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Mobile Phone is 40 Years Old Today

   
3:46 pm on Apr 3, 2013 (gmt 0)

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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.

[usatoday.com...]
4:53 pm on Apr 3, 2013 (gmt 0)

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Diminutive? With more and more function they seem to be getting larger again.
4:59 pm on Apr 3, 2013 (gmt 0)

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They could be older. Here is a possible one from 1938 [youtube.com...]
6:37 pm on Apr 3, 2013 (gmt 0)

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It was the last of the big breakthroughs of the last 100 years (it was preceded jet engines, antibiotics, the electronic computer, the transistor and integrated circuit, etc.)
8:22 am on Apr 4, 2013 (gmt 0)

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sum stuf gotta b unvented
 

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