1985: First Mobile PhoneMotorola introduced the Motorola DynaTAC.
This phone was made famous by the character Zach Morris on the television series Saved by the Bell
Phase one of lag theory: Invention
Law 1: new medium enhances technology and communication
1987: Berry Addiction BeginsHigh demand of customers wanting to stay connected to the office from anywhere else. Introduction of the BlackBerry
Phase 2 of lag theory: This is the discovery point- the blackberry opens a whole new way of communication and accessibility
Law 2: Cellular phones making being at an actual place to gather information obsolete. You can gather information virtually anywhere.
Law 3: Retrieves to need to speak from the past
1989: First Flip phoneIntroduced to the first Motorola flip cell phone. First phone to introduce vibration as ring tone
1999: Introduction of Mobile WebFirst cell phones introduced with mobile web surfing application
Phase three of Lag theory: diffusion- spread of discovery with access to world wide web
Law 4: New phone starts a whole new line advanced technology
2000: Goodbye External AntennaExternal Antenna’s were no longer needed
2001: First Camera Phone/ Introduction of 3G networkFirst phone with built in camera introduced. Phones with 3G networks come into play
2007: Apple Releases the iPhoneKnown as the cell phone that has set the bar. Introduced a whole new era of smartphones and touchscreen devices.
2010: The First Real Google PhoneGoogle released its own mobile phone.