The Nokia 2 just got its specifications leaked via an AnTuTu benchmark listing and the entry-level smartphone also might be the cheapest device to be output by the Finnish company.
The mobile phone has come a long, long way since its humble beginning as a simple communications device. Who could have predicted that the device that was invented solely for the purpose of making calls while you’re out and about would become a key component in the lives of so many people today.
Just imagine your life today without your mobile phone and how different it is now with the device. It’s amazing isn’t it?
We stumbled upon this very interesting post that lists the many iconic mobile phones from 1983 all the way 2009. It’s mesmerizing to see the many phones that filled our pockets not too long ago and to see how much things have changed.
It’s interesting also to note how much Nokia was a dominant force in the industry for so long and to see how far the have fallen behind today. A lot has changed since 1983.
Now, who can predict what the next 20 years in mobile phone evolution will produce?
Check out “The Evolution of Cell Phone Design Between 1983-2009” here.
We’ve come a long way from the days of the big bulky analogue mobile phones of yesteryear. A very, very long way. Today’s latest smart phones have more processing power and imaging capabilities than computers had at that turn of the century.
Using cutting edge 3D Projection Mapping techniques on a small scale never seen before, this video sums up the progress of mobile phones from the days of the Motorola brick through to the first text message and colour screen to GPS and Android in a very interesting way.
The producers of the viral video, Vodafone, ends the video in the most fitting way, urging us to ask the question — what’s next?
Have you ever wondered how much of an environmental footprint mobile phones leave behind?
Not really? Well we’re guilty on that account too. Perhaps the infographic after the jump will make think otherwise.
With over close to 7 billion people in the world and over 4 billion mobile phones being used today, the impact on the environment mobile phones have in terms of effects to the environment, power consumption and the utilisation of raw materials to make these devices, is something we can’t avoid but to take notice of.
Head on over to after teh jump to see how much of a toll these mobile doodads are taking on the environment.