CELL PHONES. By: Minh Phan, Caleb Howard, Tamia Hasan. Introduction:. What is a Cell Phone? Also known as Mobile phone or Wireless Phone. Can be carried from place to place. Makes it easier for people to get in touch with each other. The History of Cell Phones. Pagers
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CELL PHONES By: Minh Phan, Caleb Howard, Tamia Hasan
Introduction: What is a Cell Phone? Also known as Mobile phone or Wireless Phone. Can be carried from place to place. Makes it easier for people to get in touch with each other.
The History of Cell Phones • Pagers • The first cellular phone was named DynaTAC8000x. • Created by Martin Cooper in 1984. • Manufactured by Motorola Inc. • It took about $100 million and a decade to develop.
The First Cell Phone (Cont.) • Weighed 2 pounds • Could store only 30 phone numbers • Battery needed to be charged for 10 hours • 30 minutes talk time Costs $3995!!
Cell Phones Today Today, cell phones offer many new features including: • Web browsing • Email • Instant messaging • Camera • Entertainment • Other multimedia services
Next Generation Phone Concepts: • 3-D display • Screenless • Wireless • Remote Control
PROS Help with legal matters and emergencies • Police track criminals through cell phones • Providing pleading evidence • Quick call for emergencies
Good for school • Forgetting items • School emergencies • Medical issues
Helping poorer countries • 85% of small businesses in South Africa rely on cell phones • 62% in South Africa and 59% in Egypt of small businesses has increased profit • 85% in Tanzania and 79% in South Africa have better relationships
CONS The number of cell phone users has increased every day over the last couple of years and there are currently over 5 billion people using mobile services. While cell phones are helpful, they are dramatically impacting younger generations. Concerns that follow are: -Financial deficits -Cell phone usage while driving -Lack of culture -Grammatical Errors (& becoming "socially awk") http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xTPxZ1n4M-M
References http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/dam/assets/130218180914-concept-phone-kambala-horizontal-gallery.jpg http://media.cmgdigital.com/shared/lt/lt_cache/thumbnail/960/img/photos/2012/09/01/b2/ff/rgz-cell-phones-02_526608a.jpg http://us.cnn.com/2013/02/21/tech/mobile/smartphone-developments-mobile-strategy/index.html?hpt=te_t1 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Motorola_DynaTAC