Archive for June 22nd, 2012

Apple I computer Auction at Sotheby’s glimpse

Apple I computer built & designed by Steve Jobs & Steve Woznaik in today’s time among rare computers. But still it does not lost its charms. On an auction in Sotheby’s auction Apple I computer which was still in working condition was sold for $374,500 which is 500 times original retail price. Estimated sale price was $150,000 but it was sold for more than its expected price. The compact computer allows typing on computer & operating basic programs.

Earlier when it was built in 1976 there are only few purchasers for that & was sold for $666.66. It was believed that only some of them are in market & 6 are in working condition. Last time in 2010 it fetches $213,000 & now it was sold for more than that break its own earlier record.

On the auction 2 bidders have a tough competition over its purchase but at last it was sold for $375,000 with commission.

Other sales includes F.Scott Fitzgerald story, “I.O.U” FOR $194,500, “Night mare” for $80,000 & “The Ballad of Reading Gaol” for $134,500.

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Download Updated Waze App for iPhone & Android!!!

In this traffic age there is too much crowd every where. To get the wisdom of crowds & save your time Apple has provided real time navigation service that searches gas stations on vicinity of your path. Waze is a live traffic app that helps you to search for cheapest fuel around.

Some times it feels annoying for you to go for the crowded path for your fuel. This 3.2 version helps you to search near by fuel location that is in your path.

For this you just have to

*Tap navigate button.

*Select categories

*Tap gas stations.

You can also update gas prices if you find the difference in price. Not only your gas price & petrol money you save, Waze users will get various discounts. Waze has partnered with various gas stations like Kum, Go, BP, Exxon & Sheel  to provide various discount coupons for 5 to 10 cent off for each gallon of gas on selected stations.

 “We wanted to figure out a way to save you both time and money” Eisnor said.

With category search option you can list bank, parking, stores & various other places. A new feature “Way points” allow you to insert stop on your path so that you can find time for your travel. There is also voice control feature option to report you about various traffic incidents on your path.

There is also an option that is updated i.e. “Destination Search” option that help you search for your destination. You can also share your destination with friends so that they can meet you on the path.

There is also other app for ios that is available in app store that search fuel price “Gas Buddy” but its scope is only inU.S.This is also for US but its hoped that this will be declared internationally. This is for free so there is no risk of trying this app. Click here for download!!!

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