ULTRA-LITE VIBRATING GOLD and other mobile wonders from yesteryear

In amusing retro-tech news, UnderCurrent grinned widely when it came across this 1995 newspaper advertisement for a mobile phone sale…

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While the 50 name-and-number phonebook seems a bit restrictive, TurboDial and AnyKey answer hilariously quaint and the 3-year warranty overly long (considering the networks now want you to upgrade every year), there is something to be said for 22-hour battery life!

Most intriguing for UnderCurrent, however, is Motorola’s “ULTRA-LITE VIBRATING GOLD” — are we still talking about mobile phones…?

(Hat-tip: u/mrsquishyface)

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One Response to ULTRA-LITE VIBRATING GOLD and other mobile wonders from yesteryear

  1. boz Thu 29 Jan 2015 at 3:12 pm #

    great article, I grinned too. I had the Nokia 100 as my first ever phone, whilst my dad had the Moto 1950 flip. thanks guys!!!

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