Why Does Your Phone have 1000 years old Viking Symbol?

Do you know that your smartphone has a Viking history associated with it. Yup its true and has something to do with your Bluetooth symbol on your phone.

It is one of the bind runes, one that specifically symbolizes the name of First Denmark King, Harald Bluetooth. Now you may be wondering what a 1000 years old Viking King had to do with Bluetooth.

Actually Harald Bluetooth is known for uniting Denmark and Norway, and Bluetooth when was it was in development and its inventor Jim Kardach was looking for a codename, he was also reading a novel on Harald Bluetooth named The Long Ships. As he discovered Harald Bluetooth was the one who united the different Danish groups, he decided to codename Bluetooth after him, as at that time Bluetooth was meant to connect phones with PC.

Also the symbol was derived from Younger Futhark runes Runic letter (Hagall) (ᚼ) and Runic letter (Bjarkan) (ᛒ), Harald’s initials.

So the famous Bluetooth symbol was made by coming the two . Now in modern time smartphone every smartphone has Bluetooth and almost every devices communicating to each other have Bluetooth.

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