It's winter in our neck of the woods. Well, not mine, specifically because I live in Arizona. But for much of the world, it's cold and snowy and wet and that means that everyone is bundled up to stay warm. The only problem is how do you use your smartphone or tablet if you have gloves on? If you have a smartphone with a keyboard you may be able to navigate ok, but if you have a touchscreen, you're pretty much out of luck if you're wearing gloves.
Isotoner has a solution. They have a line of gloves called smarTouch that are designed to work with your smartphone or tablet. They are water repellent, with a non-slip palm and fingers, made with Lycra fiber so the gloves fit snugly and stretch just when you need them to. While all of that is neat, the best feature of these gloves is right at the tip of your fingers, or to be specific, your thumb and index fingers. Here you'll find they have embroidered the tips with a special conductive thread that conveys an electrical impulse to the touchscreen, allowing you to scroll, select, and type without having to remove your gloves and freeze your fingers off.
Bla1ze (aka Chris Parsons) and I both took these gloves for a spin, and found them to work well on a variety of touchscreens, from tablets to phones to ATMs! They fit well and were really comfortable to wear. I really loved how mine looked (in Tron-like teal and black) and Bla1ze -- being in Canada where it's cold -- loved that they kept his hands nice and warm and fit really nicely. We agreed that it may prove difficult to type out lengthy emails on a small screen, but for shorter messages, browsing, reading Twitter or Facebook, checking in to Foursquare, and things such as that, the smarTouch gloves were great. And of course on larger screens such as tablets they work awesome.
Isotoner has the smarTouch gloves available for men and women in a variety of colors and styles including leather, knit, and fleece, lined/unlined, and more. You can check out all the styles, order gloves for yourself or that tech addict in your life, and find stores near you that sell them. I'm sure we all know some smartphone or tablet lovers out there that would be super happy to find these in their stocking on Christmas morning!
We have 2 pairs of smarTouch gloves to give away this week, courtesy of Isotoner! To enter, leave a comment below letting us know why you need these in your life or a particular time these gloves would have come in 'handy'. We'll choose 2 lucky winners Sunday night at midnight PST, so get your entries in! (The winners will each get to pick which style and color they prefer.)
I will be moving back to Indiana from Kenya in January. I'm not sure my fingers will survive the 80+ degree temperature drop without some protection! (giving up constant use of my phone is not an option)
I live in Cleveland and take the bus every day. So while I wait for the bus, I either have to risk frostbite so I can use my phone, or just stand around being bored while I keep my gloves on and my hands warm. So naturally, these gloves would be the perfect solution!
Here in Philly it's always a little colder this time of year and waiting for the bus/trolly would be much easier and more comfortable with a decent pair of gloves that I didn't have to take off every time I needed to check something on my phone.
Best idea ever, I don't need these because I currently live in Florida (which is going to change in 5 months). I travel to cold places but I'm never there for more than two weeks, I just wanted to say how awesome these are.
Welp I live in Arizona and it gets stupid cold in the morning, especially in my car. I could use these to drive with so that i can change the song or update the traffic reports on my phone while looking cool doing it.
I need to win these because last year I suggested my parents get me some tech gloves for xmas and instead of touch screen gloves, I got gloves with some kind of "high tech" lining. If I won these, then I wouldn't have to hurt their feelings by showing up to xmas this year with a different pair that I bought myself!
Well no more BS, I never win these things anyway. I lost the heat in my car. Gonna be $900 for a heater-core. Ohh and i live just north of Boston. These would definately help me. Considering the fa t or is winter. Thanks guys