America is divided! One faction is powerful and entrenched. The other is respected by the rest of the world, but can't seem to seize power here. I'm talking, obviously, about our cellphones.
Want to know why providing cell service is tricky? This great infographic from Cellphones.org helps you understand the basics of how your magic phone actually works. See the whole thing after the jump.
Oh, TDMA, we hardly knew you! You and your analog friends over at Cingular are still used by 2.5 million former AT&T subscribers, but by 2008 they'll have to buy a new GSM phone or lose service. Fair? No. An example of what happens when you invest too heavily in one, proprietary standard? Absolutely!