Get a grip: 18 winter gloves that work with smartphones, tablets

Smart gloves with conductive fabrics let you operate smartphones, tablets and e-readers without exposing your digits.

By , Network World |  Consumerization of IT, slideshow, smartphones

With the cold weather comes the smartphone owner’s challenge: how to keep hands warm while handling a touchscreen in freezing temps. Fortunately, there are plenty of winter gloves made for smartphone- and tablet-toting people (which include half of the adult population in the U.S., according to Pew Research Center). Conductive fabric lets you type, swipe and scroll on your capacitive touchscreen devices without exposing your digits. Escape winter’s chilly grip with these 18 touch-friendly options.

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