Monday 19 February 2018

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


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

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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