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The first mobile phone call was placed 40 years ago today

Trivia for today? Who invented the first cell phone? Read this article and find out who! #HummerGuard #LikeNothingElse


8 Old-School Gadgets That Make Us Nostalgic

First Consumer Cell Phone My boss at Merrill Lynch had one of those white radio phones. Lousy reception...

DynaTAC is a series of cellular telephones manufactured by Motorola, Inc. from 1984 to 1994. The Motorola DynaTAC 8000X commercial portable cellular phone, received approval from the U.S. FCC on September 21, 1983. ,[1] and became the first cell phone to be offered commercially in 1984. It offered 30 minutes of talk time and 8 hours of standby, and a LED display for dialing or recall of one of 30 phone numbers. It was priced at $3,995 in 1983


The Motorola DynaTAC 8000X first received its approval from the U.S. Federal Communications Commission and become the world’s first commercial handheld mobile phone (Cell Phone to the Americans). Description from I searched for this on

40 Years Later, 11 Game-Changing Phones

1984 ... the first US commercial cell phone ... the Motorola DynaTAC--I feel this needs a place on my board in gratitude to where we have come.