January 16, 2012

ATM turns your old phone into cash

New machines offer eco- and wallet-friendly way to ditch your old technology. USA Today reports.

quotemarksright.jpgDrop your phone into the EcoATM, and the machine will pay you what it believes the handset is worth. The cupboard-sized machine has a large touch screen and a big metal "mouth" where you can place your old phone or MP3 player. It takes pictures of the device to figure out what kind of shape it's in. Then, you choose one of the machine's many cables to connect your device. The machine will figure out if the device's internals are working.quotesmarksleft.jpg

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