Buyer beware: Those Apple Watch “prototypes” for sale are not real

Buyer beware: Those Apple Watch “prototypes” for sale are not real
You really should not be surprised that purported prototypes of unreleased devices are making their way to the surface, luring eager, gullible minds into giving up their hard-earned money on the promise of being “the very first” person with the latest and greatest gadget.

Some poor sap bid $260 on eBay for a “prototype” Apple Watch today. Sadly, this watch is a dead-ringer for the fakes that were spotted being sold at CES for under $30 apiece.

Of course, this item that sold on eBay has an Apple logo on the back so it must be authentic right? On top of that, the seller claims that this unit was obtained by his or her cousin that purportedly works at Apple.  eBay accounts sometimes get compromised and given this seller had not sold anything in several months raises a flag or two. Probably the only consolation is that the purchase is protected by eBay's money back guarantee.

We like being first too, but don’t let yourself get carried away, lest you experience the old adage, “A fool and his money are soon parted.”


via: Cult of Mac

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11 Comments

1. Mxyzptlk unregistered

I want Apple to shut up and take my damn monies for this like right now but use common sense people.

4. frydaexiii

Posts: 1476; Member since: Dec 01, 2011

You'll find that common sense is not very common nowadays...

5. jaytai0106

Posts: 1888; Member since: Mar 30, 2011

I think they stop handing out common sense after certain year....

7. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

He never make sense in the first place

9. Mxyzptlk unregistered

I say the same thing after I read one of your pointless comments.

10. darkkjedii

Posts: 30833; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Ditto.

8. engineer-1701d unregistered

i want jimmy kimmel to get one of the $30 dollar fakes and put it on the street let people try it out and ask what they think of it, should e great just like the casio apple watch x)

11. RandomUsername

Posts: 808; Member since: Oct 29, 2013

"shut up and take my damn monies" ... "common sense" ... DOES NOT COMPUTE.

2. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

LOL!!!

3. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2260; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

not real ...toys

6. iOSLMFAO

Posts: 290; Member since: Dec 15, 2014

iOS users, LOL

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