A Look Back at Cell Phones

In Honor of National Telecommunication Day this week, I'm posting this Friday Funny.  It's the 1st cell phone ad.  For all of you who can't live without your iPhones, can you imagine carrying THIS around in your purse? LOL Technology's come a long way baby! ~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~ If you liked this post, read…Seven Reasons Why YOU Should Sign Up for the Art of Eloquence Newsletter


  • Art of Eloquence

    We didn’t get cell phones until fairly recently.

  • Carla

    My neighbor had a phone like that about a year after! Then she had one hot-wired in her car. Thought she was “all that.” LOL My first cell phone was pretty big. Nothing like this, but it was a darn good size. That was. . . oh, let’s see. . . I think I got one for Christmas in 2001.

  • Art of Eloquence

    My FIL had one of those computers!

  • Cindy Holman

    I don’t remember this ad! Ashlee would have been 2 years old at the time and we were living in California – it was around this time that we bought a 286 computer/processor for the church where Greg was pastoring. It’s such a joke to think back on that machine now! My first cell phone was in the mid-90’s when I was a sales director for Mary Kay and was on the road quite a bit. It was big and bulky but not THAT big! So funny how far we’ve come. Greg was just saying the other day – 20 years ago we could not have even imagined that every person would own a cell phone – we would have said they were CRAZY!!

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