Tag Archives: typewriters

  • ‘California Typewriter’: Doc About Modern Typewriter Culture (Trailer)

    ‘California Typewriter’: Doc About Modern Typewriter Culture (Trailer)

    You might not have known this, but actor Tom Hanks and singer-songwriter John Mayer are both typewriter collectors. I’m passing this on not as a personal friend to either of them, but as someone who just saw the trailer for California Typewriter, an upcoming documentary about the subculture of people who love typewriters. Embracing the […]

  • Lofree: Keyboards Inspired by Typewriters

    Lofree: Keyboards Inspired by Typewriters

    One of the things that have more or less gone extinct in the last 50 years is the completely satisfying click-click-clack of an old-school mechanical typewriter. But now there’s a new tech brand in town attempting to bring back at least one aspect of that bygone age in the form of mechanical keyboards inspired by […]

  • Qwerkywriter: Typwriter-Style Keyboard for Wireless Devices

    Qwerkywriter: Typwriter-Style Keyboard for Wireless Devices

    Who doesn’t miss the feeling of banging on an old-fashioned typewriter keyboard like Jessica Fletcher in the opening titles to Murder, She Wrote? Now, you no longer have to scour thrift stores and garage sales to make your typewriter fantasies come true – instead, you can just grab yourself a Qwerkywriter, which has the added […]

  • Hemingwrite: An Old-School Typewriter With A High-Tech Twist (Pics)

    Hemingwrite: An Old-School Typewriter With A High-Tech Twist (Pics)

    The typewriter was, by most accounts, a clunky and difficult piece of technology compared to the word processors of today. Unless you grew up with one, it’s unlikely you’d use one now, which means you have no idea about the joy of hammering out a literary project without the distractions of the internet and social […]