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Go way retro with this mechanical-typewriter computer keyboard

You love the look and feel of old typewriters, but don't want to give up the comforts of modern technology. Meld the two with the Qwerkywriter keyboard.

By September 23, 2014


Why Tom Hanks' typewriter app clicks

Actor Tom Hanks recentlyy debuted a typewriter app for iPads called Hanx Writer. Since its release, Hanx has skyrocketed to the top of iTunes as the most downloaded app. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi explains the novelty of Hanx and recommends other typewriting apps to download, if you too crave a modern spin on that old fashioned clickety-click of the keys.

By September 10, 2014


iPad users say 'Hanks' for the typewriter app

In just four days, Tom Hanks' Hanx Writer has rocketed to the top spot on the App Store's freebie chart.

By August 19, 2014


Turn your iPad into an old-school typewriter with Hanx Writer

Tom Hanks loves typewriters and wants to give iPad writers the feeling and sound of using a manual typewriter.

By August 15, 2014


Today's kids confused by old-fashioned typewriters

What happens when kids are asked to use a typewriter for the first time? The Fine Brothers find out in this latest "make us all feel old" video series.

By August 3, 2014


Optimistic futurism: The designers building the world of tomorrow

Whether it's the first cordless kettle or a spacecraft for civilians, UK design company Seymourpowell has long created inventions on "the edge of the future." But how do you design a world that doesn't exist yet?

By November 9, 2015


Betty the tweeting chicken going for Guinness World Record

Why did the chicken tweet? No it's not a joke, it's a clever Twitter campaign being run by a fast-food chain.

By October 14, 2015


How a geeky club sparked Apple's first computer and gave Woz a 'Eureka' moment

A 1975 meeting in a Silicon Valley garage inspired the young, shy Steve Wozniak to build the Apple I -- and ignite a legacy.

By September 8, 2015


'Tomorrowland' in Dolby Cinema: the best picture I've seen in a theater

In the Dolby Cinema presentation of Disney's "Tomorrowland," fiber-optic-fed laser light engines, 4K resolution, HDR contrast and Atmos sound combine to create a breathtaking cinema experience. Tomorrow's theater experience can't come home soon enough.

By May 22, 2015


ThinkGeek's foolishly fake products should be real

This April Fools' Day, ThinkGeek unleashed everything from Mad Max Power Wheels Desert Drifters to a Hodor Travel Buddy to Voltron Cat Condos. Take a look at some of the coolest fake products around.

By April 1, 2015