This Depression-Era Carphone Was Way Ahead of Its Time

Today if your car breaks down or you're in an accident, help is little more than a phone call away. It's something that many drivers of the 21st century take for granted, what with our Space Age smartphone technology. This automotive safety net, of course, wasn't available in the 1930s. But one visionary who was… » 8/13/13 12:40pm 8/13/13 12:40pm

What Was the First Cellphone You Ever Owned?

As of today, shocking as it may be, we as a species have been desperately clutching cell phones like our lives depended on it for the past 40 years. And it's hard not to get a little nostalgic. Because regardless of whether your first handset was a massive grey brick from the 80s, a black, slightly smaller brick from… » 4/03/13 10:29am 4/03/13 10:29am

The Evolution of Mobile, At Its Most Beautiful

Mobile phones have come a long way. And though you probably haven't been following it quite as closely, so has 3D projection mapping. Vodafone uses the technique in this stunning new video that celebrates the cell phone from the Zach Morris days, through the Snake era, and up to the feature-laden smartphones of… » 4/08/11 12:00pm 4/08/11 12:00pm