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Marty Cooper on the communicators.


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Came across this on Youtube unless your a big time phone geek, you probably won't like this video. He makes some very interesting points,Also goes into the history of the cell phone. 99% of people don't even know who this guy is,but they should.



YouTube - The Communicators: Martin Cooper

Martin Cooper, the inventor of the mobile cell phone, tells "The Communicators" about the current state of the wireless industry. Program from Saturday, March 6, 2010.
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Great find! I really enjoyed the entire discussion. I'm also amazed at how well Marty Cooper presented himself - the guy is 80 years old!

How would you like to own one of those prototype cell phones he made? 2 Lbs and a battery lasting only 20 minutes.

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Watched this yesterday. As for the prototypes, I have this near my desk..

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Watched this yesterday. As for the prototypes, I have this near my desk..


LOL, Micky I Gotta give credit where it's due I actually found this on your Facebook page yesterday



BTW: does it still work?
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Aha.! I see. No mate, its a dummy, its actually a replicate which houses an N97 in the front of it.
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Aha.! I see. No mate, its a dummy, its actually a replicate which houses an N97 in the front of it.
I would have thought it's real,Given all your connections with Nokia.
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