Phones: Past, Present, and Future

Timeline created by Yellowauthor
  • Telegraph

    Telegraph
    The telegraph was a device used to send coded messages as beeps along wires.
  • Candlestick Telephone

    Candlestick Telephone
    The candlestick telephone was invented by Antonio Meucci.
  • Wall Phone

    Wall Phone
    The wall phone was large and bulky and hadncomponents that had to be arranged in the most appropriate manner.
  • First Telephone Invented

    First Telephone Invented
    The first telephone was invented by Alexander Graham Bell on March 7, 1876.
  • Rotary Phone

    Rotary Phone
    The rotary phone was the earliest user-controlled phone to be mass-produced.
  • Pay Phone

    Pay Phone
    The first pay phone was created in 1878.
  • Crank Telephone

    Crank Telephone
    The crank telephone was an early wooden wall telephone that required the caller to speak into a mouthpiece on the phone and crank the box to operate it.
  • First Cell Phone Invented

    First Cell Phone Invented
    On March 6, 1983 the first cell phone was invented.
  • Today's phones: Apple iPhone

    Today's phones: Apple iPhone
    One of the newest, upgraded, cell phones of today is the Apple iPhone 4S created by the Apple Company.
  • Phones of the Future

    Phones of the Future
    In the future, phones will be even slimmer and allow you to watch more television while on the go. Phones may not even be seen, they could be hidden in such places as accessories and even in the body! They will have a bunch of new features and communication might not even be what they are used for.