Created by industrial designer Austin Yang, the nostalgic concept allows users to enjoy that good ol' feeling of typing on a classic typewriter.
Each time a key is pushed, a small metal arm — equipped with small rubber pads on the tip — reaches out to touch the corresponding character on the iPad's digital keyboard. You can check out the iTypewriter in action in the video below:
Now, you're probably asking yourself, "who in their right mind would actually use such a thing?" As Yang explains on his personal website, "the elder users who have never used the computer or ipad, they can use this familiar typewriter and type in the familiar operation way. For some specific group of users, this product provide an easier way to type on the ipad."
So, despite the additional interest from hipsters abroad, Yang hasRead More »from iTypewriter is the latest ridiculous iPad accessory