Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of carphone.

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Examples

  • Do you remember when mobile phones were called carphones?

    Mobile Gazette

  • Interview advice we'll help you prepare for that interview started life 25 years ago as carphones - because you needed a car to take the weight of the battery - and cost a fortune, but today there are more mobile phones in the UK than there are people.

    The Guardian World News

  • Vodafone doubles profits but admits downturn in India started life 25 years ago as carphones - because you needed a car to take the weight of the battery - and cost a fortune, but today there are more mobile phones in the UK than there are people.

    Technology news, comment and analysis | guardian.co.uk

  • You are the Ref by Paul Trevillion & Keith Hackett started life 25 years ago as carphones - because you needed a car to take the weight of the battery - and cost a fortune, but today there are more mobile phones in the UK than there are people.

    The Guardian World News

  • Indeed, the industry originally called them carphones and extolled them as useful status symbols in ads, like one from 1984 showing an executive behind the wheel that asked: "Can your secretary take dictation at 55 mph?"

    RutlandHerald.com

  • Indeed, the industry originally called them carphones and extolled them as useful status symbols in ads, like one from 1984 showing an executive behind the wheel that asked: ‘Can your secretary take dictation at 55 mph? †™ ‘That was the business, †™ said Kevin Roe, a telecommunications industry analyst since 1993.

    The Economic Times

  • The iPhone is the new Internet Explorer 6, says mobile developer The iPhone is the new Internet Explorer 6, says mobile developer Apple updates store, offers Aperture - and is this a hint of iPad pricing? started life 25 years ago as carphones - because you needed a car to take the weight of the battery - and cost a fortune, but today there are more mobile phones in the UK than there are people.

    Blogposts | guardian.co.uk

  • Follow our communications editor's tweets for all the latest action from the Mobile World Congress Schmidt adds "we certainly believe it's important for operators to be able to deal with too much capacity and misuse of their networks" started life 25 years ago as carphones - because you needed a car to take the weight of the battery - and cost a fortune, but today there are more mobile phones in the UK than there are people.

    Technology: Technology blog | guardian.co.uk

  • started life 25 years ago as carphones - because you needed a car to take the weight of the battery - and cost a fortune, but today there are more mobile phones in the UK than there are people.

    The Guardian World News

  • I'm sure all you kids out there are ready to leave your compunets and carphones behind to soak in the sight of our grand game! "asked Jackson, whose brain may or may not be at last failing him.

    Sports Pickle

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