Mobile Communications And Pervasive Computing Technologies Essay

1872 Words Mar 20th, 2016 8 Pages
“Mobile communications and pervasive computing technologies, together with social contracts that were never possible before, are already beginning to change the way people meet, mate, work, war, buy, sell, govern and create” (Howard Rheingold). The first device that allowed long distance voice communication was the Telephone invented in 1876 by Alexander Bell and Elisha Gray. This was the start to voice communication and lead the way for phones to come which soon became mobile. The first mobile phone was invented on April 3, 1973 by Martin Cooper, who made his first call with it to a rival telecommunications place to brag. That was only the start for in 1993 the first smartphone had been invented by IBM, having touch screen capabilities and only really basic things compared to the smartphones now. Smartphones, Tablets and iPads all come with a camera and calling capabilities. Plus, they connect to the internet and the internet is full of many useful sources. The internet is a global system all interconnected to servers all over the world. These mobile devices all use these for most of their duties such as talking to someone a long distance away, reaching some information you may not know or just keeping people in touch with everything that is going on. Tablets, iPads and Smartphones have improved people’s lives because they have made communication a lot quicker, they have increased communication and interaction with friends and family and they have provided educational…

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