Few could have anticipated what an essential part of our lives mobile phones would be when the technology first took-off in the late 80s. By the end of the 90s, they were becoming more and more prominent in the UK. In 2000 half of all adults in the UK owned a mobile phone, the figure now stands at 93%.
There are a stunning 6 billion mobile phone subscriptions in the world, which means, surprisingly, more people have access to mobile phones than they do to working toilets. The near ubiquity of cellphones and smartphones around the globe continues to grow, spurring remarkable advancements in cellular and smartphone technology.
Over the last few decades, wireless computing has evolved significantly. It’s gone from you being constantly plugged in and avoiding any kind of commuting, to conveniently taking your computer anywhere.