That was great. You know in 1973 (when motorola started working on the first handheld phone prototype) AT&T was not only the largest company in the US (and I think the world), but they were petitioning the FCC to be given a monopoly for nationwide cellular service. On top of that they believed cell phones should only be in cars and there was no need to carry them.
Yeah, I saw a documentary on cell phones and funny to note that AT&T was only pushing for car phones and nothing else, while Motorola was pushing for portable cell phones. Also, I didn't realize it, but America was one of the last developed countries to get cell phone service, because of the legal battles between AT&T and Moto...
Speaking of the iPhone generation, it's funny to note that there's still tonnes of people that say all they want a phone to do is make and receive phone calls :laughing:
That is me, but I am slowly cracking. I will be forced to use text messaging because many CLSB users prefer to use it instead of just calling people . So, I may just give up the individual pieces and put it all on one device. The only thing I fear there is theft or lost, it would be similar to someone stealing your wallet. Some things you may not ever replace, or would be a major pain in the ass to rebuild. With separate devices, the chances of losing everything at one time is slim.
I was one that only wanted a "cell" to make calls and such than I carried a Treo and being able to have Portals loaded with all the info I needed and my emails as well as "cell" service, I could never go back to not having Internet on my phone again - I carry a Samsung Flip right now but the Net is lightnig fast and it does all I need it to and more plus it is so thin and light I never even know it is ibn my pocket