Trendy Keyboards Bring Back the Nostalgic Feel of Typewriters

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Whether it's hitting a tennis ball square in the middle of a racket or pulling the protective sticker off a new cell phone, there are some satisfying tactile experiences that just can't be replicated. Take the joy of tapping away on an actual typewriter, for example. That small pleasure might technically be a thing of the past, but the Lofree Keyboard aims to retain some of its nostalgia-inducing feelings and sounds.

The new keyboards have a minimal, futuristic design, while retaining a lot of the satisfying features of the past. Like old typewriters, the keys give a small amount of resistance and make the signature mechanical switch sounds. They're packaged in bold colors and each key is backlit, just like standard Apple keyboards. The attractive devices are able to connect wirelessly with Windows, Mac, Android, and iOS systems, or with a USB cable.

The Lofree keyboard will be available via presale on March 7. Early birds can get one for $59, and they'll retail later for $99. You can sign up for Lofree's email newsletter on their website to get more updates on the photogenic piece of technology.

[h/t Design Milk]