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Mobile Phones are 40 years old today

Posted on Thursday, 4th April 2013 by

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On April 3 1973 the first mobile phone call was made by Marty Cooper, a senior engineer at Motorola.

Forty years later and mobile phones are still going strong, in fact a report carried out by the International Telecommunications Union found that there were six billion mobile phone subscriptions worldwide.

Over the course of the forty years a lot has changed. The first mobile phone cost something in the region of what would today be $1million dollars. In 1983 a cellular phone cost $4000 which is the equivalent of $10,000 today.

And now mobile phones are rarely used just for talking. All new models have an mp3 player, a camera and internet connection.

It is the smartphone that is making its mark on the world today with more and more websites being accessed by mobile device. It has been estimated that the majority of internet use will soon be done through mobiles devices like phones and tablets.

The future is mobile which is why we at Edward Hands and Lewis have developed our mobile website and legal app. We know that you are on the go.

Our app allows you to scan legal documents to be sent to us, record conversations for legal cases, contact our solicitors directly, make enquiries, follow your case, ask a legal question and much more. Our app allows you to keep up with your case while you get on with your daily life.

When you download our app for free you receive vouchers which entitle you to a free Will review, a free Trust review, a free Employment contract review and a free Partnership Agreement review.

So download our app for free today and find out what we can do for you. Either scan the QR codes on our homepage or simply search Edward Hands on the iPhone or Android store to download our app for free.



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