Mobile History

The First Mobile Phone
Mobile History   Mobile History
The first fully automatic mobile phone system, called MTA (Mobile Telephone system A), was developed by Ericsson and commercially released in Sweden in 1956. This was the first system that didn’t require any kind of manual control, but had the disadvantage of a phone weight of 40 kg (90 lb). MTB, an upgraded version with transistors, weighing 9 kg (20 lb), was introduced in 1965 and used dual-tone multi-frequency signaling. It had 150 customers in the beginning and 600 when it shut down in 1983.

The handsets division of Ericsson was given a fresh … Continue Reading..

IBM Supercomputers

Supercomputer In Your Lap
The first ever computer invented occupied a complete room, weighed some around 30 tons and used electricity sufficient to run a small town, but now a more advanced computer hardly requires your lap / palm (laptops/Palmtops)!!! 

But when we talk about supercomputers …they still need a complete room space to work with some gigs of Ram and some tera/petabytes of HDD.

But here comes the day when it even these giants are going to become portable in the form of usual laptops, and who knows in few years(or may be months) they’ll be in our palms … Continue Reading..

USB 3.0

USB 3.0  USB 3.0  USB 3.0

The new USB 3.0 standard (specification) will be released in the first half of 2008, Intel has revealed at its Developer Forum. 

The present day USB 2.0 delivers a transfer speed of upto 480 Mbps, whereas USB 3.0 promises 10 times of this speed taking the transfer rate to 4.8 Gbps.
Moreover, It will be backwards-compatible with USB 2.0, which is backwards-compatible with the first USB 1.1 definition.

Intel stated that the USB 3.0 specification would be optimized for low power and improved protocol efficiency. The USB 3.0 ports and cabling will be designed with both copper and … Continue Reading..