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Typewriter iPad app

Hanx Writer is a new typewriter app for the iPad, and it's currently one of the most popular apps on the iTunes store. The keys bang and there's hard returns and chimes when you reach the end of a line. It's free, but there are upgrades.

Image: Hanx Writer

By Lyndsey Gilpin

Lyndsey Gilpin is a former Staff Writer for TechRepublic, covering sustainability and entrepreneurship. She's co-author of the book Follow the Geeks.