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Apple’s new recycling robot Daisy will rip apart iPhones


Move over Liam, Daisy is taking over.
Photo: Apple

Apple’s loveable robot Liam has been fired.

As part of Apple’s Earth Day 2018 initiative, the company unveiled Liam’s replacement today named Daisy. The new robot borrows some of the technology from Liam to make an even more efficient iPhone disassembly machine.

Take a look:

Daisy disassembles 200 iPhones per hour.
Photo: Apple

In a blog post about its new Earth Day recycling promotion, Apple also revealed the first details about Daisy, which can churn through 200 iPhones an hour to recycle precious materials. Daisy is made from some parts of Liam. It can disassemble nine different versions of the iPhone and sort components.

Daisy ripping a display off an iPhone.
Photo: Apple

As part of the Earth Day promo, Apple is donating to the non-profit Conservation International everytime someone brings in an old iPhone to the Apple store for recycling. The promotion will be in effect through April 30.


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