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Meet Your iPhone’s Grandparent
11-07-2018, 05:49 PM
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RE: Meet Your iPhone’s Grandparent
(10-05-2018 06:08 AM)Massimo Gnerucci Wrote:  
(10-05-2018 01:50 AM)Eddie W. Shore Wrote:  Interesting article. Can you imagine if the Sharp EL-5000 III, HP 71B, or any of the smaller BASIC programming computers were able to make phone calls?

Well, there was this:
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The acoustic coupler was able to transmit and receive data but it was unable to dial or answering a phone call.
You had to manually do the call with a rotary or push button phone and wait for the dial tone before inserting the handset into the coupler.
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