The World’s First Mobile Phone Needed An Umbrella And A Fire Hydrant To Work

It’s hard to imagine a time when the world didn’t have smartphones, let alone ordinary mobile phones. But phones have come a heck of a long way since the first ever mobile phone hit the street, way back in 1922.

It was a two-woman job to make a call back then.

Amazing that they seemingly even had the dreaded hold music back then. Now that really was talking over the “wireless”. [Daily Mail]

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