The Telephone

  • First Telephone made

    First Telephone made
    The first telephone was made on March 10, 1976. By a man named Alexander Granhm Bell. That same day the first telephone call was mde by Alexander. The first words ever spoken on a telephone where to his assistant, Thomas Watson. He said "Mr. Watson. Come here, I want to see you." http://www.americaslibrary.gov/jb/recon/jb_recon_telephone_4.html
  • First Telephone Company

    First Telephone Company
    The first Telephone company was made by a mas named Gardiner Hubbard. The name of the company was named after the maker of the telephone. Alexander Grahm Bell. They called it The Bell telephone Company. By the end of 1877 there was over 3,000 Telephone survices http://www.connected-earth.com/Journeys/Firstgenerationtechnologies/Thetelephone/Firststeps/TM0596.jpg
  • The Candlestick Telephone

    The Candlestick Telephone
    The canlestick telephone was seperated into 2 peices. The mouth formed the candlestick were you would speak into. When the phone is not in use the earpiece was held on a cradle . During a phone call you would place the reciever by your ear. http://bgr.com/2013/12/13/telephone-timeline-a-brief-history-of-the-phone/
  • Rotary Phone

    Rotary Phone
    The rotary dial works on a pulse-based system. The frequency of pulses is based on the number on the
    dial which the caller selects.The numbers were on the base wich you would rotate the dial to the number you wanted. Then release. Based on my limited amount of numbers you would wait untill it started the call. http://bgr.com/2013/12/13/telephone-timeline-a-brief-history-of-the-phone/
  • The Push-Button Phone

    The Push-Button Phone
    AT&T introduced the Push-Button phone, which allowed phones to use a keypad to dial numbers and make phone calls.to make a call you would push the keys that make up the phone number, signaling to the telephone operator, which number you wanted to call. Rotary dial phones had used pulse dialing, which was a much slower method of signaling the operator that you are calling someone. http://bgr.com/2013/12/13/telephone-timeline-a-brief-history-of-the-phone/
  • Answering Machine

    Answering Machine
    The answering machine allowed callers to leave a message if no one was on the other end. These phone accessories used cassette tapes to record messages. It was a three-foot-tall machine popular with Orthodox Jews who were forbidden to answer the phone on the Sabbath. http://bgr.com/2013/12/13/telephone-timeline-a-brief-history-of-the-phone/
  • Portable Phone

    Portable Phone
    Portable, phones were now part of your TV remote. people now could move around while they were talking on the phone. Now you can talk on your phone anywhere in the world. At the time, a well-placed portable phone could save you a trip across the house. http://bgr.com/2013/12/13/telephone-timeline-a-brief-history-of-the-phone/
  • Motorola DynaTAC

    Motorola DynaTAC
    The Motorola DynaTAC 8000X was the first commercially available mobile phone. At 1.75 pounds, this phone had 30 minutes of talk time and the cost to use it was not a very friendly price. It was $3,995. http://bgr.com/2013/12/13/telephone-timeline-a-brief-history-of-the-phone/
  • Nokia 5110

    Nokia 5110
    the Nokia 5110 had a long battery life. More importantly, you could play Snake on its 47 × 84 pixel screen. It was originally intended for as a cell phone screen. this phone was one of the first mobile telephones with a replaceable faceplate, allowing users to customize their device. http://news.softpedia.com/news/10-Interesting-Facts-About-Nokia-India-202598.shtml
  • Sanyo SCP–5300

    Sanyo SCP–5300
    The Sanyo SCP–5300 that had a camera. It was the firt ever phone to have one. It had a built-in flash with a range of only three feet. People thought that now digital cameras would replace film cameras. It wasn’t clear that a camera could fit in a phone. http://bgr.com/2013/12/13/telephone-timeline-a-brief-history-of-the-phone/
  • Motorola RAZR

    Motorola RAZR
    Mobile phone companies continued to push twords smaller phones. This phone perfected the flip phone design. At just 0.54 inches thin, the RAZR was a fashion device and a cell phone at the same time. The popularity of the Motarola RAZR decreased in the generation of the new touchscreen smartphones. http://bgr.com/2013/12/13/telephone-timeline-a-brief-history-of-the-phone/
  • Motorola StarTAC

    Motorola StarTAC
    The Motorola StarTAC was the first successful flip phone and the first successful consumer cell phone. Weighing in at just 3.1 ounces, the StarTAC was a milestone in the trend toward smaller cell phones. It re-explained the whole idea of what a small phone should look like. Its clam shell design was a taste of the improved cell phone. http://bgr.com/2013/12/13/telephone-timeline-a-brief-history-of-the-phone/ http://www.mobilephonehistory.co.uk/motorola/motorola_startac.php
  • IPone

    Apple brought the smartphone to a whole new level! With its touchscreen and sleek design, the iPhone was an incredible success. The iPhone quickly showed just how clunky smartphones and flip phones were. The iPhone has always improved with many updates to both its hardware and software. http://bgr.com/2013/12/13/telephone-timeline-a-brief-history-of-the-phone/
  • Caller ID

    Caller ID
    Before caller ID you had to remember people's telephone numbers. Then came Caller ID. You could now decide if you should answer the phone or just let it go to voicemail. Now standard, Caller ID changed the way we used telephones. http://bgr.com/2013/12/13/telephone-timeline-a-brief-history-of-the-phone/
  • Blackberry

    With the Blackberries advanced email capabilities, BlackBerry Messenger, and hands on keyboards, they were the ultimate business phone. When the iPhone was announced in 2007, many BlackBerry fans gave up on them because of its lack of a hand on keyboard. Now that touchscreen smartphones have improved themselves, BlackBerries have fallen rapidly, with many failed attempts at touchscreen smartphones, and is currently struggling to keep the Blackberries going. http://bgr.com/2013/12/13/telephone-