mobile phone


Definition of mobile phone

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Just like mobile phones brought new people into gaming, so could streaming. Sarah E. Needleman, WSJ, "The Tricky—but Potentially Lucrative—Task of Streaming Videogames," 8 Nov. 2018 In a perfect world, our mobile phones would work correctly, all day long. Kim Komando, Fox News, "3 smart ways to boost cell signals inside your home," 19 Aug. 2018 Building a brand that speaks to a changing market Design often plateaus once the platonic ideal of a product becomes established—like mobile phones have all become slight variations on slim glass rectangles. Diana Budds, Curbed, "The rise of the direct-to-consumer home," 21 Dec. 2018 Similar universal service fees are already assessed on landline phone service and mobile phone service nationwide. Jon Brodkin, Ars Technica, "FCC panel wants to tax Internet-using businesses and give the money to ISPs," 12 Dec. 2018 But this matching mobile phone moment is pretty adorable indeed. Kara Nesvig, Teen Vogue, "Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson Get Pink Razr Flip Phones," 31 Aug. 2018 The caretaker provincial government blocked access to the internet and mobile phone services. The Economist, "Nawaz Sharif returns to Pakistan, and jail," 14 July 2018 Comcast is putting new restrictions on its mobile phone service, Xfinity Mobile. Emily Price, Fortune, "Comcast Slaps New Restrictions on Xfinity Mobile Customers," 2 July 2018 FreedomPop launches its unlimited $10-a-month plan For those looking to save on mobile phone service, FreedomPop will be launching an unlimited $10 monthly plan offering talk, text and data Thursday through Unreal Mobile. Editors, USA TODAY, "NBA Draft, immigration legislation, Kate Spade's funeral: 5 things to know Thursday," 21 June 2018

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First Known Use of mobile phone

1975, in the meaning defined above

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30 Mar 2019

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The first known use of mobile phone was in 1975

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