Episode 6 Preview | The Smartphone
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.
- [Narrator] On Breakthrough,
no invention has connected humanity
more than the smartphone.
- It has fundamentally transformed
the way that we live.
- [Narrator] But how we got here
is a story of amazing innovations.
- [Younger Woman] This is a really wow moment.
- [Narrator] And unlikely surprises.
- Something that nobody else has done.
- [Narrator] Explore the unbelievable revolutions.
- [Woman] Scientists made an amazing discovery.
- [Narrator] That have changed how mankind
interacts with the world.
Breakthrough: The Ideas That Changed The World.
Wednesday, at 10/9 central.
Only on PBS.