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Working Apple-1 computer sold by Steve Jobs himself could fetch $1 million at auction

You can soon purchase the only surviving Apple-1 Personal Computer to come with proof that it was personally sold by Steve Jobs. Auction house Christie’s estimates its value to be between $ 400,000 and $ 600,000. The device was originally the property of Charles Rickett, who wrote a check to Apple for $ 600, along with the words “Purchased 1976 from Steve Jobs in his parents’ garage in Los Altos.”

According to a press release, the computer is fully operational, and will be sold along with the original cancelled check and a second for $ 193 labeled “Software NA programmed by Steve Jobs August 1976.” It seems likely that the Rickett’s Apple-1 will sell for more than $ 1 million, given that The Henry Ford acquired one of the devices for…

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HTC’s Mini+ and Fetch are this year’s strangest smartphone accessories

We’re at an HTC event in London today taking a look a pair of the company’s new smartphone accessories. First up is the Fetch, an NFC and Bluetooth tag that helps you keep track of your phone. To locate your phone, you can just press the button on the Fetch to make a paired phone ring. HTC says it has a maximum range of 15 meters (just under 50 feet), although that figure will likely be considerably reduced if you’re indoors.

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