lexipixel - 3:46 pm on Apr 3, 2013 (gmt 0)
The mobile phone turns 40 years old
USA TODAY - 10:33a.m. EDT April 3, 2013
On this day in 1973, the most important phone call in technology history was made.
Using a prototype Motorola DynaTAC, inventor Martin Cooper made the first call on a mobile phone. Forty years later, it's considered a brick compared to the diminutive devices we carry around.