40 Years! The Evolution of Cellular Phones

earliest cellphone

Ever wondered how cellphones started? when was the first phone call made and who made the call?

40 years ago, the Vice President of Motorola, Martin Cooper is the first one to make the first call through a cellular phone, and the first one that he called is his rival Bell Labs at AT&T.

30 years after, Steve Jobs and Apple released their very own advance phone and called it the iPhone. Steve made the very first call of their iPhone in a Starbucks Cafe and made an order of 4,000 lattes while the . . . → Read More: 40 Years! The Evolution of Cellular Phones

SoftBank Releases Hello Kitty Branded 007SH KT

SoftBank-007SHKT

The Yahoo Phone is not the only unusual handset Japanese mobile carrier SoftBank rolled out yesterday.  SoftBank subscribers could soon put down their hands on another one, the 007SH KT [JP], which has two selling points: it is designed like a clamshell feature phone (although it runs on Android), and it has Hello Kitty written all over it.

Techinically speaking, the 007SH KT is based from a model SoftBank has launched back in May for the Japanese market.  Produced by Sharp, the so-called AQUOS PHONE THE HYBRID 007SH is being marketed as the world’s first flip . . . → Read More: SoftBank Releases Hello Kitty Branded 007SH KT

T-Mobile Prepaid Services and Handsets, Offered at Family Dollar

T-Mobile is working hard to increase its pre-paid service.  The pink carrier signed an agreement with 7-Eleven to sell the GS170 flip phone in its convenient stores two weeks ago.  Because the transition away from Radio Shack goes on, the carrier has added one more retailer to its list of handset outlets: Family Dollar.

Family Dollar and T-Mobile have been partners for a while already, with T-Mobile providing air time for prepaid handsets of Family Dollars.  However, this marks the first time that T-Mobile will be offering one of its own handsets during the dollar-store retailer.

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