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The cellphone : the history and technology of the gadget that changed the world

Author: Guy Klemens
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2010.
Series: Academic & Nonfiction Books anthology.; NC LIVE module.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The first two chapters deal with bandwidth and radio. Subsequent chapters look at precursors to the contemporary cellphone, including the surprisingly popular car phone of the 1970s, the analog cellphones of the 1980s and early 1990s, and the basic digital phones which preceded the feature-laden, multipurpose devices of today"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Klemens, Guy, 1973-
Cellphone.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2010
(DLC) 2010029782
(OCoLC)607613315
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Guy Klemens
ISBN: 9780786459964 0786459964 0786458674 9780786458677 9786612939082 6612939087
OCLC Number: 667290594
Description: 1 online resource (v, 216 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Bandwidth --
Radio --
Mobile phones --
Analog technology --
The analog cellular phone --
Digital technology --
Digital standards --
The digital cellphone --
The business reaches maturity --
Implications of cellphones --
Inside the cellphone --
Cellphones beyond phones.
Series Title: Academic & Nonfiction Books anthology.; NC LIVE module.
Responsibility: Guy Klemens.
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Presents a history of the cellular phone from its beginnings in the 1940s to the present. It explains the fundamental concepts involved in wireless communication, along with the ramifications of  Read more...

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"well written and illustrated...recommended"--Choice; "historical aspects are quite interesting...information could prove quite useful for research"--Booklist; "recommended"--SciTech Book News.

 
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