Old Apple iPhones don’t die, they get recycled


Have you ever wondered how Apple disposes of iPhone units that it can’t resell? CNET reported today on the 9,000 square foot warehouse in Austin, Texas that Apple uses to recycle parts from dead iPhone corpses. Inside this warehouse is a robot named Daisy that can disassemble 15 different iPhone models at a rate of up to 200 per hour. You might recall that we told you about her last year. Besides using Daisy to recycle iPhone parts, Apple plans on licensing the technology to other companies. That is, after it receives a patent for the robot.
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