iTypewriter is Definitively The Most Ridiculous iPad Appendage Ever

Designer Austin Yang designed the iTypewriter for the iPad. His goal was to provide users "the old feeling
of typing and also the lastest (sic) technology. Even though the elder users who have never used the computer or ipad, they can use this familiar typewriter and type in the familiar operation way."

Which is a nice thought. However if this thing ever goes on sale, please let it be known that this would be the douchiest hipsteriest ipad appendage EVAR.

I mean, seriously, who the hell would use this? (Ok, maybe @JoeBoughner who has previously professed a liking for pc typewriter keyboards).

Or maybe a writer who loves to compose their prose to the click-clack sound of a typewriter, finding comfort in that noise as it drowns out the deafening silence of writer's block.

But, mark my words, nerds: if this ever became a product for sale, the only acceptable intent to purchase is for irony. That is, you would have permission to display it as an iPad stand in your office and to use it as a conversation starter. But consider yourselves unfollowed in every sense of the word if you even dare to use it in any other context, you hipster douchebag. :) :)

Thankfully, this is just a design concept. For now.

Check it out in action, used by someone who either can't type, or is too scared to type quickly for fear of breaking their iPad.



(Source: Internet's Best Secrets)