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As smartphones and tablets take over, relive the sounds of the modem and Polaroid camera

Published 26/07/2013 | 10:51


NOWADAYS the technology sounds we hear include the slide and click of the table being opened.

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Not so long ago, the technological sounds were the hiss of the modem and the shoosh of the Polaroid camera.

Revisit some of those sounds here.

Fast-forwarding music on a Walkman:

Television Switch Off:

Fax Modem signal:

Disposable camera being wound up:

Polaroid camera:

UK telephone engaged tone:

Inserting tape into VCR:

Email Alert:

(And, last but certainly not least)

Windows 95 startup

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