The Mobile Phone 1974

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    Back in 1974 I did a school project on "Communications by Radio, Electricity etc" (my mind groping its way towards IT and telecommunications) and included this drawing of "Telephones of the distant future" which, apart from the separate earpiece, is remarkably like a mobile phone. Note the ruler included for scale.

    Does that mean we're now living in the distant future?

    bixpeppard, TuchWitty, dougbelshaw, and 4 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. ribuck 77 months ago | reply

      Thanks for licensing your drawing to allow re-use. I used it to illustrate an answer to the question How do the specifications of the Nokia N900 and the HTC HD2 (”Leo”) compare?

    2. TuchWitty 73 months ago | reply

      Thanks for your pic. Have used it under Creative Commons to illustrate a post on my blog:

    3. bronwynannh 59 months ago | reply

      thx Catmachine I have used your amazing drawing on a blog post about mobile phones. See:

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