Tech Time Machine: 3 April

Mobile computing and mobile telephony can be a cause of frustration in this day and age, but spare a thought for those of us living 30 years ago.

Mobile computing and mobile telephony can be a cause of frustration in this day and age, but spare a thought for those of us living 30 years ago.

Today on Tech Time Machine, we take a look at the first usable portable computer, the Osborne 1, as well as the first mobile phone call, made by the once very cool people at Motorola.

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