The first known commercial spam was the “Green Card Lottery” spam on Usenet posted by the husband and wife duo of Canter & Siegel on April 12, 1994.
The first commercially available cell phone was Motorola's DynaTAC 8000X. It took 10 hours to charge the device which gave 30 minutes of talk time. The world's first call from a mobile phone was made using this device by Motorola's Martin Cooper, the father of the cell phone. [more...]