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Author Klemens, Guy, 1973-

Title The cellphone : the history and technology of the gadget that changed the world / Guy Klemens
Published Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (v, 216 pages) : illustrations
Series Academic & Nonfiction Books anthology
Academic & Nonfiction Books anthology
NC LIVE module
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
Summary "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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Cell phone systems.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0786459964 (electronic bk.)
9780786459964 (electronic bk.)
(softcover ; alk. paper)