Before going any further, make sure you are in a comfortable sitting position and far removed from any sharp objects. Please refrain from screaming and the celebratory dancing because this is a true thing of beauty! A gadget that connects old-fashioned manual typewriters to modern-day technology so you can use them as keyboards for your computer, laptop, iPhone or iPad. Amazing right? The USBTypewriter is available as a DIY kit for around US$72, which enables you to modify your own vintage typewriter into a USB-ready keyboard. No white-out required.