The past decade has seen the cell phone technology evolve into a must have consumer electronics. Not only can you take pictures and video with your phone, you can use it to send e-mails, chat on instant messengers, listen to music, get directions, and even watch television.
The technology has come a long way since the days of brick-shaped analog phones that barely fit in a purse, let alone a pocket. Two years ago, experts predicted that there would be 3 billion cell phone subscribers worldwide by 2010. Now it looks as if we’ll pass the 3 billion mark by the end of this year. Paul Ndiho has more on the evolution of cell phones.