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    " The first documented use of the word “cell phone” was in 1984."

    "The first handheld cell phone weighed 2.4 pounds and was 9 x 5 x 1.75 inches in size."

    "World-wide approximately 88.3% of all mobile phones in use today are not iPhones."

    "According to the Guinness World Records, the current fastest texter in the world is Sonja Kristiansen of Norway who was able to text the following message in 37.28 seconds (fastest to date): “The razor-toothed piranhas of the general Serrasalmus and Pygocentrus are the most ferocious freshwater fish in the world. In reality, they seldom attack a human.”

    "The top 5 countries in the world with the most currently active cell phones are: China: 1.2 billion phones; India: 904 million phones; U.S. 327 million phones; Brazil: 276 million phones."

    " It was a full 10 years after public demonstration of the first handheld cell phone in 1973 before the first commercial handheld cell phone, the DynaTAC 8000x (“Dynamic Adaptive Total Area Coverage”), hit the market on March 6, 1983. This phone weighed “only” 1.1 pounds, had 30 minutes of battery life (8 hours of standby), and was initially priced at $3,995, which is about $9300 today."

    "Well use our phones roughly, 85 times per day."

    "An interesting thing is that nearly 90% of the mobile phones in Japan are waterproof, as the people of Japan are very fond of mobile phones that they use it even in the shower."

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    "In 2012, Apple sold 37.04 million iPhones in 14 weeks — or 262 phones per-minute and 4 phones per-second."

    " Everyone cannot afford to enjoy the luxuries of life, but there are a few lucky ones who can. For those lucky people, Apple had launched its iPhone5 fully coated with 26 carat black diamond.
    It was launched with the price of $15.3 million and became the world’s most expensive phone."


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    We all are a little irritated by the ever increasing bills we pay, mobile bill being one of them. Well, imagine being Celina Aarons, who got the biggest shock of her life when she opened her cell phone bill and found she owed $201,000.
    The reason? Celina had two brothers who were deaf and mute and communicated with her via text over their phones. Usually it wasn’t a problem thanks to a standard data plan. But on a trip to Canada one brother sent over 2,000 text messages and downloaded videos at a cost of around $2,000 per vid.

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    Common sense should have told them to look into an international data/call/text plan before going to another country.
    Hopefully the cell company worked with them on this bill, but I can't help but SMH when I hear things like this. People aren't very bright sometimes.

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    You would have though that. Their fault, pay up.

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    I remember when I was younger, like 16. They had a, well I guess a meet up type group and you could talk to the people via phone calls. But they charged by the minute. My grandmother beat me silly. The phone bill was $987

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    " Have you ever used Nokia 1100? Be proud, it was the bestselling electrical gadget in history with more than 250 million pieces sold.:

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    This sounds odd, but you can charge your phone by using urine, scientists developed it.




    Hmmmmmm.....

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    Try it, let us know how it works...

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    There is no way to charge a modern cell phone with urine. What the...?

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    I couldn't find any real scientific papers but I did find this.

    Need to charge your phone?
     
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    Truly! SMH!

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