I know I am totally behind on this but this is a very interesting video on how iPads are made at the infamous Foxconn factory:
Of course, the fact that workers are lining up to take these jobs is often used as an argument that the low wages and lousy working conditions (which have improved after much negative publicity) are not an issue, because otherwise, people would simply not apply to work there. Or that as bad as these jobs may be, they are better than what is available in rural China. But these are all after-the-facts rationalizations to make ourselves feel better about the exploitation of oversees workers and they are often followed by the accusatory question regarding whether one would want to pay much, much more for electronic gizmos.
In other words, this is what was extracted by Apple from its workers. It would be perfectly possible to significantly increase workers’ wages because of this: