BTLR; Omen Gaming Hardware, Apple And TV Content, Jamming Cellphones, And Old Tech Worth Money

HP unveils a bunch of new Omen gaming hardware.
To be fair, an omen isn’t necessarily a portent of negative things. If it was, we wouldn’t feel obligated to qualify it using words like “bad.” Still, the word carries with it some fairly ominous overtones, surely not helped by the 1979 film that carried the title, centering around a young antichrist.

Apple considered buying Time Warner last year, will ramp spending on original TV content.
The Financial Times is reporting that Apple considered a buyout of Time Warner late last year, with Apple executive Eddy Cue raising the idea at a meeting with Time Warner’s head of corporate strategy, Olaf Olafsson.

Florida man fined $48k for jamming cellphones while driving.
A Florida man who stashed a high-powered phone jammer under the passenger seat of his Toyota Highlander has been fined a cool $48,000 for disrupting cellular service on his daily commute to Tampa.

A 2001 iPod worth £807.
Millennials’ nostalgia for ‘old-fashioned tech’ drives up prices,
Old iPods, VHS players and CD Walkmen have grown in value as millennials clamour for products which remind them of childhood, research has found.