBA basketball player.

The jury on Wednesday found 40-year-old John White guilty of 11 counts of wire fraud and four counts of filing a false tax-related …

Fraud

Kings VP of basketball operations Vlade Divac adds title of GM

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Vlade Divac has added the title of general manager of the Sacramento Kings.

The Kings announced Monday that Divac will serve as vice president of basketball operations and general manager. Divac was hired in March as vice president of basketball and franchise operations.

The …

Sacramento Kings

Celtics Summer Forecast: Rare extensions

The Boston Celtics have three extension-eligible players from the class of 2012 in Jared Sullinger, Tyler Zeller, and Perry Jones III, along with the necessary cap flexibility to consider hammering out deals before the Oct. 31 deadline.

For Day 10 of our Celtics Summer Forecast, we asked the 17 …

Boston

Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O'Neal clear the air in wide-ranging podcast

Constant clashes ultimately led to a bitter breakup between Shaquille O’Neal and Kobe Bryant, but the two stars addressed their relationship on O’Neal’s “The Big Podcast with Shaq,” which was made available Monday.

“It’s time to clear the air,” O’Neal said, “because I’ve said many times that we were …

Podcasting

Report: Clippers C DeAndre Jordan drops agents after tumultuous summer

Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan has split with his representatives at Relativity Media, Dan Fegan and Jarinn Akana, according to a report by the Los Angeles Times.

Jordan told the agents of his decision a few days after the NBA fined the Clippers $250,000 for violating league rules while …

DeAndre Jordan

Mozilla begins testing Firefox for iOS in New Zealand

Mozilla has begun rolling out the first public preview of its Firefox browser for iOS, starting with users in New Zealand.

We first heard about the new browser version last December; in May, Mozilla began accepting requests for its beta program. It’s now ready for people to start trying Firefox and …

Firefox

Why it's unlikely Patriots will look to recoup draft picks and fine

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- With New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady having his four-game suspension vacated by U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman on Thursday, the question has been asked: Will owner Robert Kraft look to recoup the draft picks stripped by the NFL (2016 first-rounder, 2017 …

Robert Kraft

Colts uncertain of Arthur Jones' return date after surgery

INDIANAPOLIS -- Indianapolis Colts defensive tackle Arthur Jones will have surgery on his injured left ankle, coach Chuck Pagano said after Thursday's 9-6 preseason loss to the Cincinnati Bengals.

"Timetable? I don't have an idea on how long that's going to be," Pagano said.

Jones injured his ankle …

Indianapolis Colts

Falcons LB Brooks Reed has groin surgery, could be out up to 6 weeks

ATLANTA -- Atlanta Falcons starting strongside linebacker Brooks Reed underwent groin surgery, and his timetable for a return is unclear, coach Dan Quinn said Thursday night.

Reed, who signed a five-year, $22.5 million contract ($9 million guaranteed) after leaving the Houston Texans, has battled …

Atlanta Falcons