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New Video Takes Users to iPad Assembly Line

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    A new iPad will cost consumers a minimum of $499.

    But hidden behind that hefty price tag and beyond the components nestled behind a shiny exterior is a Chinese person making on average $14 a day.

    The conditions of Foxconn, Apple's manufacturing partner in China, have long been under scrutiny by labor rights groups and consumers.

    Apple's new CEO Tim Cook has gone on record saying it is a priority to clean up any safety violations at the plant.

    Now American Public Media's Marketplace has put out a behind-the-scenes tour of how an iPad is actually made at Foxconn and what a worker's day actually looks like.