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Happy Birthday: The text message turns 20 years old today

By Shawn Knight
Dec 3, 2012
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  1. One of the most popular means of modern communication is celebrating its 20th birthday today. The very first text message was sent from a PC to a mobile phone on December 3, 1992, by then 22-year-old Neil Papworth over the...

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  2. bielius

    bielius TS Booster Posts: 231   +14

    stans

    *Stands
    :)
     
  3. 3DCGMODELER

    3DCGMODELER TS Enthusiast Posts: 307   +18

    Cool I remember that day well

    :)
     
  4. Pan Wah

    Pan Wah TS Enthusiast Posts: 134   +27

    I wonder if the message has arrived yet?
     
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  5. Shegunna_Blow

    Shegunna_Blow TS Rookie

    Bullcrap, try 177yrs old.

    "While a professor of arts and design at New York University in 1835, Samuel Morse proved that signals could be transmitted by wire. He used pulses of current to deflect an electromagnet, which moved a marker to produce written codes on a strip of paper"
     
  6. TS-56336

    TS-56336 TS Addict Posts: 609   +108

    It's called annual anniversary. Even the foundation of cellular phones couldn't skip a year of celebrating.
     


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