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Welcome to the Paleofuture blog, where we explore past visions of the future. From flying cars and jetpacks to utopias and dystopias.

Mobile Phone Prototypes (1973)

Invention and Technology magazine has a great piece in their Winter 2007 issue about the development of the mobile phone. The pictures below are prototypes developed by Motorola. The "banana" model second from the right intrigues me most. The world would be a very interesting place if mobile phones had never gotten any smaller.

Unrealized Moscow (1930s to 1950s)

Unrealized Moscow (1930s to 1950s)

To The Fair! (1965)