The first ever text message was sent on December 3, 1992, by Neil Papworth from his computer to the phone of Richard Jarvis. Neil was a test engineer for Sema Group and used the Vodafone network to transmit the text message.
The most used keyboard shortcuts - Cut, Copy, Paste, Undo - were popularised by Apple products, the Lisa and the Macintosh. Apple came up with the combinations - Command key with an alphabet key - to achieve these features. [more...]