18 August 2014 1:26 PM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Tom Hanks is embracing the digital age by launching his own app.

Tom Hanks has found a way to merge his love of old school technology with new. Meet the Hanx Writer!

As a fan of the typewriter, Tom's app will provide the typewriting experience without the whole cumbersome physical machine part.

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The sounds of typing on a manual typewriter will be heard, and it will have a delete key unlike a traditional typewriter.

Hanks personally owns 200 typewriters and prefers the machine to modern technology.

Last summer, Hanks wrote about his love for the typewriter in The New York Times.

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"The sound of typing is one reason to own a vintage manual typewriter — alas, there are only three reasons, and none of them are ease or speed. In addition to sound, there is the sheer physical pleasure of typing; it feels »


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