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The cell phone has almost become an extension of the human body as of late. Whether it's texting, tweeting, Facebooking, web-surfing, picture-taking, it has become more and more evident that Americans use their phone to do just about anything and everything. Ubiquitous would be a word that comes to mind but that doesn't quite capture the situation completely.  Remember a day not long ago when bringing a cellphone into a restaurant was considered rude?  Now, if you took a poll at literally any public establishment, all hands would go up if folks were asked "who has a cellphone on them?"... Read more...
Mobile phone penetration has been steadily increasing worldwide for many years, so much so in fact, that recent data suggests there will be more than 5 billion wireless subscriptions by the end of this year. Wow, that’s a ton of Razrs. Another interesting tid-bit—the average age an American receives his or her first cell phone is 8. There are many more wild details listed in this infographic from the Cell Phones Blog. Be sure to check out the section on SAR, or specific absorption rate. Embed this Image on Your Site: [Via: Cell Phones Blog]... Read more...
Do you recall a day when the Internet was first referred to as the "Intergalactic Network?"  Perhaps you recall a little company called CompuServe?  Okay, you're dating yourself now, so be careful.  The sad truth is we recall CompuServe all too well and a few other milestones along the way in this interesting infographic sent over to us from MBA Online.  Ahh, those dial-up modems chirping away at you upon connecting with that BBS you so loved to frequent.  Or maybe you have fond memories of that blazing fast 14.4K modem from U.S. Robotics?  Don't let the kids hear... Read more...
Ever wonder how Apple Computer became the industry icon it is today?  How and why is it that a simple computer manufacturer could endear itself to its customer base so well that some researchers feel that Apple fans are not only just a cult but bordering on religion?  It's not hard to see why certain Apple products are revered so highly among customers, as Apple has been fortunate enough to quite literally revolutionize an entire product category itself more than once in recent history. But where did it all begin?  How did Jobs, Wozniak and a lesser known fellow by the name of Ronald... Read more...