Remember When Mobile Phones Were as Large as a Canned Ham?

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When you look at the sleek smart phone sitting on your desk, it is hard to imagine the more primitive technology that it descended from. Luckily traces of that history still survive in ads like this one from the late 1980s from Radio Shack. It looks so dated now, but I can assure you it seemed very futuristic at the time.

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2 thoughts on “Remember When Mobile Phones Were as Large as a Canned Ham?

  1. david says:

    Whenever I think of giant cell phones I think of Zach morris’s from saved by the bell, the cheesy 90s teen comedy.

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