10 Modern Technologies That Are Older Than You Think

Have you ever wondered how old some modern day technology actually is? Look at the phone you’re using — sure, it may have been made last year or maybe even last month, but have you ever wondered when the first one was actually made? Or when the biggest celebrity thing about plastic surgery nowadays came about for the first time? Check out this list of 10 modern technologies that are older than you think to find out how old some technology that we use today actually are.

Mobile Phones

The first mobile phone call was made in 1946, with a fee of just $15 monthly, nowadays that would be around $150.

Video Games

Before Pong’s release in 1972, and even before Higinbotham’s game Tennis for Two, there was the Cathode Ray Tube Amusement Device, a massive, closet-mounted cathode ray computer, which was patented in 1948.