Tools Toys and Technology

About the Tools You Use and the Toys That Make Life Interesting

Tools Toys and Technology - About the Tools You Use and the Toys That Make Life Interesting

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The first cell phone call was made 45 years ago – on April 3rd, 1973 by Martin Cooper, a Motorola engineer. He jubilantly called Joseph Engel, his rival at Bell Labs. Mobile telephone service had been introduced in 1946 by AT&T; their MTS system linked VHS radio signals to the local telephone system, requiring eighty pounds of hardware mounted in an automobile.

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