Apple Unveiled A New Robot Named Liam

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Move over WALL-E, we’ve got Liam.

Who’s Liam? Only a robot that disassembles old, non-working iPhones into a bunch of parts that can be recycled and used to refurbish other phones, using materials like gold and copper from the camera.

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Apple introduced the new robot in a video, which explains how it works.

As you watch the video, it’s hard not to wonder when Eve might become part of the picture. Besides, we wouldn’t want WALL-E -- er, Liam -- to get lonely. 

Related: In First-Ever Campaign, Hackers Target Apple Users With Ransomware

Watch Liam in action above.

Edition: June 2017

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