The childhood telephones that broke our hearts

Do you keep in mind the nice outdated days? When individuals had actual values, the streets had been protected at evening, and America was nice? Me neither. However I do recall the joyous telephone designs of the previous.

Within the outdated days, my pricey, earlier than each handset was simply an unlimited display screen, telephones got here in all kinds of sizes and styles. Most of them had been hideous and silly, however at the very least that they had attraction.

Many of those mobile gems are within the Mobile Phone Museum. The gathering of over 2,000 fashions has been meticulously transferred to an internet exhibition, with pictures dripping with nostalgia and particulars on every system.

The web site has bought the TNW editorial group wistfully reminiscing. Right here’s how we had our hearts damaged by outdated handsets.

Már “Aggressively Noughties” Másson Maack


Whereas scrolling by way of the museum, I used to be all of a sudden reminded of my long-forgotten love: the Nokia 3200. Okay effective, I’ll admit its buttons are totally ridiculous, however the aggressively noughties design will at all times have a particular place in my coronary heart.

It was the primary cellphone I had and it was method cooler than all the opposite crap available on the market as a result of it allowed me to really categorical myself. Principally, you would take away the outer casing, which was fabricated from see-through plastic, and put in any sort of printed background.

So naturally, I used to be by far the best child in class, rocking a telephone with hand-drawn designs (or at the very least my mother thought so).

Anouk “Groovy Shapes” Vleugels

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