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Today We’re Mobile First – But What Did Mobile Look Like 40 Years Ago?

Mobile first or first mobile?These days, everyone in Startuplandia is talking about mobile first. More and more frequently, our apps and websites are being built with mobile in mind as the world’s population switches from desk and laptops to their tiny little phone computer screens. “Mobile first” is the buzzword of 2014 and everyone knows that if you’re not optimizing for mobile, you’re not making it into 2015.



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While cellphones only started becoming ubiquitous in the early aughts, they’ve actually be around for over 40 years. Can you believe it? Check out this awesome infographic from Wishpond that illustrates just how rapidly mobile technology has changed over that time period. Think you can keep up with the trend?



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David | Wishpond

Author : Emma McGowan

Emma is a proud native of Burlington, Vermont, who has lived in six different countries over the past two years. She's living and loving the global nomad life and writing about technology and startups everywhere she goes. Check out more of her writing about tech on (the more titillating stuff) KinkAndCode.. Follow her on Twitter @MissEmmaMcG.

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