Constant Touch

Constant Touch : A Brief History of the Mobile Phone

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From nowhere, it is the land of the Finns, not the land of the free, that is setting the technological pace. The device that keeps us in constant touch has shifted how we live, work and play. Constant Touch tells the historical story of the mobile phone, what happened and why. The next generation of mobile phones is one of the greatest gambles in history, with the existence of major companies riding on the outcome. But are historical lessons being learnt?show more

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  • Hardback | 185 pages
  • 118 x 178 x 28mm | 281.23g
  • Icon Books Ltd
  • Duxford, United Kingdom
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 1840464194
  • 9781840464191

About Jon Agar

Jon Agar is the author of Turing and the Universal Machine (2001), is attached to University College London and lives in Dalston, more

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'An excellent treatment... highly readable.' New Scientistshow more

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