“A series of tweets from noted photographer Kevin Abosch seems to have outed iPod inventor and former Apple executive Tony Fadell as the buyer of a one-of-a-kind Mac Pro and a set of solid gold Apple EarPods at last month’s Product (RED) charity auction,” Shane Cole reports for AppleInsider.
“The metallic red Mac Pro, which was estimated to bring in between $40,000 and $60,000, sold for an astounding $977,000, while the EarPods fetched $461,000 at the auction to benefit The Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria,” Cole reports. “If Fadell is the buyer, that would bring his outlay at the charity event to nearly $1.5 million. Of the Mac Pro, Abosch says Fadell is ‘already trying to hack it.'”
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