Posts Tagged: Typing Writer

Typing Writer Free, This Week Only!

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Did you know The Rumpus has our very own app, Typing Writer? We do! And through December 16th, you can download Typing Writer and try it out at no cost! Typing Writer turns your iPad into a typewriter. Typing Writer is about getting words on the page. It comes loaded with first drafts from some of […]

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The Comic Sans Typewriter

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Artist Jess England has created a Comic Sans typewriter, dubbed the Sincerity Machine. England explains the genesis of the project on his website: As part of my ongoing thesis of questioning how we create, consume, store (and fetishize) media, it’s my wish that a classic, functioning typewriter altered to write in the most popularly despised […]

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A Modern-Day Typewriter

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The personal computer may have revolutionized the way writers write, but distractions from the Internet and social media may not make it the ideal tool for writing. Designer Adam Leeb has created a hybrid typewriter called a Hemingwrite. Long battery life, instant on, and a mechanical keyboard help make Hemingwrite feel more like a typewriter or […]

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Typewriters Are Latest High Tech Spy Tool

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In the wake of American spies tapping into every form of electronic communication, Germany is considering typewriters for highly sensitive documents. The Russians have already instituted such measures. Typewriters aren’t foolproof though. In 1984, the Soviets listened to the keystrokes of US Embassy secretaries, looking for patterns. Meanwhile, for less sensitive documents, there is Typing […]

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