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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

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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

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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

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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

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Kremlin finds way to avoid leaks: Typewriters

Russia's inner workings have reportedly been spooked by the rise of WikiLeaks and the Snowden revelations. So the Kremlin has reverted to something less technical, but more secure.

By July 11, 2013

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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 July 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 December 7, 2011

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Flaming unicorns and USB typewriters: Maker Faire NYC

Make Magazine's Maker Faire made its third trip to NYC this weekend, washing over Queens with a tsunami of creative activity.

By October 1, 2012

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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 March 22, 2012

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Absolutely fabulist: The computer program that writes fables

Forget a thousand monkeys at a thousand typewriters, researchers have created a computer program that writes fables by itself.

By August 3, 2014