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  1. The Chips inside Smartphones

    5/5 How a Cambridge-based company designs 85% of the silicon chips inside all mobile phones.

    First broadcast: 25 Nov 2011

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  2. Shrinking the Handset

    4/5 The story of the engineers who turned mobile phones from hefty bricks into fashion items.

    First broadcast: 24 Nov 2011

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  3. The Accidental Discovery of Text

    3/5 Stephen Fry explores how texting triumphed unexpectedly when paging was all the rage.

    First broadcast: 23 Nov 2011

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  4. From Car Phone to Executive Brick

    2/5 How Britain became a world leader in mobile phone technology in the eighties.

    First broadcast: 22 Nov 2011

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  5. Creating the Network

    1/5 Stephen meets the engineers who first dreamt of creating a cellular network in the 1960s.

    First broadcast: 21 Nov 2011

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