Startup: Mobility is a Relative Term

The first “mobile” phone created in 1956 was the SRA/Ericsson MTA (Mobile Telephone System A). The mobile unit pictured here was basically a 1600MHz analog radio that communicated with a base station that would be hooked up to a traditional land line. It was the first mobile phone that allowed you to dial […]

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User Input: I’d Keep A Tumble Weed If It Had a Light On It

My first couple of computers got me through high school and college, so mobility was important. After that, when I was ready for a high powered beast, I bought my first desktop (there was still quite a gap between desktop and laptop and the “luggable” was still a couple of years away).

I still […]