How to annoy your work mates


Install a piece of software on you Mac that makes it sound like a typewriter:

Then the Noisy Typer 1.0 is for you. Theo Watson, an inventor, introduced the free app earlier this month. It may be the perfect thing for the nostalgic and/or pretentious writer in your life, especially if she happens to be a Mac user. Unfortunately, no Windows version exists yet.

Noisy Typer – a typewriter for your laptop. from Theo Watson on Vimeo.


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  • I think this is pretty cool. Wouldn’t use it all the time, but if I was writing something – like a book – it would be a great audio anchor to keep me in the right mood. But I work from home, so no-one else would be affected. 

  • Neil

    Brilliant idea – I wonder if it does clunks for hitting two keys at the same time or can imitate a jam like I always used to do… old Olivetti gee – through that at the tip in 1978.

  • MarcWills

    “Unfortunately, no Windows version exists yet.”

    Make that FORTUNATELY, no Windows version exists yet.

  • Spanishbride

    That is totally cool I want it for my Mac but on the other hand I share my workspace with WO & he might kill me & call it justifiable homicide.

    • Neil

      I’d do it just ‘cos he raised the issue!!

  • Johnbronkhorst

    Apparantly, you can do this is you have incredimail. (a different EMail server)