Posts tagged ‘telephone’

World’s first Android phone

Phones have come a long way since Innocenzo Manzetti played around with the idea of a “speaking telegraph” in 1844. Development of the landline […]

04/26/2013. Category: technology. Tags: ,

Alexander Graham Bell disliked telephones

When the telephone was introduced in 1876, a Western Union internal memo noted: “This ‘telephone’ has too many shortcomings to be seriously […]

04/19/2011. Category: inventions. Tags:

Famous products invented by different people at the same time

Great minds thinks alike. When Johann Vaaler patented his paperclip in 1901, there already were similar designs by William Middlebrook and Cornelius […]

02/08/2010. Category: inventions. Tags: , ,

Music first sent down a telephone line in 1876

So you think downloading music from the Internet via a phone line is a really cool modern thing? Not so. In 1896, […]

02/04/2010. Category: inventions. Tags: , ,