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Typewriter

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Lego vintage typewriter gets brand new keys

Matt Armstrong's detailed Lego brick creations run the gamut from telegraphs to ray guns. Is there anything he can't build?

By Jul. 3, 2013

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'Chromatic Typewriter' turns keystrokes to brushstrokes

Creating art with that splendidly elaborate gadget known as the typewriter is nothing new. Just ask Hemingway or Orwell. But this beautifully hacked 1937 Underwood Standard takes things to an entirely different realm.

By Dec. 7, 2011

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Twitter mourns for the undead typewriter

A story about the last typewriter manufacturer in the world announcing it has only 500 machines left made headlines recently. There is one problem: It isn't the last manufacturer.

By Apr. 27, 2011

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Manual typewriter to world: 'I am not dead yet!'

Reports of the death of the manual typewriter have been slightly exaggerated. In fact, Hammacher Schlemmer will sell you a brand new one for $200.

By Mar. 22, 2012

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IBM celebrates 50 years with the Selectric typewriter

The Selectric is still considered one of the most dramatic improvements in the typewriter space, thanks to its "golf ball" head.

By Jul. 27, 2011

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The dying typewriter will leave a tech-stained void

Technology will be served, but the world is losing a bit of its romance as the manufacturing of typewriters starts drawing to a close.

By Apr. 29, 2011

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USB Typewriter: Where does the carbon paper go?

Creative modder turns the old machines into retro-style keyboards that hook up to any USB-capable computer to let you type like it's 1948.

By Jun. 14, 2010

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Philco PC is part typewriter, part '50s TV

Pasadena, Calif.-based SchultzeWorks design studio has created a retro-styled re-imagining of the desktop PC based on an iconic 1950s TV brand.

By Dec. 16, 2009

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Gaming keyboard meets manual typewriter

New version takes a cue from the past with rubberized keys.

By Jul. 16, 2008