Write an essay about how the cellularphone is turning into a multi-functional applianceAcellular phone (not to be confused with a cordless telephone) is atelecommunication gadget that utilises radio-waves over a networked area(cells) and is connected through a cell site or base station at a fixedlocation, enabling communication to transmit wirelessly over a wide range, to anotherphone. The cell phone is an invention from the year 1973 byDr.
Martin Cooper, a Motorola employee who, working with a team of developersat Motorola Company, made the first phone call on 3rd April 1973 atMotorola Company. The first cellulartelephone for commercial use was approved by the Federal CommunicationsCommission (FCC) in 1983.(Computer Hope, n.
d)Derivedfrom the traditional concept of two-way radio technology, the cellular phonehas gradually evolved and grown over the years. At the point of invention of cellularphones, service was unsophisticated, and phones were extremely cumbersome.Today’s handheld mobile phones are very light, minute in size and pocket-sized.The cellular phone has developed from voice telephony to an instrument collaboratingmany services other than voice calls, i.e., short message services, Internetaccess, taking photos, playing games and many other functional services.Intoday’s world, more people have access to a cell phone than a toilet (UnitedNations, 2013), we have to ask: what are all these cellular phones doing? Theglobe has faced innumerable changes in almost every sphere, and the society isfacing relentless changes in the way the people communicate to each other.
Nowadays,a new concept of cellular phones has unfolded, which is prominently known asthe “Smart Phone”. The smartphone by its name gives the impact of allowing users to avail multi-dimensionalfunctions and utilities in a single phone. The smart phone has not only madeeasy the process of calling and texting, but has also provided instant chattingcapabilities through which users can converse with each other at anytime,anywhere through many developer applications, whether it is through audio orwith video, whether it is a music file to be shared with someone or a camera photo/file document either by using Wi-Fi connectivity or using telecom connectivityservice.
It has made the lives of people very straightforward and businesses processeshave become more efficient and less complex. Themobile phone industry, led by giant firms such as: Apple, Samsung and HTC, is avery innovative component within the ICT sector and the smartphone is becomingthe benchmark configuration of innovation. The tech-giants are perpetuallyworking on and launching upgraded models of smart phones, and have their ownonline stores by which mobile phone users can obtain freely millions ofapplications for various uses.
In developing world, telecommunicationproviders are in a relentless process to innovate their systems to get accessto 4G (Fourth Generation) technology which enables their users to browseinternet, stream TV/videos in their phones in any part of world without theneed of Wi-Fi technology. This innovation has been seen as remarkably matchingthe needs of the users in the developed world.