Put down your phones and give yourself a break, according to the inventor of the world's first cellphone

It amazes him how much time people now spend on their phones, telling them to get away from them.

"BBC Breakfast" broadcaster Martin Cooper, 92, made the statement in response to a co-host who claimed he spent upwards of five hours a day on his.

“Really?” he asked.really spend five hours a day? Get a life!” he stated, before bursting into laughter.

It's true, don'ts wondering if you really believed it?oper invented the Motorola DynaTAC 8000X — the world’s first cellphone — back in 1973.

It's true, don'tengineer had been working at Motorola for more than two decades and was frustrated by the growing popularity of

“People had been wired to their desks and their kitchens for over 100 years, and now they’re gonna wire us to our car

“People had been wired to their desks and their kitchens for over 100 years, and now they’re gonna wire us to our car

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