The video attached to this article provides a brief history showing how cell phones have changed in the past 40 years. The video begins by showing the first car phone, which weighed 80 pounds, then shows the first cell phone costing more than $10,000, and ends with the concept of the first implantable phone by the year 2024.
Meet the 1920 radio enthusiast who had the foresight to invent the annoying habit of talking on the phone while in the car. This article provides a reprint from a 1920 newspaper about the first wireless phone.
Could you survive without your mobile phone? Cell phones have become incredibly advanced in a relatively short amount of time, and the possibilities for the future are seemingly endless. This article provides readers with a glimpse of how cell phones began, the change in the purpose of cell phones, the evolution of the shape of the phones, and a look at the future. A good activity to go along with this article would be to interview a variety of age groups to learn how cell phones have changed since their first phone.
In 1973, Martin Cooper changed the world, although he didn't know it yet. Since Mr. Cooper has had such a big influence on the way people communicate today, it would be wise to get to know the man behind the invention!