The Cell Phone Evolution Essay

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The Cell Phone Evolution Table of Contents THE BEGINNING 3 A NEW WAY TO COMMUNICATE 4 PRESENT CELL PHONES 6 FUTURE CELL PHONES……………………………….………………………………….……7 REFERENCES……………………………………………………………………………………8 The Cell Phone Evolution THE BEGINNING Over a century ago, Alexander Graham Bell changed the way people communicated with each other. Back when he invented the phone in 1876, no one could imagine that over the next century, his invention would change the way societies interact and communicate with each other. Since the invention of the telephone, the process of communication has evolved. According to the website Affordablephones.net, before the invention of the telephone, society had only the telegraph as a…show more content…
According to MSNBC, the first cell phone was developed by Dr. Martin Cooper. The phone was considered “a brick” that weighed 28 oz and 13 x 1.75 x 3.5 in. In the early 80s, many cell phones were not made to be hand held. Back then, phones were installed in the car. This created a high demand for car phones. Early edition of car phones like the earlier version of the cell phones were big, shaped like tote bags. They needed the battery of the car, through the lighter outlet for power. Other models came in the briefcase forms. The briefcase held batteries so the user could make calls (http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/7432915/). The earlier model phones were known as first-generation, (1G) (www.historyofcellphones.org/). 1G phones had analogue signals that began in the 1980s. 2G phones were the beginning of digital network signals. With the introduction of the 2G phones, came the introduction of smaller mobile phones. Technological improvements such as energy-efficient electronics and advanced batteries were the cause of the modification (www.historyofcellphones.org/). According to historyofcellphones.org, it was with the 2G network that SMS text messaging came about. The first person-to-person text message was sent in Finland in 1993. Over the years, text messaging has become the preferred choice of communication among our youth. The 2G
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