The world’s first hard drive was 68 inches high, 60 inches long and 29 inches deep. It was developed by IBM, could store 5 MB of data and was only available on a lease basis with the 305 RAMAC computer.
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...]