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The Smartphone 

The journey from Romans using fire signals to modern smartphones.

Directors:

Sean Smith, Ben Harding

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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Jim Al-Khalili Jim Al-Khalili ... Himself - Presenter
Saul David Saul David ... Himself - Historian
Nadya Mason Nadya Mason ... Herself - Physics Professor
Jim Meigs Jim Meigs ... Himself - Science Writer
Danielle George Danielle George ... Herself - Engineer
Tan Le Tan Le ... Herself - Inventor and Technology Entrepreneur
Anthony Loder Anthony Loder ... Himself - Hedy Lamarr's Son
Philippe Kahn Philippe Kahn ... Himself - Sender of First Mobile Phone Picture
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Patrick Stewart ... Himself - Narrator (US version)
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Storyline

Dial in to the fascinating history of the smartphone, from its roots in Morse Code to 2007, when Apple unveiled the first-ever iPhone. Plus, see how the next generation of smartphones will allow us to communicate through them just by thinking.

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Genres:

Documentary

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Official Sites:

Official page at PBS

Release Date:

22 May 2019 (USA) See more »

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