Remember Those? A Trip Through Technology Then and Now

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    | Posted 2008-07-02

THEN: Motorola DynaTac 8000X

Whither Zack Morris? You know, that guy from "Saved by the Bell" who was always yakking on this thing? In case you missed it, the Motorola DynaTAC 8000X was the world's first commercial handheld cell phone. The 13 by 1.75 by 3.5 inch beast boasted 8 hours of standby time, took 10 hours to recharge, featured an LED display and had enough memory to store 30 numbers.


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