A Short Note On No Cell Phones?

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Jacob Williams Honors English P1 Mrs. Kline 14 March 2016 No Cell Phones? Throughout the years, technology has seen major advancements and improvements. New technological innovations have sparked the interest of many of us throughout the world. From the television in 1927 to the first computer in 1946, technology was experiencing changes that were vital for the basis of the modern world’s success. After the invention of the first computer, many people of all ages and genders throughout the world became vastly intrigued by the innovations and wanted to become a part of it. From there, portable cameras, cassette tapes, laserdiscs, laser printers, were invented, all leading up to one of the most widespread and commonly used communication device of the twenty-first century, the cell phone. The cell phone was first invented in 1973 by a man named Martin Cooper. This specific cellular device originally weighed 1.1 kilograms and was an astonishing twenty-three centimeters long and thirteen centimeters deep and with a width of 4.45 centimeters. In comparison, one of the more modern phones of the twenty-first century, the Iphone 5, weighs around four ounces and measures at 5.5 inches long and 2.5 inches wide with a thickness of around 7 millimeters thick, making it significantly smaller in size compared to its early predecessor. This cell phone was allowed to have a calling time of approximately thirty minutes, which is about ten phone calls throughout the day. Not only did this
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