11 Things To Do With Your Old iPhone

September 12, 2012 12:00 AM
11 Things To Do With Your Old iPhone
" NEW YORK (AP) — In case you haven’t heard by now, Apple is unveiling its latest iPhone on Wednesday.

That leaves the question: What should you do with your old one?

The new phones will join some 244 million iPhones sold since the first one launched in 2007.

Some have been lost or stolen. Some of us are still hanging on to our old gadgets in some futile attempt to resist the constant upgrade cycle that technology companies are forcing on us.

But it’s fair to say that millions of iPhones are languishing in desk drawers or gathering dust.

Here are a few things to do with yours to keep it from meeting that fate once you buy the iPhone 5.

1. Give it to your kids so they stop taking yours…

Every parent, aunt and uncle knows that no toy in the history of toys has ever been as appealing to a kid as an iPhone. They are shiny, they have games and grown-ups use them for important things. More importantly, they are either off-limits or doled out in limited quantities as a reward for, say, sitting still for a minute "

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