Miss the good old-fashioned manual typewriter? The USB Typewriter, a "new and groundbreaking innovation in the field of obsolescence," according to its creator, turns the old machines into retro-style keyboards that hook up to any USB-capable computer to let you type like it's 1948.
Jack Zylkin, who humorously describes himself as "a reclusive genius with 57 cats," created the peripheral with materials provided at Hive76, a maker co-op in Philadelphia where Zylkin does his tinkering. In the video below, you can see it click-clacking away attached to an iPad.
The USB Typewriter consists of a … Read more