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In April 1973, Martin Cooper placed the first call from a wireless cellular phone. Here’s a video from PBS Digital Studios about how Martin came up with his cellphone idea and how he turned it into a profitable business model for Motorola and other tech companies.

I don’t know why exactly, but the fact that the first GSM phone call (made on July 1, 1991 by Finnish Prime Minister Harri Holkeri) was recorded on video seems downright cool. The GSM revolution kicked off so many things I take for granted today like SMS, SIM cards, 3G, and the capability of daily […]


If you haven’t heard already, Google announced the next generation of their Nexus cellular device called the Nexus S. It’s based off of the Samsung Galaxy S phone and so far early reviews of it are fairly positive all around. I don’t foresee myself getting one (unless it’s for review) but what I do love […]

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Photo by Paul Worthington According to the Daily News, 6 Subway systems will be fully wired for underground cell service by the end of next year. I’m hearing so much noise about why this is going to be a bad thing and why this means the end of privacy and quiet train rides…but honestly, WHEN […]


All the information you need to know: $299 with 2-year AT&T contract $375 with 1-year AT&T contract $550 with no contract Oh, and the most important thing is that it’ll be released on November 4, 2008. That’s the same day as Election Day in the United States… Anyway, did you know that AT&T had student […]