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"The whole problem of energy sources is going to be solved by little solutions, not by some big new piece of technology that does everything. We got into this crisis by believing that we had one big piece of technology that would do everything (oil)."
- Gregory Benford

Picphone  
  A small telephone that has a screen to show pictures.  

Who thought about playing games on a phone in the 1970's? Only Philip K. Dick.

The left wall of the cab opened and a picphone slid out, cord twisted in a baroque loop....

Seating himself, Buckman began an idle colortone game with the picphone; he flashed the flags of various extinct nations.

From Flow My Tears, The Policeman Said, by Philip K. Dick.
Published by Doubleday in 1974
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Although the "picphone" is not a portable cell phone, it is still an interesting presentation of an idea that didn't come true for another forty years. No one thought about playing some sort of a game with their phone until after the turn of the 20th century. I grew up in the 1960's and a telephone was a single purpose device for making phone calls.

See also the pocketphone from Heinlein's 1953 novel Assignment in Eternity. As far as I know, the first reference to a pocket-sized telephone is in Heinlein's 1948 novel Space Cadet - the portable telephone.

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