Tag: Telephones

How Phones Work- The Basic Science Behind Telephones – THG Blog (1)

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Jul2018
Before diving into the workings of the very earliest phones, let’s talk about how they work in general. After all, the phones of today work the same way as Bell’s and all the phones of yesteryear. Sure, the trappings are different; we use computers instead of operators, air instead of ... Read More
July 21, 2018THG Admin
How Long Distance Calls Work- Calling a Country Far, Far Away – THG Blog (1)

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May2018
If you’ve been around long enough to truly remember the 1970s, or even the 1980s, and you made any sort of long distance calls overseas, you remember a time when such calls were a bit like being in a vast cave and shouting out into the darkness: You might get ... Read More
May 13, 2018THG Admin
A Time Before Phones- The Inventions Leading Up to the Telephone – THG Blog (1)

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Apr2018
The development of all the bits and pieces of the telephone make for interesting reading all by themselves (or perhaps you haven’t yet read the other articles in this section!), but it is at least as interesting looking over the various inventions that lead up to the telephone—and finding out ... Read More
April 24, 2018THG Admin
The Telephone Patent Follies- How the Invention of the Phone was Bell’s, and not Gray’s – THG Blog (1)

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Feb2018
Patents can be nutty things. Designed to protect inventors (whether individual or business) in the same way that copyrights protect authors, US patents can be applied for for any number of items, ranging from the strange and unmarketable to the most basic and valuable. The owner of a patent is ... Read More
February 22, 2018THG Admin