my object

By hodges
  • 1865: The birth of Nokia

    1865: The birth of Nokia
    Fredrik Idestam establishes a paper mill at the Tammerkoski Rapids in south-western Finland, where the Nokia story begins. It was on the banks of the Nokianvirta river – the place that gave Nokia its name.
    The Nokianvirta river is named after a dark, furry animal that was locally known as the nokia – a type of marten.
  • 1898: Finnish Rubber Works founded

    1898: Finnish Rubber Works founded
    Eduard Polón founds Finnish Rubber Works, which will later become Nokia's rubber business.
  • 1912: Finnish Cable Works founded

    1912: Finnish Cable Works founded
    Arvid Wickström starts Finnish Cable Works, the foundation of Nokia's cable and electronics businesses.
  • 1960: First electronics department

    1960: First electronics department
    Cable Works establishes its first electronics department, selling and operating computers.
  • 1967: The merger

    1967: The merger
    Nokia Ab, Finnish Rubber Works and Finnish Cable works formally merge to create Nokia Corporation.
  • 1981: The mobile era begins

    1981: The mobile era begins
    Nordic Mobile Telephone (NMT), the first international mobile phone network, is built. This Phone is an NMT portable cellular mobile telephone
  • Mobira Cityman

    Mobira Cityman
    one of nokia's first mobiles.
    the battery cost £3700. that's cheap!
    don't know how much the phone was.
  • internet mobiles

    internet mobiles
    The Internet goes mobile.
    Nokia launches the world's first WAP handset, the Nokia 7110.
    imagine trying to surf the web with that screen!
  • N95 unveiled

    N95 unveiled
    The N95 was unveiled in September 2006 and was released at the end of March 2007.
  • new phone N95

    new phone N95
    got my new shiny N95 today - it is so much better than my N73 - better photos and video - more control over contrast and exposure for photos - nice big bright screen. and you can view it landscape or portrait - which is nice!
  • Wet Phone

    Wet Phone
    My phone got very wet - it poured down with rain but I kept taking photos and filming at a Music Festival and by the end of the day it was so wet it stopped working - you coul deven see blotches of water inside the screen - I had to let it dry out for at least 2 days before it worked again.
  • NOKIA N900

    NOKIA N900
    If you want a glimpse at the future of portable devices, you might find the Nokia N900 fascinating.
    click to check out the N900
  • LOST phone

    LOST phone
    I lost my phone for 2 days and could not find it anywhere. Eventually I found it in the bin in my bedroom - but only because someone sent me a text message. My text alert tone is a song and when I found it in the bin it was singing the words
    "I didn't think you'd ever find me here" - haha.
  • TODAY - my phone is ill

    TODAY - my phone is ill
    won't charge - keep plugging it in to get message "not charging" - what is that about? it isn't very well
  • 2005: The billionth Nokia phone is sold

    2005: The billionth Nokia phone is sold
    Nokia sells its billionth phone – a Nokia 1100 – in Nigeria. Global mobile phone subscriptions pass 2 billion.

    i do like my phone but it won't survive much longer - so by the end of august i will definitely get the new iphone - have been waiting for an iphone with a decent camera and the IPHONE4 is it!
  • N95 goes into retirement

    N95 goes into retirement
    i'll spend the day making sure all my photos, videos and texts are archived on my computer and i will put my N95 in a box with all my other old phones - and probably take a photo of it in there with my new phone