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The telephone was invented in 1876 by Alexander Graham Bell. The telephone back then was made only to make and recieve calls. To use the the telephone you would place your finger onto each individual number and spinning to the top after each one until the phone number was completed.

Interesting Facts-The first phrase said through the telephone was from Alexander Graham Bell to his assistant, Thomas A. Watson, stating: " Mr.Watson, come here, I need you.- "Ahoy" was the first telephone greeting not "Hello"

The cellphone was invented in 1931 by several different inventors but the smartphone was invented in 1992 by Nokia. The cellphone was made to make and recieve calls but the smartphone could make and recieve calls, take pictures and video, has voicemail and messaging, internet, videocalls/FaceTiming and many other features. To use a cellphone you simply dialed the number on the number pad and pulled the metal bar on top for signal. The flip phone you just flipped up and dialed the number. The smartphone, however, you could use the touchscreen

The television was invented in 1925 by John Logie Baird. The television played motion pictures in black and white. The television was used by plugging it into the wall and pushing the power button.

The typewriter was invented in 1829 by William Austin Burt. The typewriter was used for typing up letters onto paper. To use the typewriter you would place paper into it, type and whenever it reached to the end of the line you you would push the carrige to the right.

Interesting FactsThe very first show that was broadcasted on television was a football game between the NY Giants and WA Redskins.

The keyboard was invented in 1867 by Christopher Latham Sholes but the touchscreen was invented in 1965 by E.A. Johnson. Both are used to type words onto a screen and are used by pushing/touching the buttons. The keyboard however has to be attached to the computer if not wireless.

The colour television was invented in 1954 but the flatscreen was invented in 1964 by many different inventors. It plays motion pictures in colour in a thinner and longer screen. It's used by plugging it into a wall and either pushing the power button on the television or remote.

The abacus (top) was invented in 2700 BC and was used to solve and callculate math problems by moving the circular beads on the rods. The Pascaline (bottom) was invented by Blaise Pascal in 1642. It was used to add and calculate by turning the dials.

The digital calculator (left) was invented in 1969 by Texas Instruments and was used to add, subtract, multiply, etc. It was used by pushing the buttons. The smartphone, which was invented in 1992, also has a calculator feature which is used by touching the screen.

Interesting Facts- QWERT is the signature of the people whp helped invent the last modeled typewriter.

- The longest word you can type on the typewriter with your left hand is "stewardesses".

Interesting Facts-The first pocket calculator retailed for $100.00

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