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Mobile Facts

Mobile Facts

Chances are you don't leave home without your mobile phone, but how much do you actually know about mobile or cell phones and their history?
Do you know who Martin Cooper is? How about a textonym? What are one-quarter of U.S. mobile phone towers disguised as? Who devised the 160-character text message limit?
Take a look through our gallery of fun Mobile Facts. And by all means, share any mobile trivia you've pick. Enjoy these Facts about Mobile.

If u lose your mobile
If u lose your mobile

Got an interesting fact to share.. Now days each one of us carry Hi Fi Mobile devices and always fear that it may be stolen.

Each mobile carries a unique IMEI i.e International Mobile Identity No which can be used to track your mobile anywhere in the world.

This is how it works!!!!!!

1. Dial *#06# from your mobile.
2. Your mobile shows a unique 15 digit .
3. Note down this no anywhere but except your mobile as this is the no which will help trace your mobile in case of a theft.
4. Once stolen you just have to mail this 15 digit IMEI no. to cop@vsnl.net
5. No need to go to police.
6. Your Mobile will be traced within next 24 hrs via a complex system of GPRS and internet.
7. You will find where your hand set is being operated even in case your no is being changed.

If u lost your mobile, send an e-mail to cop@vsnl.net with the following info.

Your name :

Address :

Phone model :

Make :

Last used No :

E-mail for communication :

Missed date :

IMEI No :

No 4 in Nokia Model Number
No 4 in Nokia Model Number

In Asia, the digit 4 never appears in any Nokia handset model number, because 4 is considered unlucky in many parts of Southeast/East Asia.

Largest digital camera manufacturer
Largest digital camera manufacturer

Nokia is currently the world's largest digital camera manufacturer, as the sales of its camera-equipped mobile phones have exceeded those of any conventional camera manufacturer.

First commercial GSM Call
First commercial GSM Call

The world's first commercial GSM call was made in 1991 in Helsinki over a Nokia-supplied network, by Prime Minister of Finland Harri Holkeri, using a Nokia phone.

Nokia Tune Fact
Nokia Tune Fact

The ringtone "Nokia tune" is actually based on a 19th century guitar work named "Gran Vals" by Spanish musician Francisco Tarrega. The Nokia Tune was originally named "Grande Valse" on Nokia phones but was changed to "Nokia Tune" around 1998 when it became so well known that people referred to it as the "Nokia Tune."


Text messages revenue
Text messages revenue

Text messages contribute to 20% of operator revenues.

First Text Message
First Text Message

The first text message ever sent was on December 3, 1992. On this historic date, British engineer Neil Papworth of Sema Group sent an early "MERRY CHRISTMAS" message from his computer to Richard Jarvis of Vodafone on Jarvis's mobile phone.

An iPhone Power
An iPhone Power

An iPhone now has more processing power than the North American Air Defence Command did in 1965.






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