Category Archives: Mobile
Today in 1892, George Blickensderfer received a patent for the first portable typewriter. Advertisements
Today in 1983, the Osborne Computer Corporation declared bankruptcy. The Osborne I, the first portable computer, was designed by company founder Adam Osborne.
Today in 1973, Martin Cooper made a phone call from a prototype Dyna-Tac handheld cellular phone. The phone, which weighed about 2.5 lb, connected Cooper to Dr. Joel S. Engel, head of research at Bell Labs.
Today in 2008, market research firm iSuppli estimated that shipments of notebook computers have exceeded shipments of desktop computers in the third quarter of 2008 for the first time in history. Matthew Wilkins, principal analyst for computer platforms at iSuppli, … Continue reading