Posts Tagged ‘Cell Phone’

Reverse Phone Lookup That Prank Call

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

Most of us associate prank calls with pre-teen or teenage years. Unfortunately, this strange pastime can carry into adulthood and become an annoying and sometimes threatening act for those on the other end of the phone.

The First Ever Prank Call

The very first prank call dates back to 1800s. Paul Collins, otherwise known as “The Literary Detective,” found the following excerpt from a newspaper report in 1884:

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Did Cell Phones Change Your Life?

Friday, July 9th, 2010

cellChances are good that you have a cell phone. If so, then you have Martin Cooper to thank.

Back in 1973, Cooper worked for Motorola. One of their top competitors, AT&T, was spending much of their time developing a functional car phone. Cooper felt phones should provide even more personal freedom; he was determined to create a phone that people could use anywhere and anytime.

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